demisemiquaver


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dem·i·sem·i·qua·ver

 (dĕm′ē-sĕm′ē-kwā′vər)
n. Music
A thirty-second note.
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demisemiquaver

(ˈdɛmɪˌsɛmɪˌkweɪvə)
n
(Music, other) music a note having the time value of one thirty-second of a semibreve. Usual US and Canadian name: thirty-second note
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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.demisemiquaver - 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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Translations

demisemiquaver

[ˈdemɪsemɪˌkweɪvəʳ] N (Brit) → fusa f
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demisemiquaver

nZweiunddreißigstelnote f
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References in classic literature ?
'And how are the semiquavers and the demisemiquavers progressing?' he always asks.
Unraced as a juvenile, Demisemiquaver was no match for Sues Surprise at Chester on her last start but will not run into as progressive a sort here.
A reproduction of her form when a close third to Wise Little Girl and Demisemiquaver on fast ground at Lingfield last June would be good enough in this company.
THERE are no doubt better places to spend one's birthday than Lingfield on a cold December afternoon, but Steve Drowne, 36 yesterday, at least went home smiling after partnering Demisemiquaver to a cool win in the concluding 1m handicap.
An obvious reduction in the (notated) value of short notes in the later overtures confirms that what happened to the `Overture in the French Manner' was part of a larger project: Bach decided, sometime in the early 1730s, to feature in his overtures demisemiquaver tirades, not the (less precise?) semiquaver figures he had used previously.
Lingfield: 1.00 Satyricon, 2.30 Gallic Charm, 3.30 Demisemiquaver.
85, bar 11: there should be a natural sign in front of the f on the second demisemiquaver of each of the three sextuplets in this bar.
Finishes fast and late so will need the breaks, but there are a few in here who have made the running or pressed the pace (Demisemiquaver, Maidanni, Meditation) so could well get the fast-run race that should bring out the best in him
Jeremy Noseda has a one-in-four strike-rate at Lingfield over the past five seasons, and Demisemiquaver was his latest winner when notching a short-head victory under Steve Drowne in the 1m2f maiden.
fusa (quaver) written instrumental: alia semibreva demisemiquaver general late articulated notes on winds and strings (Quantz) Renaissance & keyboard & unarticulated notes on winds & strings Baroque keyboard speed specialists (Mersenne) Period MM Notes Per Tempo-step second notation 12th century 72 1.2 p 13th century 72 1.2 p mid-14th century 96 1.6 0+2 216 3.6 p+8 early 16th-century 280 4.8 p+10 560 9.6 p+15 general late 650 10.8 p+16 Renaissance & 780 13.0 p+17 or 18 Baroque 960 16.0 p+19 Tempo standards and augmentations