6. Time Signatures Lesson
Grade 2. lesson 6 time signature
rewriting a rhythm using a new time signature
Change the Time Signature
In this Time Signature Lesson we will be looking at changing the time signature. This would be to half
the values of all the notes or to double the values of the notes. e.g. on your exam paper you may be
asked to rewrite a melody in double its given time values. In time signature lesson, we will show you
examples of how this is best done.
The main challenge here is to understand the correct values given to each kind of note once it is used
with a different time signature. Dotted notes for example need extra care, or notes in time signatures
which have small values and are beamed together. They must be regrouped correctly within the new time
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You will find many diagrams giving examples of time signatures being changed from small value to double
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Time signatures such as 4/4 changed to time signature of 4/2 . or maybe you need to change the time
signature to half the given values, its all there explained in lesson 6. Take a look at the valuable
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