Definition and background:
A German term for eighth note.See also [Am.] eighth note; [Br.] Quaver; [Fr.] Croche; [Ger.] Achtel; [It.] Croma; [Sp.] Corchea.
For more information on the music term "Achtelnote" check out these other resources:
Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology
Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary
ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary