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Exercises 4.7 Practice Exercises

2.

For each example, specify the implied time signature and the meter (e.g., “simple duple”).

a. Time Signature: Meter:

b. Time Signature: Meter:

c. Time Signature: Meter:

d. Time Signature: Meter:

Answer

a. Time Signature: \(\begin{smallmatrix}12\\16\end{smallmatrix}\); Meter: Compound Quadruple

b. Time Signature: \(\begin{smallmatrix}3\\2\end{smallmatrix}\); Meter: Simple Triple

c. Time Signature: \(\begin{smallmatrix}3\\8\end{smallmatrix}\); Meter: Simple Triple

d. Time Signature: \(\begin{smallmatrix}4\\2\end{smallmatrix}\); Meter: Simple Quadruple

3.

Use one note value (with one or two dots as necessary) to show the sum of all the rhythmic values given.

Answer

1. Dotted quarter note

2. Eighth note

3. Dotted eighth note

4. Half note

4.

Correct the incorrect rhythmic notation in each example in order to show the beats. The subdivisions grouped into beats are shown in parentheses above the rhythms to be corrected.

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