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Encyclopedia > C flat major
C♭ major
Image:C-flat_Major_key_signature.png
Relative key A♭ minor
Parallel key B minor
Component pitches
C♭, D♭, E♭, F♭, G♭, A♭, B♭, C♭

C flat major is a major scale based on C flat, consisting of the pitches C flat, D flat, E flat, F flat, G flat, A flat, B flat and C flat. Its key signature consists of seven flats. Image File history File links created with GNU Lilypond File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... In music, the relative minor of a particular major key (or the relative major of a minor key) is the key which has the same key signature but a different tonic, as opposed to parallel minor or major, respectively. ... A-flat minor is a minor scale based on A-flat, consisting of the pitches A-flat, B-flat, C-flat, D-flat, E-flat, F-flat, G-flat. ... In music, the parallel minor of a particular major key (or the parallel major of a minor key) is the key which has the same tonic and a different key signature, as opposed to relative minor (or major, respectively). ... B minor is a minor scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G, A♯ (harmonic minor) or A (natural minor) and B. Its key signature consists of two sharps. ... In music theory, the major scale (or major mode) is one of the diatonic scales. ... In musical notation, a key signature is a series of sharp symbols or flat symbols placed on the staff, designating notes that are to be consistently played one semitone higher or lower than the equivalent natural notes (for example, the white notes on a piano keyboard) unless otherwise altered with...


Ascending and descending C-flat Major Scale


Its relative minor is A flat minor, and its parallel minor is B minor, since C flat minor is just a theoretical curiosity. Its enharmonic equivalent is B major, and is more often used in the music that used it as the main key for a composition, usually Irish music. In some manuscripts, the C flat major key signature in the bass clef is written with the flat for the F on the second line from the top. In music, the relative minor of a particular major key (or the relative major of a minor key) is the key which has the same key signature but a different tonic, as opposed to parallel minor or major, respectively. ... A flat minor is a minor scale based on A flat, consisting of the pitches A flat, B flat, C flat, D flat, E flat, F flat, G flat. ... In music, the parallel minor of a particular major key (or the parallel major of a minor key) is the key which has the same tonic and a different key signature, as opposed to relative minor (or major, respectively). ... B minor is a minor scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G, A♯ (harmonic minor) or A (natural minor) and B. Its key signature consists of two sharps. ... B major is a major scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C#, D#, E, F#, G#, A#, and B. Its key signature consists of five sharps. ... Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic politically divided between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. ...


C flat major is the home key of the harp, with all its pedals in the top position, and it is considered the most resonant key for the instrument. Thus, in Richard Strauss's Ein Heldenleben, the first cue for the harps is written in C flat major even though the rest of the orchestra is playing in E flat. The harp is a stringed instrument which has its strings positioned perpendicular to the soundboard. ... Richard Strauss Richard Strauss (June 11, 1864 – September 8, 1949) was a German composer of the late Romantic era, particularly noted for his tone poems and operas. ... Ein Heldenleben (literally A Heroic Life, but usually more loosely translated as A Heros Life), op. ...

Diatonic Scales and Keys
Flats Sharps
Major minor Major minor
0 C (Major), a (minor)
1 F d G e
2 B♭ g D b
3 E♭ c A f♯
4 A♭ f E c♯
5 D♭ b♭ B g♯
6 G♭ e♭ F♯ d♯
7 C♭ a♭ C♯ a♯
lower case letters are minor

the table indicates the number of sharps or flats in each scale In music theory, a diatonic scale (from the Greek diatonikos, to stretch out; also known as the heptatonia prima; set form 7-35) is a seven-note musical scale comprising five whole-tone and two half-tone steps, in which the half tones are maximally separated. ... In music, a scale is a set of musical notes that provides material for part or all of a musical work. ... In music theory, the key identifies the tonic triad, the chord, major or minor, which represents the final point of rest for a piece, or the focal point of a section. ... Image File history File links Circle_of_fifths. ... Figure 1. ... Figure 1. ... In music theory, the major scale (or major mode) is one of the diatonic scales. ... A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic. ... In music theory, the major scale (or major mode) is one of the diatonic scales. ... A minor scale in musical theory is a diatonic scale whose third scale degree is an interval of a minor third above the tonic. ... A one octave music scale in C major. ... A minor (abbreviated Am) is a minor scale based on A, consisting of the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, G and A (natural minor scale - the harmonic minor scale contains a G♯ instead of a G natural). ... F major is a musical major scale based on F, consisting of the pitches F, G, A, B-flat, C, D, E, and F. Its key signature consists of one flat. ... D minor is a minor scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F, G, A, B-flat, C♯, and D (harmonic minor scale). ... G major is a major scale based on G, consisting of the pitches G, A, B, C, D, E, F# and G. Its key signature consists of one sharp. ... E minor is a musical minor scale based on the note E, consisting of the pitches E, F#, G, A, B, C, D# and E . ... B flat major is a major scale based on B flat, consisting of the pitches B flat, C, D, E flat, F, G, A, and B flat. ... G minor is a minor scale based on G, consisting of the pitches G, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, F, and G (natural minor scale). ... D major is a major scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F#, G, A, B, C# and D. Its key signature consists of two sharps. ... B minor is a minor scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G, A♯ (harmonic minor) or A (natural minor) and B. Its key signature consists of two sharps. ... E-flat major is a major scale based on E-flat, consisting of the pitches E-flat, F, G, A-flat, B-flat, C, D, and E-flat. ... C minor (abreviated Cm) is a minor scale based on C, consisting of the pitches C, D, E-flat, F, G, A-flat, B and C (harmonic minor scale). ... A major is a major scale based on A, consisting of the pitches A, B, C♯, D, E, F♯, G♯, and A. Its key signature consists of three sharps. ... F sharp minor is a minor scale based on F sharp, consisting of the pitches F sharp, G sharp, A, B, C sharp, D, E sharp and F sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... A flat major is a major scale based on A flat, consisting of the pitches A flat, B flat, C, D flat, E flat, F, G, and A flat. ... F minor is a minor scale based on F, consisting of the pitches F, G, A-flat, B-flat, C, D-flat, E and F. (harmonic minor scale. ... E major is a major scale based on E, consisting of the pitches E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, D# and E. Its key signature consists of four sharps. ... C sharp minor is a minor scale based on C sharp, consisting of the pitches C sharp, D sharp, E, F sharp, G sharp, A, B sharp and C sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... B flat minor is a minor scale based on B flat, consisting of the pitches B flat, C, D flat, E flat, F, G flat, A flat and B flat (natural minor scale). ... B major is a major scale based on B, consisting of the pitches B, C#, D#, E, F#, G#, A#, and B. Its key signature consists of five sharps. ... G flat major is a major scale based on G flat, consisting of the pitches G flat, A flat, B flat, C flat (enharmonic to B natural,) D flat, E flat, F, and G flat. ... F sharp major is a major scale based on F sharp, consisting of the pitches F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B, C sharp, D sharp, E sharp (enharmonic to F natural) and F sharp. ... D sharp minor is a minor scale based on D sharp, consisting of the pitches D sharp, E sharp, F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B, C double sharp and D sharp. ... A flat minor is a minor scale based on A flat, consisting of the pitches A flat, B flat, C flat, D flat, E flat, F flat, G flat. ... C sharp major is a major scale based on C sharp, consisting of the pitches C sharp, D sharp, E sharp (enharmonic to F natural), F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B sharp (enharmonic to C natural) and C sharp. ... A sharp minor is a minor scale based on A sharp. ...


 
 

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