thirty-second note

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thir·ty-sec·ond note

(thûr′tē-sĕk′ənd)
n.
A musical note with a time value equivalent to 1/32 of a whole note.
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thirty-second note

n
(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
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thir′ty-sec′ond note`


n.
a musical note having 1/32 the time value of a whole note.
[1885–90]
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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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The strong beats at 1.1, 1.9, 2.1, 2.9 and 3.1 are all significantly longer than the following two 16th beats containing the 32nd note figures.
There are a few minor notational issues which may make sight-reading this piece more challenging, especially the beaming in some sections, double tonguing shown as 32nd notes instead of crosshatch marks, and some moments where the rhythm appears more challenging than it is due to the way it is notated.
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.