sixty-fourth note
noun Date: circa 1890 a musical note with the time value of {frac1/64} of a whole note — see note illustration

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  • Sixty-fourth note — Sixty fourth Six ty fourth , a. Constituting or being one of sixty four equal parts into which a thing is divided. [1913 Webster] {Sixty fourth note} (Mus.), the sixty fourth part of a whole note; a hemi demi semiquaver. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sixty-fourth note — [siks′tēfôrth′] n. Music a note having one sixty fourth the duration of a whole note: see NOTE …   English World dictionary

  • Sixty-fourth note — In music notation, a sixty fourth note (American) or hemidemisemiquaver (British) is a note played for 1/64 of the duration of a whole note (or semibreve). It lasts half as long as a thirty second note (or demisemiquaver). Sixty fourth notes are… …   Wikipedia

  • sixty-fourth note — six′ty fourth′ note n. mad a musical note having one sixty fourth the time value of a whole note • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • sixty-fourth note — noun a musical note having the time value of a sixty fourth of a whole note • Syn: ↑hemidemisemiquaver • Hypernyms: ↑note, ↑musical note, ↑tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • sixty-fourth note — Music. a note having one sixty fourth of the time value of a whole note; hemidemisemiquaver. See illus. under note. * * * …   Universalium

  • sixty-fourth note — noun Music, N. Amer. a hemidemisemiquaver …   English new terms dictionary

  • sixty-fourth note — /ˌsɪskti ˈfɔθ noʊt/ (say .sisktee fawth noht) noun US → hemidemisemiquaver …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sixty-fourth — Six ty fourth , a. Constituting or being one of sixty four equal parts into which a thing is divided. [1913 Webster] {Sixty fourth note} (Mus.), the sixty fourth part of a whole note; a hemi demi semiquaver. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sixty-fourth rest — noun : a musical rest corresponding in time value to the sixty fourth note * * * Music. a rest equal in time value to a sixty fourth note. See illus. under rest. [1920 25] * * * sixty fourth rest, Music. a rest as long as a sixty fourth note …   Useful english dictionary

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