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Simple time signatures (page 20)
In simple time signatures, each main beat divides into two.
4 crotchet 4 crotchet 3 crotchet
Compound time signatures (page 20) In the compound time signatures shown below, each main beat is a dotted crotchet which divides into three quavers.
 
beats in a bar beats in a bar beats in a bar


4 dotted crotchet 3 dotted crotchet
beats in
(12 quavers) (9 quavers)
a bar beats in
a bar
                   2 minim 2 minim 2 crotchet beats in a bar beats in a bar beats in a bar
  

    
  2 dotted crotchet        beats in a bar
                3 quaver beats in a bar


 
 
(6 quavers)
         Key signatures





A minor
No sharps or flats
C major
           
  F major 
        
G major
 D minor  One flat: B
        E minor One sharp: F
            
     
D major  
       
B flat major
        B minor G minor Two sharps: F, C Two flats: B, E
             A major  F sharp minor
  

       

  E flat major
                   
Appendix
Three sharps: F, C, G
E major
C sharp minor Four sharps: F, C, G, D
 
C minor Three flats: B, E, A
A flat major
F minor
Four flats: B, E, A, D
D flat major
B flat minor
Five flats: B, E, A, D, G
                    B major
G sharp minor Five sharps: F, C, G, D, A

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