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Learn about time signatures

 
Learn about time signatures in this course at Music School Online with piano teacher Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and music theory teacher Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). The tutorials in this course explain the basics of time signatures, explore common time signatures, and discuss alternating time signatures in a song. Then, Alfie shows you how to play the piano part on "Take Me to Church" by Hozier. Music School Online offers individual, on demand piano lessons and piano courses for you to learn how to play piano at your own pace, any time, anywhere.
 
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Duration: 00:06:15
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explains the basic rules of time signatures and explores many of the note combinations possible. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:03:59
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt discusses the 3/4 (three-four) time signature, otherwise known as waltz time, and demonstrates this time signature with several musical examples. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:07:15
Learn the fundamentals of rhythmic counting from percussionist, Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this music theory lesson, Matt explores the 2/2 (two-two) time signature, or cut time, and the 2/4 (two-four) time signature. These are often used in marching music, as well as, samba or salsa music. This lesson is just one of many music theory tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). You do not need to know music theory to be a musician, but you will gain a deeper understanding of how and why music works, allowing you to better communicate with fellow musicians, and giving you more power to create your own music. Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:05:32
Learn counting and rhythm from globe-trotting percussionist Matt Teitelman (Kanye West). In this lesson, Matt explains alternating time signatures, also known as changing or shifting time signatures. Matt examines examples of this within a single piece of music to better demonstrate what this looks like. This music theory lesson is just one of many on demand video tutorials exploring the study of the language of music here at Music School Online (MSO). Learn music theory at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.  
 
 

 
 

 
Duration: 00:16:28
Learn how to play "Take Me To Church" by Hozier on the piano. This piano video tutorial is taught by instructor Alfie Magliano (Skrizzly Adams, Niykee Heaton, Sean Kingston) and focuses on time signature changes within a song.Be sure to check out our other piano lessons here at Music School Online utilizing current popular songs and iconic classics to teach aspiring and seasoned musicians in a fun, connective way. Learn how to play piano / synth at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.
 
 
 
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