Definition of Quarter note

1. Noun. A musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note.

Exact synonyms: Crotchet
Generic synonyms: Musical Note, Note, Tone



Definition of Quarter note

1. Noun. (music) A musical note one beat long in 4/4 time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter Note

quarter-wave plate
quarter-witted
quarter belt
quarter blanket
quarter bottle
quarter crack
quarter day
quarter evil
quarter final
quarter horse
quarter horses
quarter light
quarter mile
quarter moon
quarter nettings
quarter note (current term)
quarter notes
quarter of
quarter of an hour
quarter past
quarter plate
quarter rest
quarter rests
quarter round
quarter saw
quarter sawed
quarter sawing
quarter saws
quarter section
quarter sessions

Literary usage of Quarter note

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1902)
"nominations is as follows: In " The Blue Alsatian Mountains:" quarter note, 30.73 with MV of 1.83; half note, 58.42 with MV of 1.42; dotted half note, ..."

2. First Theory Book by Diller, Angela (1921)
"The measure J^ JJ) would be described: one is an eighth-note and half of the quarter-note, two is the other half of the quarter-note and an eighth-note. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"In modern mu- (a) tr (b) A dotted quarter-note would call for one more group of 4 loth-notes ; a !, for 2 such additional groups ; etc. sic, ..."

4. First Theory Book by Angela Diller (1921)
"The measure J^ JJ) would be described: one is an eighth-note and half of the quarter-note, two is the other half of the quarter-note and an eighth-note. ..."

5. Music (1901)
"Let us also recognize that the quarter note is always twice as accentuated as the eighth. But, someone will say, we can always tell the relation of the ..."

6. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"quarter note. A crotchet. I Quarter rest. A pause equal in duration to a quarter note. See Rests. Quarter tone. A small interval, or deviation in pitch, ..."

7. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"quarter note. A crotchet. J Quarter rest. ... The fourth; the quarter-note. Quarto d'aspetto (It.) (quar-to d'as-/*/- to.) A sixteenth rest. ..."

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