sixteenth note

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Synonyms for sixteenth note

a musical note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note


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Taken to a higher level of attainment such as middle or high school, the same exercise can be performed over a 4/4 measure subdivided in 16th notes, and the motifs can be three or four 16th notes derived, for instance, from the blues scale.
It has these long runs of notes, five or six bars of fast 16th notes on one vowel.
It begins with four interspersed chords in E-minor marked mezzo forte and then modulates the impact with quiet 16th notes in woodwinds, forcing the listener to look inward at unresolved forces.
The note values progress from whole, half and quarter notes to dotted quarter notes, 16th notes and swung triplet eighths.
The piece begins with an introductory theme in 16th notes that moves to a faster first main section in changing meters of 7/8, 5/8, and 6/8.
While the first sonata employs the neighbor-tone motive in rhythmic diminution (in 16th notes and eighth notes in 6/8 meter) the second sonata explores a variety of rhythmic contexts.
Book 4 utilizes dotted-quarter notes followed by eighth and 16th notes, one-octave arpeggios in one hand, and an introduction to the blues style.