The quotient will be 12 francs for each bar, or the proportions will be as follows: -- For a semibreve, 12f.; a minim. From Wordnik.com. [The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 17, No. 491, May 28, 1831] Reference
Consecutives on successive semibreve beats are broken by the intervention of a minim if it is a harmony note, but not if it is a passing discord. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2007-04-01] Reference
'I am the breve, Carlo here is the semibreve, he is the crotchet, he is the quaver, and that lad in the sea is a semiquaver, and little Piero here is a demi-semiquaver. From Wordnik.com. [Captain Corelli's Mandolin]
A native harpist adds the music of his many strings; and not bad music either, though he does not know a quaver from a semibreve, and his harp is of his own manufacture. From Wordnik.com. [Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 85, January, 1875] Reference
"If we're going to play duets after tea and you continue to absorb sandwiches at your present rate of consumption, you'll soon be incapable of detecting the inherent difference between a quaver and a semibreve.". From Wordnik.com. [The Moon out of Reach] Reference
Trills are abundant: there is even one on a semibreve. From Wordnik.com. [parterre box] Reference
Beginning at the 1st complete bar, and reckoning one step to each semibreve -- 1. From Wordnik.com. [Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries] Reference
The dotted minim value of this corresponds with the semibreve value of the other. From Wordnik.com. [Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries] Reference
Now, my father could have sung several of the old church-tunes middling well in his own family-circle; but it so happened that, when mounted in the desk, he never could command the starting notes of any but one (St. Paul's), which were always in undue readiness at the root of his tongue, to the exclusion of every other semibreve in the whole range of sacred melody. From Wordnik.com. [Anecdotes of Dogs] Reference
• whole note (semibreve) • half note (minim) • quarter note (crotchet) • sixteenth note (semiquaver). From Wordnik.com. [BellaOnline - The Voice of Women] Reference
A closing cadence that he holds on to the last semibreve upon his private responsibility; but how much more of the spirit of the old. From Wordnik.com. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 23, September, 1859] Reference
23. semibreve. From Wordnik.com. [A Spelling-Book for Advanced Classes] Reference
274 semibreve, 132 semi-brevis, 132 semiminima, 132 semi-occasional, 36, 96, 163 semi-quaver, 132 senator, 227 send, 274 senery, 246 senior, n. From Wordnik.com. [Mencken, H] Reference
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