Learn to Read Piano Music – Time Signatures

Access free Virtual Piano List of 50 Free Piano Lessons Free Interactive Keyboard Trainer

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.

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

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

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.

How to Play Brother John and Virtual Piano.1

Comments are closed.