Time Signatures tell musicians important information about the beats, and type of beat, that will be used in a piece of music. The buttons below will each take you to a page detailing and explaining the different types of Time Signatures. If you’re new to Time Signatures select ‘Part 1: The Essentials’ as this video explains the fundamentals of understanding Time Signatures. Each of the topics also fall under one of the five grades used by the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music).