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General description

Name: notepattern
Submitted by: AndreaPoltronieri
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Intent: The Music Note ODP models a symbolic note and its symbolic attributes.
Competency Questions:
  • what is the name of a note?
  • what part of the score does a note belong to?
  • what are the dynamic indications referring to a note in the score?
  • what is the fundamental frequency of a note?
  • what are the different frequencies that make up the spectrum of a note?
  • what is the duration in seconds of a note
  • in a given performance?
  • how is the envelope of a note shaped?
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Reusable OWL Building Block: (225)
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The Notepattern Content OP locally defines the following ontology elements:

Class SymbolicNote (owl:Class) A music note from the western temperament system.
SymbolicNote page
Class Accidental (owl:Class) The accidental of a note (e.g. sharp).
Accidental page
Class Position (owl:Class) The position of a symbolic note
Position page
Class NotePitch (owl:Class) The pitch of a symbolic note.
NotePitch page
Class NoteDuration (owl:Class) The quantised duration of a symbolic music note.
NoteDuration page
Class NoteDynamic (owl:Class) The dynamic of a symbolic note.
NoteDynamic page
DatatypeProperty hasMeasure (owl:DatatypeProperty) The measure (expressed in bars) to which a note belongs in a music score.
hasMeasure page
DatatypeProperty hasMeasurePosition (owl:DatatypeProperty) The position the symbolic note have within the bar
hasMeasurePosition page
DatatypeProperty hasMidiPitch (owl:DatatypeProperty) The pitch of a note expressed by means of its MIDI number.
hasMidiPitch page
DatatypeProperty isDefinedByOctave (owl:DatatypeProperty) The octave on which the note is defined.
isDefinedByOctave page
DatatypeProperty hasLiteralDynamic (owl:DatatypeProperty) The dynamic expressed in a music score by means of adjectives (e.g. piano).
hasLiteralDynamic page
DatatypeProperty hasMidiVelocity (owl:DatatypeProperty) The dynamics of the note expressed symbolically by means of the MIDI command "velocity".
hasMidiVelocity page
ObjectProperty hasNoteDynamic (owl:ObjectProperty) Connects a symbolic note to its symbolic dynamic.
hasNoteDynamic page
ObjectProperty isDynamicOf (owl:ObjectProperty) Inverse of hasNoteDynamic. Connects a duration class to the symbolic note that have this specific dynamic.
isDynamicOf page
ObjectProperty hasNoteDuration (owl:ObjectProperty) Connects a symbolic note to its symbolic quantised duration.
hasNoteDuration page
ObjectProperty isDurationOfNote (owl:ObjectProperty) Inverse of hasNoteDuration. Connects a duration class to the symbolic note that have this specific duration.
isDurationOfNote page
ObjectProperty hasNotePitch (owl:ObjectProperty) Connects a symbolic note to its symbolic pitch.
hasNotePitch page
ObjectProperty isPitchOf (owl:ObjectProperty) Inverse of hasPitch. Connects a duration class to the symbolic note that have this specific pitch.
isPitchOf page
ObjectProperty hasAccidental (owl:ObjectProperty) The accidental of a note (e.g. sharp).
hasAccidental page
ObjectProperty isAccidentalOf (owl:ObjectProperty) Inverse of hasAccidental
isAccidentalOf page
ObjectProperty hasPosition (owl:ObjectProperty) Connects the symbolic note with its duration
hasPosition page
ObjectProperty isPositionOf (owl:ObjectProperty) Inverse of hasPosition
isPositionOf page

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The Note Pattern models a music note both in relation to a music score and in relation to the musical object produced by playing such note.

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