TIME SIGNATURE : LSUS
CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ART (FINE ART) JSS2 THIRD TERM
WEEK – FIVE
A Proper Approach to Cultural and Creative Art by Peter Akinyemi and other co-authors. Book 2.
TOPIC: TIME SIGNATURE
The time signature is the sign-in form of numbers which indicates the number of beats in each bar. A musical piece on a manuscript has a specific time signature which can either be in the duple time,
triple time or quadruple time. For instance, 2, 2, 2 time etc.
The time signatures above consist of the top number or upper figure and bottom number or lower figure. The top number represents the number of beats in a bar, while the bottom number represents the type of beat or value of the note. For instance,2 represents minim,4 represents crotchet and 8 represents quaver. The simple triple time signature 3 means three crotchet beats in a.... View More
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