thirty-second note

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thir·ty-sec·ond note

A musical note with a time value equivalent to 1/32 of a whole note.

thirty-second note

(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of one thirty-second of a semibreve. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): demisemiquaver

thir′ty-sec′ond note`

a musical note having 1/32 the time value of a whole note.
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Noun1.thirty-second note - a musical note having the time value of a thirty-second of a whole note
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
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Rhythmic concepts include 32nd notes, triplets and dotted rhythms.
Beginning with a guide to reading a full music staff and score and progressing to basic components of theory, including rhythm/time signatures, key signatures, 8th, 16th, 32nd notes and rests, accidentals, intervals, order of sharps and flats, major and minor keys and scales, dynamics and articulation, repeats, tempo, triads, arpeggios, inversions, and seventh chords.
Sixteenth notes and 32nd notes abound in many of the pieces.