time signature

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time signature

Music a sign usually consisting of two figures, one above the other, the upper figure representing the number of beats per bar and the lower one the time value of each beat. This sign is placed after the key signature at the outset of a piece or section of a piece
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Unusual time signatures, different harmonics and scales, and new concepts of musical dimensions are all trademarks of Eduardo del Barrio in the 1990s.
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