Definition of thirty-second note in English:

thirty-second note

Syllabification: thir·ty-sec·ond note

noun

Music, chiefly North American
A note having the time value of half a sixteenth note, represented by a large dot with a three-hooked stem. Also called demisemiquaver.
More example sentences
  • Though marked pianissimo and dolce, Piano I intensifies the accompaniment of the bell effects by passing from quadruplet sixteenth to triplet sixteenth to octuplet thirty-second notes at a mezzopiano level before resuming the melody.
  • It contains a recurring rhythm of sixteenth, dotted sixteenth and thirty-second notes that is difficult to discern.
  • This section, as performed in the aria, is not a traditional cadenza, and the thirty-second notes, which are included exactly as noted in the original score, may disorient young flutists who tend to perform this figure as grace notes.

Definition of thirty-second note in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day guzzle
Pronunciation: ˈgʌz(ə)l
verb
eat or drink (something) greedily