What do you call a musical symbol that represent a sound?
The resonance frequency of the articulators/brain leads to an approximately 5 Hz rhythm in mouth movement and in the speech envelope . The other factor controlling the duration of silence periods is the hierarchical prosodic structure of speech.
The semibreve has the longest note duration in modern music. The half note has half the duration of a whole note. The minim has half the duration of a semibreve. Two half notes occupy the same amount of time as one whole note.
What are the common musical symbols?
In music, a note is a symbol denoting a musical sound. Notes can represent the pitch and duration of a sound in musical notation. A note can also represent a pitch class.