In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Rhythmic values are quarter, eighth and half notes, and only the major finger pattern is used in the first chorale.
- The aptly titled Creepy Crotchets is written almost entirely in quarter-note values, with occasional half notes, and is based on the familiar creepy minor arpeggiated chord theme.
- Contrapunctus I, which exposes the subject in its original form (do-sol-me-do-ti-do-re-me-fa-me-re-do), was played in a slow tempo, with an almost dry separation of the initial four half notes each time the subject or answer appeared.
- Behind his solo, the band plays a descending set of half notes and Watts builds off this.
- Sometimes a half note is better than a full note, or no sound is better than a lot of sounds so you can contemplate something that's already been or create anticipation for something that's about to happen, like in a film score.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.