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# How many beats does an eight note have?

Updated: 8/29/2023

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12y ago

an eighth note gets half a beat.

http://www.scenicnewengland.net/guitar/notate/meter.htm

there u go ^^^
all of them r there
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so a whole note gets 4 beats.
half note gets 2 beats.
quarter note gets 1 beat.
eighth note get 1/2 a beat.
and a sixteenth note get 1/4 beats.

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13y ago
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Wiki User

12y ago

Well it only gets an eighth of a note. You can have more than one and when saying them aloud they are known as 'ti'

Wiki User

13y ago

There is no note that has 8 beats. Could be two whole notes tied together perhaps.

Two tied semibreves

Wiki User

12y ago

Do you mean an 'eighth note'?

Because an eighth note is also known as a quaver, which is equal to half a beat in simple time music.

Wiki User

10y ago

You would call it a breve, hence why a four beat note is called a semi-breve

Wiki User

9y ago

It has an amount of beats

Wiki User

11y ago

eighth note

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11y ago

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