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A note having the time value of a sixteenth of a whole note or half an eighth note, represented by a large dot with a two-hooked stem.Also called semiquaver
- ‘Some passages do incorporate sixteenth notes and eighth notes with dotted quarters following.’
- ‘The page was a series of entirely sixteenth notes, with incredible articulation changes in the strangest spots and about five key changes.’
- ‘In addition to quarters, eighths and sixteenth notes, triplets and dotted rhythms are used tastefully and add variety.’
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