Let me say at this juncture I am in awe of people who can hear that an eighth note
pause should be here and not there - wow
2 [Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1944], example 19), but instead he tripled the value of the note, rendering it a dotted eighth note
Just like you learned in math class, each eighth note
is worth exactly half of a quarter note.
Students will first begin by identifying which color M&Ms represent which notes: an eighth note
, a quarter note, a half note, and a whole note (the pretzels will be the stems).
In both the new Henle edition and the Amadeus edition, the last eighth note
The final quarter-note and eighth note
of the last third example on p.
Does this figure not translate much more logically into an eighth note
preceding a quarter note?
Birchall, however, provided another solution, which was to simply eliminate the eighth note
, punching only the held bass note.
Kagel employs serial techniques in this movement, clearly perceptible in the regular order of the tlynamics (mf-mp-p), which change as each eighth note
is played until the movement ends quietly.
Later lifetime editions by other publishers retain this notation, but for the new Beethoven complete edition (Werke) Hans Schmidt chose to clarify the passage by printing F as a dotted-quarter note and realigning the A as the final eighth note
The left hand figurations include continuous eighth note
patterns ("Serenade"), as well as chord clusters ("Moonlight Tonight") and wide-ranging arpeggiated figures
An off-beat eighth note
("and") can be either suspended, if you're relating it to the quarter note main beats, or grounded, if you're relating it to the faster off-sixteenths.