HyperDic: musical_note

English > 1 sense of the expression musical note:
NOUNcommunicationmusical note, note, tonea notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
English > musical note: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound.
Synonymsnote, tone
Member ofscale, musical scale(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)
Narrowerblue noteA flattened third or seventh
chordA combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
dominant(music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
eighth note, quaverA musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
grace note, appoggiatura, acciaccaturaAn embellishing note usually written in smaller size
half note, minimA musical note having the time value of half a whole note
mediant(music) the third note of a diatonic scale
middle CThe note designated by the first ledger line below the treble staff
monotoneA single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)
passing note, passing toneA nonharmonic note inserted for transition between harmonic notes
pedal point, pedalA sustained bass note
quarter note, crotchetA musical note having the time value of a quarter of a whole note
sixteenth note, semiquaverA musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note
sixty-fourth note, hemidemisemiquaverA musical note having the time value of a sixty-fourth of a whole note
subdominant(music) the fourth note of the diatonic scale
submediant(music) the sixth note of a major or minor scale (or the third below the tonic)
subtonic, leading tone(music) the seventh note of the diatonic scale
supertonic(music) the second note of a diatonic scale
thirty-second note, demisemiquaverA musical note having the time value of a thirty-second of a whole note
tonic, keynote(music) the first note of a diatonic scale
trill, shakeA note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
whole note, semibreveA musical note having the longest time value (equal to four beats in common time)
Broadermusical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
Spanishnota musical, nota, tono
Catalannota musical, nota, to

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