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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly British A sixty-fourth note.

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  • n. a sixty-fourth note, drawn as a crotchet with four tails.


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  • "He told us that it was very important to know that the hemidemisemiquaver is the British name for the sixty-fourth note," the letter says.

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  • Thus they call a double whole note a breve, a whole note a semibreve, a half note a minim, a quarter note a crotchet, an eighth note a quaver, a sixteenth note a semi-quaver, a thirty-second note a demisemiquaver, and a sixty-fourth note a hemidemisemiquaver, or semidemisemiquaver.

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  • Only in the centuries-old organ world could a half-decade seem but a hemidemisemiquaver.

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  • I win 840 grains of rice and learn the word hemidemisemiquaver.

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