The Eight Note 1

Jeff


The addition of the eighth note in our playing is very exciting! This will open up many opportunities to play new songs by ear and with sheet music. So, let’s get started!

 The Eighth Note

 

 

1 quarter note and 2 eighth notes are equal in value:

 

 

The following picture shows the eighth notes beamed together rather than separate. This does not change anything about the note; it is a visual change only.