Learn to Read Piano Music – Time Signatures

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In the video below, you will be practicing how to count notes in a measure, in order to keep time in music. A time signature tells you how a particular piece of music is played.

2/4 time – Two counts (beats) per measure
3/4 time – Three counts (beats) per measure
4/4 time – Four counts (beats) per measure

The bottom part with a number four (4) indicates that
each count (or beat) gets a quarter note.

Time Signatures

Learn Time Signatures (Free Lesson with Flash Demos) – to
practice HOW TO COUNT the notes (Free online interactive Z-Board provided.

Now that you have learned how to count the beats, you are ready to learn how to play an easy piano song, Brother John, click below.

As you can see this song is played in 4/4 time, which means there are four (4) beats in a measure, and each beat receives a quarter notes.

Brother John



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