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time value

  1. 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.

    The Principles of Economics

    Frank A. Fetter

  • 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

    Jack London

  • 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.