Definition of Semibreves

1. Noun. (plural of semibreve) ¹



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Definition of Semibreves

1. semibreve [n] - See also: semibreve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semibreves

semiautonomous
semiaxes
semiaxis
semibald
semibarbarian
semibarbarians
semibarbaric
semibarbarism
semibarbarous
semibiographical
semibold
semibolds
semibreve
semibreve rest
semibreve rests
semibreves (current term)
semibrief
semibriefs
semibull
semibulls
semibuoyant
semicalcareous
semicalcined
semicanal
semicanal for tensor tympani muscle
semicanal of auditory tube
semicanalis
semicanalis musculi tensoris tympani
semicanalis tubae auditivae
semicarbazide

Literary usage of Semibreves

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1. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"In these, and all other cases, the first of the bar are subject to the same laws as th= semibreves of the First Order ; and the morí closely these laws are ..."

2. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1905)
"Five semibreves. Au-cun ont trouvé, &C. Mais a moi en donne о - koi -son 1 De Mûris even ascribes the first use of this device to Pierre de la Croix. ..."

3. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"... semibreves in the measure, or their equiv- able variety a melody may pass from the .... semibreves ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"The Cadence will be formed by the Canto fermo either in conjunction with the part containing the crotchets, or with one of the parts written in semibreves, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"When two semibreves were placed between two Breves, in Perfect Time, or two Minims between two semibreves, in the Greater ..."

6. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889) by Eminent Writers by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, Adela Harriet Sophia Bagot Wodehouse (1880)
"When two semibreves were placed between two Breves, in Perfect Time, or two Minims between two semibreves, in the Greater ..."

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