Amount of music per measure:
— 2 quarter notes
— 5 eighth notes
— 3 quarter notes
— 6 eighth notes (
— 4 quarter notes
— 7 eighth notes
To distinguish between
, determine if the measure is divided into 3 quarter notes or 2 dotted quarter notes.
In other words, are eighth notes beamed in pairs of 2 or groups of 3?
if the beat is the quarter note
if the beat is the eighth note or half note