eighth note


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eighth note

n. Music
A note having one-eighth the time value of a whole note.

eighth note

n
(Music, other) music US and Canadian a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): quaver

eighth′ note`


n.
a musical note having one eighth the time value of a whole note.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eighth note - a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole noteeighth note - a musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
musical note, note, tone - a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; "the singer held the note too long"
Translations

eighth note

n (US Mus) → Achtelnote f, → Achtel nt
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This makes the music rather complex at this point, and the complexity, a kind of syncopation, doesn't end until the final "s" in "sons," which is a dotted eighth note.
Another sign of progress, I noticed the valves were very sticky despite oiling, and playing eighth note runs was a trial.
This pattern may be altered by anticipating each chord tone by an eighth note, as shown in example 8.
Between the last eighth note of the triplet and the quarter note, we would apply rule 2a, but we could not apply 2b which would appear between the quarter note and the next eighth note.
In both the new Henle edition and the Amadeus edition, the last eighth note of m.
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).
Since not every eighth note is articulated, there are innumerable points where a possible simultaneity is avoided because one or both voices is either sustaining a note or resting.
He tried to extend this further, referring to it as the law of octaves (as in music, where the same seven notes are repeated over and over, with every eighth note resembling the first octave higher, octave coming from the Latin word for "eight").
Especially in the precomputer era, composers would often replace complex rhythms (time-consuming and artistically stifling in transcription) with a simple sequence of eighth notes; further, transcribers and even composers trusted adept performers to develop, change or interpret these simplified eighth note sequences in style, as they saw fit.
The final quarter-note and eighth note of the last third example on p.
The duration scheme of a dotted quarter note, followed by an eighth note and a quarter note, creates a reordering scheme expressed by the number series (312).