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A note having the time value of two minims or four crotchets, represented by a ring with no stem. It is the longest note now in common use.Also called whole note
- ‘The theme, an eight-bar structure of stentorian semibreve piano chords, receives six doggedly unvaried statements.’
- ‘The cantus firmus is sounded in semibreves in the middle of the three voices.’
- ‘For the first time the minim is now fully accepted as a note-value in its own right rather than as a special kind of semibreve.’
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