crotchet


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crotchet

1. Music a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve
2. Zoology a small notched or hooked process, as in an insect

crotchet

Obsolete term for crocket.
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43) The shape of the melody is largely the same, but the note lengths have been halved within the same 3/4 time signature, and Leveridge's regular beats have been replaced, at least in the first half of the tune, with alternating dotted crotchets and groups of three quavers, over a clear 3/4 accompaniment.
Wilfrid Ward, for example, "disclaim[s] the right of 'private judgment,'" but "his opinions, viewed in conjunction with his position, proclaim a mind filled to overflow--with crotchet and inconsistencies" (p.
5, Kaunzinger begins the crescendo hairpin at beat 2 (assumedly as in MS 1) and reports that the hairpin "begins in FE already on the first crotchet in r.
A woman in Ardoyne wants to crotchet items that can be sold to raise money for the lepers," he said.
Five-time seems very clear and deliberate in this performance; the crotchet beat is strong and regular, although the pace is relatively slow at around 80 beats per minute (bpm).
at a rate of approximately 136 crotchet beats per minute.
Gas burners for a little local climate change, barbecues to send aloft fatty poison gas clouds, and loudspeaker systems hidden in hanging baskets whose range, courtesy of micro-chips, can blast every crotchet into the Outer Hebrides.
I also sing when happy and can carry a tune in my head, but I know nothing about the mechanics of music ( I do not know a semi quaver from a crotchet (I thought you knitted them anyway).
And just to prove how gullible Caprice is, she forked out pounds 2,000 for the knickers and bra set, which was covered with a crotchet net.
5mm Crotchet hook Rib cast off: Slip every other stitch onto another needle, so that you have the purl stitches on one needle and the knit stitches on another.