Time Signatures

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A Time Signature will determine how many beats there will be in each measure.  The most Common Time is 4 beats per measure, or 4/4 time.

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The example below shows how different notes and rests can be broken down into this time signature.

mouse Hover your mouse over the image to view how these notes and rests can be counted in beats.

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2/4 time is also a common time found in beginning music. In 2/4 time, each measure will receive 2 beats.

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The example below shows how different notes and rests can be broken down into this time signature.

mouse Hover your mouse over the image to view how these notes and rests can be counted in beats.

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3/4 time is also a common time found in beginning music. In 3/4 time, each measure will receive 3 beats.

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The example below shows how different notes and rests can be broken down into this time signature.

mouse Hover your mouse over the image to view how these notes and rests can be counted in beats.

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