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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