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semibreve

Music 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
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Have the children work with a partner and investigate all the ways they can make a whole note with quarter notes and half notes (and eighth notes, if appropriate).
The cell for whole notes is also the cell for sixteenth notes.
Investors can also auction notes of all property types and a variety of debt instruments, including first liens, second mortgages, whole notes and subperforming or nonperforming notes.
The dance-driven vehicle featured a stunning score with operatic and symphonic sophistication, an eclectic mix of memorable tunes unified through the use of the "tritone"--an interval of three dissonant whole notes that produced a feeling of tension or dread (you can hear it clearly at the beginning of "Maria").
The long tones of the chanter are broken up by shorter grace notes that cut the whole notes into shapes that almost sound like words, she said.
Because Diab is transposing muwashahat to the piano (with its octave of eight whole notes and five half notes ), the best he can do is play compositions based on half tones as opposed to classical Arabic music's more typical quarter tones.
For example, when the 2nd-graders were learning about fractions in math, the quintet introduced rhythm with whole notes, half notes, and quarter notes.
Her interpretation of the Philosophy of Spirit as a whole notes especially Hegel's growing concern to interpret the Absolute intersubjectively as "Spirit.
The canaries are eighth notes, the bluebirds are quarter notes, the green parakeets are half notes, and those big fat robins are whole notes.
Or the father who closed his eyes and swayed, ever so gently, to the whole notes of a love song, and who, next morning, blew fluttery kisses to his two little girls?