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Name: Duration: Note Lengths in Written Music
ID: m10945
Language: English (en)
Summary: In standard music notation, the duration (time length) of a particular note is defined by how long it lasts compared to a whole note.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: duration, eighth notes, half notes, meter, music, notation, notes, quarter notes, rhythm, staff, whole notes
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 2.12 (history)
First publication date: Dec 2, 2002 12:00 am -0600
Last revision to module: Mar 11, 2011 7:59 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 2.14 Feb 15, 2013 8:31 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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took down call for research study participants

Version: 2.13 Jan 18, 2013 5:36 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added call for research study participants

Version: 2.12 Mar 11, 2011 7:59 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones Currently viewing this version.
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remove from survey

Version: 2.11 Apr 12, 2010 9:00 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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linked to survey

Version: 2.10 Jan 5, 2010 8:07 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added Google analytics code

Version: 2.9 Feb 28, 2007 12:24 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added outline svg and eps files

Version: 2.8 Jan 26, 2007 3:02 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added eps CNXML

Version: 2.7 Dec 15, 2006 3:27 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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minor changes in texts, updated links

Version: 2.6 Mar 1, 2006 11:25 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Updated figures. Small text changes.

Version: 2.5 May 17, 2005 9:13 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
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update to cnxml-0.5

Version: 2.4 Mar 18, 2005 12:04 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Rewrote "stem direction" section.

Version: 2.3 Apr 5, 2004 11:54 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Redid figures for nicer look and broke up module into three smaller modules (including m11887 and 11888).

Version: 2.2 Oct 2, 2003 10:02 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added links

Version: 2.1 Jan 29, 2003 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
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Added keywords and abstract

Version: 2.0 Dec 2, 2002 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
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New module

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