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.]
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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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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 of m.
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.