- music the duration of a given printed note relative to other notes in a composition or section and considered in relation to the basic tempoOften shortened to: time Also called: note value
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One who can do these things is prepared to find the answer to the problem of time-value.
In valuing any durable good, the theory of time-value is implied.
When I strive to remember, I have a riot of unrelated impressions and a loss of time-value.Before Adam
The effect is to suspend the principal note, by taking away the time-value of the appoggiatura prefixed to it.
The simplest and clearest case of time-value is the difference noticeable in the same thing at different moments.