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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Her Set of Five far Piano is a wonderful collection of pieces that may be used to introduce an intermediate to advanced student to multi-movement works and 20th century techniques that utilize thirty-second-note triplet patterns, hemiolas (3:2), modes and improvisatory elements.
The entire song is constructed around this moment, and the effect of the rhythm entering is exacerbated by the production techniques--synth washes, digital piano, and thirty-second-note drum rolls familiar from the legendary Roland TR-909 drum machine--that have been used to tease us repeatedly about the climax's impending entrance by continually building to nonevents.
The most characteristic feature of section 4, "with wild elation," is the wide and fast-moving thirty-second-note descending and ascending arpeggios in groups of fives and sevens moving against triplets (Example 8 and score page 5, system 2).