quarter note ExamplesWord Origin noun Music.
- a note equivalent to one fourth of a whole note; a crotchet.
Origin of quarter note First recorded in 1755–65 Examples from the Web for quarter note Historical Examples of quarter note
The suspension may now be a quarter-note, or its rhythmic equivalent.
Friedrich J. Lehmann
It is danced in either 2/4 or 6/8 time, and the first movement (in 2/4 time) occupies the duration of a quarter-note.
Alfonso Josephs Sheafe
British Dictionary definitions for quarter note quarter note noun
- US and Canadian music a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreveAlso called: crotchet