Time Signatures: 6/8 - Overview

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Time Signatures: 5/4 - Example 2 (Advanced) Time Signatures: 6/8 - Example 1 (Easy)

We're now going to look at our first eighth note time signature, 6/8. With the top number being "6" and the bottom number being "8", we can conclude that the 6/8 time signature represents six eighth notes in a measure.

You can count the beats of a 6/8 time signature as follows: "One Two Three Four Five Six"

Or, you can also count it like this: "One and Two and Three and"