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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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