Definition of hemidemisemiquaver in English:

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hemidemisemiquaver

Pronunciation: /ˌhemēˌdemēˈsemēˌkwāvər/

noun

Music chiefly British
A note with the time value of half a demisemiquaver; a sixty-fourth note.
Example sentences
  • There was this very specific attention to every hemidemisemiquaver and how quintuplets were going to inter-relate with this and how the texture of the cymbalom would work with the mandolin versus the harps and so on.
  • Jackson is a noted perfectionist who wants to get every hemidemisemiquaver right, and if the material is strong enough that true emotion gets through the handiwork, all the better.
  • We hear his dizzy, endless melodic chain of hemidemisemiquavers pouring from the chromatic button keyboard of three accordions.

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Syllabification: hem·i·dem·i·sem·i·qua·ver

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