Translation of eighth note in Spanish:

eighth note

corchea, n.



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    corchea feminine
    • 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.
    • Rarely does any one instrumentalist subdivide the rhythm beyond the equivalent of an eighth note of the main pulse.
    • 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.
    • Some passages do incorporate sixteenth notes and eighth notes with dotted quarters following.
    • Two of the gardens, planted with flowers and shrubs that attract butterflies and birds, are whimsically designed in the shape of a violin and two eighth notes.