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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + i i i i i i i i i Section 4.64.7 Page 2 of 2 5. Music: The time signature at the beginning of a piece of music looks like a fraction. Commonly used time signatures are 2 4 , 3 4 , 4 4 & 6 8 . Musicians use the time signature to tell how long to hold each note. The values of different notes can be written as fractions: Music is divided into measures. In 4 4 time, each measure contains notes that add up to 4 4 (or 1). In 2 4 time the notes add up to 2 4 (or 1 2 ) and so on for 3 4 and 6 8 time. Write one or more notes in each measure to make it add up to its time signature. Use as many different kinds of notes as possible. The first measure is done for you as an example. Ex. 1) 4 4 measure: => 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 = + + + = + + . Ex. 2) 3 4 measure: Ex. 3) 6 8 measure:...
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 Spring '10
 JanetFrewing
 Math, Musical notation, Time signature, 1 quart, Extra credit chapter, 7 1 1 mile

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