Definition of Eighth note

1. Noun. A musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note.

Exact synonyms: Quaver
Generic synonyms: Musical Note, Note, Tone
Derivative terms: Quaver



Definition of Eighth note

1. Noun. (music) A note having one-eighth the duration of a whole note; a quaver ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eighth Note

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Literary usage of Eighth note

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1. First Theory Book by Diller, Angela (1921)
"Fourth measure: one is an eighth-note and two sixteenth-notes; two is the same. Seventh measure: one is an eighth-note and an eighth-rest; two is the same. ..."

2. Music Notation and Terminology by Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1914)
"A closed note-head with stem. f* $ Eighth-note. A closed note-head with stem and one hook. fc V ... Eighth-note — quaver. Sixteenth-note — semi-quaver. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"An eighth- note . .. Eighth-note, a note representing one-eighth of the time-value of a whole note ; a quaver (* J )•.. Eighth-rest, a. rest equal in ..."

4. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"Eighth-note, a note representing one-eighth of the time-value of a whole note ; a quaver ... .Eighth-rest, a rest equal in time-value to an eighth- note. ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"Instead of the eighth note, the loot may contain two sixteenth notes, and instead of a quarter note, there may be two eighth notes, or a dotted eighth and a ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"Instead of the eighth note, the foot may contain two sixteenth notes, and instead of a quarter note, there may be two eighth notes, or a dotted eighth and a ..."

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