Here’s an example in 2/4 time:

One way to say 2/4 time is “two beats in a measure (top number), and a quarter note (bottom number) gets one beat.” Another way to say it is “there are two quarter notes (or some combination of other notes that add up to two quarter notes) in each measure:



Back One

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How would you say 6/8, or 9/8 time?