The Circle of Fifths Chart

circle of fifths chart

The Circle of Fifths Chart The circle of fifths is a chart that summarizes the relationship between major and minor scales and displays all the key signatures into one easy to understand diagram. The outside are the major keys in uppercase letters. Each major key is associated with a relative minor key in lowercase letters. Both share the same corresponding […]

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Double Sharps and Double Flats

Double Sharps and Double Flats A Double Sharp is an accidental used to raise a note by a whole step (two half steps). A Double Flat is an accidental used to lower a note by a whole step. To raise a note by a whole step means moving two half steps to the right to the next adjacent key on […]

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Sharps and Flats – Steps and Accidentals

Accidentals Accidentals are signs used to raise or lower notes by half steps. Steps – Half Step A half step is the distance between two adjacent keys on a piano keyboard. In music theory, the distance between two notes is called an interval. A half step is the smallest musical interval in music. (It is called a semitone in British […]

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