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Encyclopedia > C sharp major
C♯ major
Image:C-sharp_Major_key_signature.png
Relative key A♯ minor
Parallel key C♯ minor
Component pitches
C♯, D♯, E♯, F♯, G♯, A♯, B♯, C♯

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. Its key signature consists of seven sharps. 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-sharp minor is a minor scale based on A-sharp, consisting of the pitches A-sharp, B-sharp, C-sharp, D-sharp, E-sharp, F-sharp, G-double sharp and A-sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... 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). ... 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). ... 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-sharp Major Scale


Its relative minor is A sharp minor, and its parallel minor is C sharp minor. Its enharmonic equivalent is D flat major. 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. ... 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). ... 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). ...


A harp tuned to C sharp major has all its pedals in the bottom position. Because all the strings are then pinched and shortened, this is the least resonant key for the instrument. The harp is a stringed instrument which has its strings positioned perpendicular to the soundboard. ...


Although most composers prefer to use the enharmonic equivalent D flat major because it has just five flats as opposed to the seven sharps of C sharp major, Johann Sebastian Bach actually chose C sharp major for Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in both books of the Well-Tempered Clavier. Béla Bartók's String Quartet No. 3 is one of the few in C sharp major. In Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6, Franz Liszt actually changes key from D flat major to C sharp major near the beginning of the piece. Maurice Ravel selected C sharp major as the tonic key of Ondine from his piano suite Gaspard de la nuit Bach redirects here. ... Title-page of Das wohltemperirte Clavier A flat major (As-dur) fugue from the second part of Das wohltemperirte Clavier (manuscript) The Well-Tempered Clavier (in the original German: Das wohltemperierte Clavier[1]) is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. ... Béla Bartók in 1927 Bartok redirects here. ... The String Quartet No. ... The Hungarian Rhapsodies, (S/G244, R106) Rapsodies hongroises or Ungarische Rhapsodien) are a set of pieces of music by Franz Liszt, originally for solo piano. ... Franz Liszt (Hungarian: Liszt Ferenc) (Slovak: List Franz) (October 22, 1811 – July 31, 1886) was a Hungarian ( with both parents from Slovakia ) virtuoso pianist and composer. ... Joseph-Maurice Ravel (March 7, 1875 – December 28, 1937) was a French composer and pianist, known especially for the subtlety, richness, and poignancy of his music and generally considered to be one of the major composers of the 20th century. ... Ondine ( June 16, 1937 - January 1, 1989) met Andy Warhol in 1961 at an orgy, and died of liver disease in Queens, New York, New York, USA in 1989. ... Gaspard de la nuit: Trois Poèmes pour Piano dapres Aloysius Bertrand (Treasurer of the Night: Three Poems for Piano after Aloysius Bertrand) is a piece for solo piano by Maurice Ravel. ...

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 Circleoffifths. ... 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-sharp, 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 (harmonic minor scale). ... 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). ... D-flat major is a major scale based on D-flat, consisting of the pitches D-flat, E-flat, F, G-flat, A-flat, B-flat, C, and D-flat. ... 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-sharp minor is a minor scale based on G-sharp, consisting of the pitches G-sharp, A-sharp, B, C-sharp, D-sharp, E, F-double sharp and G-sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... 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. ... E-flat minor is a minor scale based on E-flat, consisting of the pitches E-flat, F, G-flat, A-flat, B-flat, C-flat, D and E-flat (harmonic minor scale). ... F# major is a major scale based on F#, consisting of the pitches F#, G#, A#, B, C#, D#, E# (enharmonic to F natural) and F#. Its key signature consists of six sharps. ... 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-sharp, C-double sharp and D-sharp (harmonic minor scale). ... 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. ... 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# major is a major scale based on C#, consisting of the pitches C#, D#, E#, F#, G#, A#, B# (enharmonic to C natural) and C#. Its key signature consists of seven sharps. ... A-sharp minor is a minor scale based on A-sharp, consisting of the pitches A-sharp, B-sharp, C-sharp, D-sharp, E-sharp, F-sharp, G-double sharp and A-sharp (harmonic minor scale). ...


 
 

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