semibreve


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to semibreve: half rest, half note

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
References in periodicals archive ?
Semibreve was originally launched by Annie Ball, a master concert pianist who also happens to be the daughter of well-known Northumberland artist Mary Ann Rogers, with chef Pia Castleton.
Now the Semibreve Supper Club is coming up to a year old and Annie and Pia are celebrating with a Quintessential Summer Picnic at The Garden Station, Langley, near Hexham.
In music, a hemidemisemiquaver is equal to what part of a semibreve?
A breve sign indicates heavy stress while a semibreve signifies light stress, all presented in diastematic symbols which range over only two lines of the five-line staff.
Instead, in the absence of any other early eighteenth-century London productions he gives us an account of Leveridge's Comic Masque of Pyramus and Thisbe with its characters Semibreve, Crotchet, and Gamut discussing the excesses of Italian Opera, possibly further from the text of Shakespeare than any straight-forward translation.
When it comes to note-reduction, Grier observes that a modern semibreve differs from a Machaut semibreve because modern readers might expect a semibreve to be a long note while to Machaut is was a short one.
First, the sections themselves are kept notationally discrete from one another: the ritornello, for example, is notated in the finished score so that it leads on directly from the end of the three-part verse - the vocal parts end with a semibreve so that the strings can complete the bar with an anacrusis of one minim - but in C616 this anacrusis is not subtracted from the end of the previous bar; similarly, the ending of the [cents] section of the bass verse is a full bar in C616, meaning that the anacrusis of 'The French unequal in the fight' is not taken into account.
245), for instance, a signum indicating a canonic entry is placed below the second semibreve. The caption ("Fuga ad tonum sub con pausa de breve sobre el canto llano") indicates, however, that the signum should be placed one semi-breve later, at the start of the second breve.
The singers are called Semibreve and are from Bolton.
In musical notes, which is longer, a crotchet or a semibreve? 5.
In musical notation, how many semiquavers are there in a semibreve? 5.
Operation Semibreve, involving all the various police forces and agencies, was led by Hertfordshire Police.