enter image description hereI Wanted to know how a semi quaver and quaver notes are played in same beat?


You start them at the same time and end the semiquaver after a semiquaver duration and the quaver after a quaver duration.

Details depend on the instrument in question.

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In the last bar shown you would play all the notes as quavers. It's written as it is in order to show there are two parts. If the part was split between two instruments the top part would have quavers, the lower part semiquavers (or maybe quavers). But for a single part the notation used is easier.

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  • Ah, so you don't mute the 8th and 16th notes there at the same time, and they do ring for just as long (unlike how they are notated)? – Dekkadeci Sep 8 '19 at 13:05
  • Play all notes as quavers or semi quavers? – pradeep Sep 8 '19 at 13:16
  • @Dekkadeci Yes, that's it. There would be no damping in the last bar. – PeterJ Sep 9 '19 at 12:47
  • Thank you for the explanation – pradeep Oct 2 '19 at 8:38

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