Learn how to say Breves correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word breve:
1 Music a note, rarely used in modern music, having the time value of two semibreves, and represented as a semibreve with two short bars either side, or as a square.
2a written or printed mark (˘) indicating a short or unstressed vowel.
3 historical an authoritative letter from a pope or monarch.
Middle English: variant of brief. In the musical sense, the term was originally used in a series where a long was of greater time value than a breve