Cross-staff beaming seems a little confusing to me as I haven't seen much of it or played any sheet music with this applied. However, now that I have seen some peices that I would like to learn that have cross staff notes, I need a better understanding.
Let's dive into a scenario, a group of eighth notes are the last group in a bar on the bottom staff (left hand), the second note extends up into the top staff (right hand) while all the other notes remain on the bottom staff. Does this mean I play the second note with my right hand since it extends into the top staff? Or do I play all the notes with my left hand.
I'm also guess that if the composer needs to play that particular notes with the other hand, crossing works where ledger lines don't communicate this information.
That's my understanding of how it works, please correct me if I'm wrong.