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quaver

Music a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve
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25 seconds--what appear as eighth notes at the tempo of 120 quarter notes per minute.
The guide tone line occurs as an eighth note anticipation of each chord change followed by the descending arpeggio pattern.
On the one hand, rules 2a and 3c are applied between the triplet and the quarter note and, on the other hand, rules 2b and 3 a are applied between the quarter note and the eighth note.
HN 347 presents the last eighth note of the upper staff as C, with the footnote "Sources lend to denote Bb rather than c; however, cf.
These downbeats can be viewed as arising from some combination of four principles (see Examples 2 and 3): (1) the second note of semitone melodic motion, either ascending or descending, is usually placed on a downbeat; (2) measures are often preceded by an eighth-note anacrusis; (3) the coincidence of two or more rhythmic strands on an eighth note is marked by a chordal articulation with as many pitches as there are coinciding strands (see boxes in Example 3), and these chords are usually placed on downbeats since they sound accented relative to single-note articulations; and (4) the harmonies across barlines often present dominant-tonic motion, with the tonic sonority falling on a downbeat (see horizontal bracket overlays on Example 2).
In this instance, the rhythm in the lower voice of row 3 in rhythm matrix 8 is simplified somewhat by changing the dotted sixteenth note tied to a double-dotted eighth note to a dotted eighth note, and quadrupling the value of the following thirty-second note into a resulting eighth note.
Most sections of "A Murmur" are characterized by a different rhythmic pattern in the marimba; however, the characteristic rhythmic pattern of A" is the same as A, four sixteenth notes followed by an eighth note.
Some conductors will indicate slight ritardandi at the cadences, such as measure 15-16, while the phrase beginning with the dotted eighth note in measure 16 often moves ahead with a faster and more dramatic tempo, as well as a more heroic dynamic.
Does this figure not translate much more logically into an eighth note preceding a quarter note?
The presented pulse in measures 1-3, then, comes an eighth note earlier than the notated beat, causing the first few measures to be metrically out-of-phase with the music that follows.
The soft flowing eighth note lines serve several poetic functions: the dreaming-from-the-grave nature of the poem, the movement of the remembered flowers and their waves of aroma, the lightly dissonant hallucinatory effect of the fever that "burned my life away," and "The May flow'rs on Coles Hill [that] sway/ Without a trace of mirth.
Birchall, however, provided another solution, which was to simply eliminate the eighth note, punching only the held bass note.