Minute a Day Music Theory Stage 2 Lesson 1

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We have learned about quarter notes.

2 measures 4/4

Notes that are twice as fast as quarter notes are called eighth notes.

One eighth note is written like this.

eighth note or quaver

When many eighth notes are written together, they look like this.

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Listen to the difference between this (2 measures of eighth notes) and 2 measures of quarter notes.

2 measures 4/4

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