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Name: Dots, Ties, and Borrowed Divisions
ID: m11888
Language: English (en)
Summary: In written music, standard note lengths are always halves (or halves of halves, and so on) of other note lengths. To get any other note length, dots, ties, or borrowed divisions must be used.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: dotted notes, tied notes, triplets
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: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Apr 5, 2004 11:22 am -0500
Last revision to module: Mar 11, 2011 7:56 pm -0600

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Version History

Version: 1.10 Jan 18, 2013 12:58 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
updated links

Version: 1.9 Mar 11, 2011 7:56 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones Currently viewing this version.
Changes:
removed from survey

Version: 1.8 Apr 12, 2010 8:58 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
linked to survey

Version: 1.7 Jan 5, 2010 7:58 pm -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.6 Mar 26, 2007 5:23 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added notes9c alternate format in the CNXML

Version: 1.5 Mar 7, 2007 11:27 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added outline eps and svg files

Version: 1.4 Dec 18, 2006 10:57 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
updated links, small text changes

Version: 1.3 Feb 20, 2006 11:37 am -0600 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Updated figures, made small text changes, added links.

Version: 1.2 Oct 14, 2004 3:36 pm -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Rewrote "borrowed divisions and linked to "meter" module.

Version: 1.1 Apr 5, 2004 11:44 am -0500 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Broke up "Duration" into three smaller modules.

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