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quarter note Line breaks: quar|ter note

Definition of quarter note in English:


Music , chiefly North American
A crotchet.
Example sentences
  • Students will first begin by identifying which color M&Ms represent which notes: an eighth note, a quarter note, a half note, and a whole note (the pretzels will be the stems).
  • Early on, participants don't know a quarter note from a half note.
  • At measure 27, forte is in the transcription, while fortepiano is indicated in the original score; in measure 34, the final measure of the piece, the flutists are performing a dotted quarter note, while the piano performs a quarter note.
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