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Post by Kenneth Montfort on July 9, 2013

why is C the highest note you can play on a 2/4 measure?

Time Signature

  • 4/4 indicates four beats per measure/quarter note gets the 'beat'
  • 2/4 indicates two beats per measure/quarter note gets the 'beat'

Time Signature

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Objectives 0:06
  • 4/4 0:21
    • What the Top and Bottom Numbers Represent
    • 4 = Quarter Note
    • Review of Whole, Half, and Quarter Notes
    • Fill in 4 Counts for Every Measure
    • Listening to the Example
  • 4/4 Continued 5:23
    • Listening to the Example
    • Middle C
  • 2/4 7:52
    • 2 = Beats/Measure
    • Writing 2/4 on the Staff
  • 2/4 Continued 9:11
    • Listening to the Example
  • Example 1: 4/4 11:26
  • Example 2: 4/4 13:11
  • Example 3: 2/4 13:38
  • Example 4: 2/4 14:32