quaver


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Synonyms for quaver

Synonyms for quaver

to move to and fro in short, jerky movements

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a tremulous sound

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a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note

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give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency

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sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

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Thus, what the graph really represents is the number of quavers equivalent to the total duration of a particular note through a composition.
But true devotees will thrill to hear the first flowering of unique phrasing and delicate, tightrope quaver in the voice that whiskey would mellow and drugs crack into the holy vocal ghost of an entire musical movement.
Golden retrievers Morna, Quella, Quaver, Quasia, Quest and Quin were born in the Midlands and are being looked after by volunteers before they embark on a journey which will give life-changing freedom to their owners.
Holcomb opened with a set of skewed Americana: she's a singer-songwriter with pianistic influences from the jazz and contemporary classical spheres, delivering abstract lyrics in an Emmylou Harris quaver that seemed specifically created for this material.
Ichabod has a strange story to tell about his lifelong infatuation with a childhood friend, the Jafferty Quaver of the title.
Last week Operation Quaver was launched in nearby Gwersyllt, near Wrexham, to tackle this kind of offence.
However, in an age when the honours system has become an embellishment for criminals, luvvies of the theatrical profession, pop stars who can't tell a quaver from a crotchet, and mediocre sportsmen, Alex Henshaw is above them all - in the hearts of a generation of very grateful Brits.
Extra patrols will be put on the streets of Gwersyllt, near Wrexham, every evening in the run up to October 31 during the new Operation Quaver initiative.
It's the same smoke and quaver and heavily textured alto that wraps around the words of a song about heartbreak or hope.
The band have been busy on their fourth album and played new tracks such as Indefinitely and Re-Offender, a haunting track that had Fran Healy with a quaver to make Radiohead's Thom Yorke jealous.
We heard Antley's voice quaver as he prematurely eulogized Charismatic: ``He's given America a lot .
He also demonstrates why he's one of the continent's top classical actors: Despite all the blatant gag-dropping here, Plummer's reactions are hauntingly subtle: a quaver that slithers like a garden snake across his magnificent baritone, a look of panic that freezes his features like a man glimpsing his own ghost.
Anyone who loved the elastic quaver of Buckley's voice, or the unhinged passion of his material, will thrill to what's here.
Roy Langdon's elastic vocals range from the wobbly quaver of the Kinks' Ray Davies to the feline yowl of Axl Rose.
I always wanted to live in the Tiki Tiki house," Fannie says with a quaver, her voice dripping with poor-little-me self-pity.