Time Signatures

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What two pieces of information does the time signature give you?
Number of beats in a bar, length of one beat
1 of 5
The top number tells you...
...how many beats in each bar.
2 of 5
The bottom number tells you...
...how long each beat is.
3 of 5
If the bottom number is 8...
...the length of each beat in a bar is 1 quaver.
4 of 5
If the bottom number is 2...
...the length of each beat in a bar is 1 minim.
5 of 5

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Card 2

Front

The top number tells you...

Back

...how many beats in each bar.

Card 3

Front

The bottom number tells you...

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

If the bottom number is 8...

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

If the bottom number is 2...

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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