Definition of sixteenth note in English:

sixteenth note


North American
  • A semiquaver.

    • ‘In addition to quarters, eighths and sixteenth notes, triplets and dotted rhythms are used tastefully and add variety.’
    • ‘The page was a series of entirely sixteenth notes, with incredible articulation changes in the strangest spots and about five key changes.’
    • ‘Some passages do incorporate sixteenth notes and eighth notes with dotted quarters following.’


sixteenth note