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eighth note in Music topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheighth noteˈeighth note noun [countable] American English technical  APMa musical note that continues for an eighth of the length of a whole note syn quaver British English
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eighth noteThis tune is based on an eighth note subdivision which is stated on the hi-hat of the drum groove.This groove is played with a swing eighth note feel - great line, great track, great album.The first is the eighth note triplet shuffle and the second is the sixteenth note triplet or the half-time shuffle feel.