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time value

Music the duration of a given printed note relative to other notes in a composition or section and considered in relation to the basic tempo
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Rhythm and note values appear to be mostly taught by rote.
Kindergarten through second grades take music classes at a more introductory level, by playing tambourines, wood blocks and bells as they learn melodies, note values and rhythm, said Ernie Jackson, coordinator of special programs.
Coloration, indicative of proportional temporal relationships among note values, gains an unprecedented sophistication in Tucke's notes (summarized in Table 1), and Woodley suggests that the scheme may have developed within a small circle and over several generations of composers.