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eighth note

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Definition of eighth note in English:

noun

Music , North American
A quaver.
Example sentences
  • Some passages do incorporate sixteenth notes and eighth notes with dotted quarters following.
  • Prior to learning the notes, students need to tap and count the rhythm, incorporating all accents and dynamics, with the metronome set to the eighth note.
  • Half-way through the book there is a message that the eighth notes should be played as swinging eighths with the note on the beat longer and the note on the off-beat shorter.

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