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A note having the value of four beats in common time.
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(Music, other) US and Canadian a note, now the longest in common use, having a time value that may be divided by any power of 2 to give all other notes. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): semibreve
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a musical note equivalent in value to four quarter notes.
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|Noun||1.||whole note - a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)|
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whole noten (Am) (Mus) → semibreve f
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