semiquaver


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semiquaver

Music a note having the time value of one-sixteenth of a semibreve
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The same ascending motive also occurs again in a slightly modified fashion (straight semiquavers with no sextuplet and on the downbeat) towards the latter third of the chorus under the text "Channel of old England".
The term ginandang refers specifically to the short semiquaver then quaver motif played by the gandang at the beginning and end of the tumahan, and also at the start and occasionally between phrases of the ensemble music ginandang papatarok, which follows the tumahan in the early morning in the turugan.
While Henry Cave dotted the whole of the distinctive first six bars of the B music, his father only dotted the second pair of semiquavers in bars 1, 2, and 4 of that passage.
This, when combined with the echoing room (its wooden dance floor no absorber of errors), created such a messy cacophony that, when I hit the semiquavers, the entire performance derailed.
Yes, dear Madame, Lucette will be walking through life with an escort of four flats and twelve semiquavers into the bargain.
This systematic recurrence is joined to an art of arrangement which would offer, through its psychological, poetic, and philosophical insights, an exceptional interest even for those to whom quavers and semiquavers are meaningless hieroglyphics.
The rasp of double-stopped notes, the spiraling frenzy of semiquavers warned him [her husband] away.
Believing this sense of the ridiculous to be a prophylactic that protects us from mistaking mere human earnestness for authentic spiritual seriousness, he exults in seeing Klee "scribbling, / where once there was crucifixion, / those crotchets and semiquavers / with which levity begins.
Birdland, the great hit by Weather Report, comes up fresh and new and What a Wonderful World is typical of Alan's treatment of a slow ballad, with the flurries of perfectly timed semiquavers revealing how much he owes to the great Lionel Hampton.
Some of them, instead of a dog listening to his master's voice, had Columbia with Magic Notes in gold letters and two golden semiquavers.
But both the frequently convoluted--"The transitional material consists of a flurry of parallel semiquavers with a repeated octave hammer blow to effect the modulation gradually encompassing the characteristic right hand rhythmic cell of the opening" (p.
Grieg's single grand opus has become everyone's idea of a piano concerto, with its dramatic opening, cascades of semiquavers, and a nice big tune in the slow movement.