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whole note

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  1. whole note, semibreve(noun)

    a musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)


  1. whole note(Noun)

    A musical note four beats long in 4/4 time.


  1. Whole note

    In music, a whole note or semibreve is a note represented by a hollow oval note head, like a half note, and no note stem. Its length is equal to four beats in 4/4 time. Most other notes are fractions of the whole note; half notes are played for one half the duration of the whole note, quarter notes are each played for one quarter the duration, etc. A whole note lasts half as long as a double whole note. A related symbol is the whole rest, which usually denotes a silence for the same duration. Whole rests are drawn as filled-in rectangles hanging under the second line from the top of a musical staff.

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  1. Alex
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How to say whole note in sign language?

  1. wholenote


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whole note in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whole note in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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