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sixteenth note

n. Music
A note having one sixteenth the time value of a whole note.
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sixteenth note

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of one-sixteenth of a semibreve. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): semiquaver
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six′teenth′ note`


n.
a musical note having one sixteenth the time value of a whole note.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.sixteenth note - a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole notesixteenth note - a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth 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 difficulty level assumes a strong foundation in note values through the sixteenth note and multiple keys from the beginning, gradually advancing primarily through the pitch content associated with the various chapters.
In bar two, the second sixteenth note of beat three and the second eighth note of beat four both match in both lines.
It received a sixteenth note melody the second time, which influenced it to generate faster note sequences.
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pollen, or a sixteenth note gone as soon as it sounds.
In describing and singing a song that they like to sing now, the girls did not offer a description, but sang a song with much rhythmic variety, including dotted-quarter and eighth- note patterns, quarter-note triplets, and dotted-eighth and sixteenth note patterns.
In a side-by-side double projection, two loops show the opening guitar solo of the original music video for "Sweet Child o' Mine"; the two channels start off in unison both acoustically and visually, but because a single note is omitted from one of them, they gradually diverge, one sixteenth note at a time, until seventeen minutes later they are synchronized again.
11 with the ascending sixteenth note pattern in the marimba part (Example 2).
If, for example, we assign the number 1 to the duration of the beat in Example 3a - a quarter note - and all other durations in the rhythm receive values based on their proportional relations to a quarter note - one half for an eighth note and one sixth for a triplet sixteenth note - the proportional representation of the rhythm becomes
In the ostinato pattern of the marimba, the first note of each of the seven sixteenth note groupings is played in the center of the bar, allowing the sound to vibrate and ring at its fullest resonance.
11, one of my favorites, is cleverly written and involves a dropping of the dot and adding a sixteenth note, thereby quickly transforming the sixteenth and dotted eighth into the reverse direction and changing the stress from the sixteenth to the eighth without changing the tempo.
And, I felt that the simplicity of the upper line - only sixteenth note triplets - was something I could approximate fairly accurately.