THEORIES OF MUSIC : LSUS
CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART (FINE ART) JSS1 THIRD TERM
WEEK – THREE
THEORIES OF MUSIC
A proper approach to cultural and creative art (new edition) book 1
TOPIC: THEORIES OF MUSIC
- Review of key signature and time signature.
- Singing in the scale of C and G major.
DEFINITION: Key signature refers to any of several combinations of sharps and flats after the clef at the beginning of each stave, indicating the key of a musical composition.
Time signature is the amount and type of notes that each measure contains. The first measure is in 4/4 time and the second measure is in 3/4 time. The first measure (4/4) contains four quarter notes. The second measure(3/4) contains three quarter notes. 6/8 time contains six-eight notes. 3/2 time contains three half notes.
TYPES OF TIME SIGNATURE
There are two types of time signature namely;
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