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A note with the time value of half a thirty-second note, represented by a large dot with a four-flagged stem.
- ‘I take two or three notes and play them as fast as I can, using thirty-second notes and sixty-fourth notes.’
- ‘The tick value is one sixty-fourth of the total duration of a measure, or a sixty-fourth note in musical terms.’
- ‘It is only a sixty-fourth note short of full value!’
- ‘While it is refreshing to see the rhythms left gracefully intact, they include micro-divisions of thirty-second and sixty-fourth notes, not rhythms with which the average beginner is terribly familiar.’
- ‘Here, I think, it is unnecessary to make a clear contrast between the thirty-second and sixty-fourth notes, but treat them as ten roughly equivalent notes that start slowly and then get slightly faster.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.