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quantized bend

Bending to sound more than one note but only picking the string once.

Synonymous With: continuation bend

quarter note

A note that lasts for the duration of quarter of a bar.

See Also: bar, crotchet

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quarter-tone bend

A microtonal bend, creating an increase in pitch of half a semitone.

Synonymous With: blues curl, microtonal bend


A symbol used in notation represent a unit of time, an eighth note (an eighth of a bar in 4/4 time).

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