In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1USsemibreve feminineredonda feminine
- Students will first begin by identifying which color M&Ms represent which notes: an eighth note, a quarter note, a half note, and a whole note (the pretzels will be the stems).
- The whole note derives from the semibrevis of mensural notation, and this is the origin of the British name.
- The note twice the length of the whole note is the double whole note (or breve).
- For people who might look at the score, with its long held whole notes and wonder where the music is, I can tell you that it is in the living, trembling, vibrating sounds that these dots are converted into performance.
- If the strings were given anything to play besides extended whole notes, I didn't hear it.
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