Definition of Quarter rest

1. Noun. A musical rest having one-fourth the time value of a whole rest.

Generic synonyms: Rest



Definition of Quarter rest

1. Noun. (music) A rest of the same duration as a quarter note. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quarter Rest

quarter day
quarter evil
quarter final
quarter horse
quarter horses
quarter light
quarter mile
quarter moon
quarter nettings
quarter note
quarter notes
quarter of
quarter of an hour
quarter past
quarter plate
quarter rest (current term)
quarter rests
quarter round
quarter saw
quarter sawed
quarter sawing
quarter saws
quarter section
quarter sessions
quarter stock
quarter to
quarter tone
quarter waiter
quarter waiters
quarterage

Literary usage of Quarter rest

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

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"Series with periodically recurring lengthened intervals are played on one digital: quarter—quarter —quarter—rest, quarter—quarter—quarter—rest, etc. ..."

2. The Dulcimer: Or The New York Collection of Sacred Music. Constituting a by I B Woodbury (1850)
"quarter rest P Ц а Я 1 м В A dot after* note or rest adds one half to its value; thus, ^ . a dotted whole note is equal to three halves ^ ^ j^, ..."

3. The Musical Guide: Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Terms by Rupert Hughes (1903)
"A quarter rest, quart de soupir (soo-per'). A sixteenth rest. quart de son, or ton. ... A crotchet, half of a half-note, quarter rest. ..."

4. The Musical Guide: Containing a Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Terms by Rupert Hughes (1903)
"A quarter rest, quart de soupir (soo-per). A sixteenth rest. quart de son, or ton. ... A crotchet, half of a half-note, quarter rest. ..."

5. Music in the Public Schools: A Manual of Suggestions for Teachers by Elbridge Ward Newton (1909)
"quarter rest. Eighth rest. Sixteenth rest. Thirty-second rest. 12. ... The dot after a quarter rest takes the place of an eighth rest. f.-—f. ..."

6. The American Educational Monthly for the School and the Family (1864)
"If we place a stem at the left of any of these two rests, we form the quarter rest; if at the right — the eighth rest. With the eighth rest begins a perfect ..."

7. First Theory Book by Diller, Angela (1921)
"The unit in 4, 4 and \ meter is the quarter-note or the quarter-rest. The note-values are: J - Quarter-note. a : Half-note. o = Whole note. ..."

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