Recent Examples on the WebThe first movement’s melodic luxuriance, the menuet’s delicacy and the finale’s theme-and-variations attested to the range of color and attack the CSO winds can conjure at the drop of a sixteenth note.
Howard Reich, chicagotribune.com, 2 Oct. 2020 Banjo player Dave Johnston and mandolinist Jacob Jolliff keep the tempos and the rhythmic pulse churning with fast sixteenth notes surging underneath many of the songs.
John Adamian, courant.com, 11 Oct. 2019 After minutes of nonstop sixteenth notes, a sonic fatigue can set in, no matter how loud and fast the music.
Christian Hertzog, sandiegouniontribune.com, 14 Jan. 2018
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