by now, you have been practicing songs out
of the book I asked you
to get in the last lesson. In that book
you may be seeing some new Time Signatures
such as the ones shown in the staff above.
Each Time Signature shows the size
of each measure the same as a 4/4 Time
Signature. A 3/4 Time Signature
is stating that each measure will have 3
quarter notes. A 2/4 Time Signature
is stating that each measure will have 2
quarter notes. A 6/8 Time Signature
is stating that each measure will have 6
general a Time Signature of 3/4 is used for
In general a Time Signature of 2/4 is used
for a "March or Polka."
In general a Time Signature or 6/8 is used
for a very fast "Waltz."
the next page is a library of Time Signatures
along with examples of each rhythm. This page
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a good time to take one. Click on NEXT and
then be back in a few minutes.