semi-quaver

Related to semi-quaver: Semiquaver rest
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semi-quaver

[ˈsemɪˌkweɪvəʳ] N (Brit) → semicorchea f
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semi-quaver

(ˈsemikweivə) noun
in music, a note equal in length to half a quaver.
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For basic comparison: first of all, a harvest temarok typically gets moving with a slow gandang lambat (also called gandang temarok) at a pace of only 30 bars of a notional 8 (unhurried) semi-quaver beats or 2 crotchets each in one minute (this is where the belian rise from a seated position and start to perambulate, but still in deeply contemplative mode; the critical feature is that they advance the first foot only on the first beat of alternate bars, not on the first beat of every bar, giving thereby the effect of a progression at half the speed of any other temarok rhythm).
Organisers have even designed a sparkling semi-quaver firework especially for her as well as baking her a "welcome home" cake.
Nothing could surpass his capers, cross-capers, steps from the ground, or his starts and saults, his lithe address, as the hand that agrees with foot lunges down at the bow's stoccata , then rising with the hand on the semi-quaver. He was Phaeton reined to the westward-galloping sun.
As the race moves towards its climax running down to the third-last, Peter O'Sullevan's commentary rises by a semi-quaver as, sensing the mounting urgency of moment and the imminence of denouement, he says: "Pat is being shouted for from the stands now, Irish voices really beginning to call for him now!" * HUGE leap from Mill House three out stretched his advantage back up to three lengths, but those heartfelt calls from the stands were getting their answer and the pair were in the air together two from home.
fabrication or tribal myth) Perhaps a semi-quaver for the tiny frog With
The development of the basic theme and the secondary lyrical idea has the necessarily emotional pull and very clearly articulated urgency, and it is very rare for Kahanek to allow the otherwise marvellous performance effects (from the brilliant sequence of pianissimo to the demonically fast semi-quaver figures in the transition into the second theme) to "drown" the melodic line.
I cannot read or write music, I cannot tell a crotchet from a semi-quaver, but I can carry music in my head.
And the talented English National Ballet dancers fool you into thinking his every semi-quaver was written to match their dainty foot movements.
JAMES Taylor may purvey an image which suggests he wears a comfy cardigan knitted out of semi-quavers and double clefs, however beneath his always warm and welcoming image is something spikier.
IN THE hands of Fela Kuti, a saxophone became a cross bow transforming semi-quavers into poisoned darts aimed at those committing social injustices.