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Encyclopedia > G major
G major
Image:G Major key signature.png
Relative key E minor
Parallel key G minor
Enharmonic
Component pitches
G, A, B, C, D, E, F#, G

G major (or the key of G) is a major scale based on G, with the pitches G, A, B, C, D, E, and F. Its key signature has one sharp, F. (see below: Scales and keys). 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. ... Also see: E major, or E flat minor. ... In music, the parallel minor or tonic minor of a particular major key is the minor key with the same tonic; similarly the parallel major has the same tonic as the minor key. ... Also see: G major, or G-sharp minor. ... In music, an enharmonic is a note which is the equivalent of some other note, but spelled differently. ... In music theory, the major scale or Ionian scale is one of the diatonic scales. ... Sol or G is the fifth note of the solfege. ... La or A is the sixth note (submediant) in the C Major scale. ... The musical note B is disputed. ... Do or C is the first note of the solfege. ... Re or D is the second note of the solfege. ... Mi or E is the third note of the solfege. ... This key signature – A major or F# minor – consists of three sharps placed after the clef 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...


Its relative minor is E minor, and its parallel minor is G minor. 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. ... Also see: E major, or E flat minor. ... In music, the parallel minor or tonic minor of a particular major key is the minor key with the same tonic; similarly the parallel major has the same tonic as the minor key. ... Also see: G major, or G-sharp minor. ...


In the treble clef, the sharp-symbol for F is usually placed on the first line from the top, though in some Baroque music it is placed on the first space from the bottom (a lower-octave F note). A clef (French for key) is a symbol used in musical notation that assigns notes to lines and spaces on the musical staff. ...


In the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, "G major is often a key of 6/8 chain rhythms," according to Alfred Einstein, and in the Baroque era, G major was regarded as the "key of benediction." “Bach” redirects here. ... Alfred Einstein (December 30, 1880–February 13, 1952), was a German-American musicologist and music editor. ...

Ascending and descending G major scale.
Ascending and descending G major scale.

Of Domenico Scarlatti's 555 keyboard sonatas, 69 are in G major, and 12 of Joseph Haydn's 104 Symphonies are in G major. Beethoven, on the other hand, hardly used G major as the main key of a work, his only major orchestral work in the key being his Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major. Image File history File links G_Major_Scale. ... Image File history File links G_Major_Scale. ... Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (October 26, 1685 – July 23, 1757) was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in Spain and Portugal. ... Haydn redirects here. ... “Beethoven” redirects here. ... Ludwig van Beethovens Piano Concerto No. ...


For orchestral works in G major, the timpani are typically set to G and D a fifth apart, rather than a fourth apart as for most other keys. A timpanist in the United States Air Forces in Europe Band. ...


G is one of the most frequently-employed keys across classical and popular music. This is in part because of its relative ease of playing on both keyboard and string instruments.[citation needed] It is the key stipulated by Queen Elizabeth II to be used for "God Save the Queen" in Canada.[1] Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ... For the song by the Sex Pistols, see God Save the Queen (Sex Pistols song). ...

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Well-known popular songs in this key

Accidentally in Love is a song by Counting Crows on the soundtrack of Shrek 2 (2004). ... Counting Crows is a rock band originating from Berkeley, California. ... Against the Wind is an album by American rock band Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, released in 1980 (see 1980 in music). ... Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter and musician. ... All I Can Do was a 1976 Dolly Parton album. ... Chantal Kreviazuk (born May 18, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. ... 3 Doors Down is an American alternative rock band formed in Escatawpa, Mississippi in 1994 by Brad Arnold (vocals and drums), Matt Roberts (guitar) and Todd Harrell (bass). ... By Myself was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number MCR-1 as a monophonic recording and catalog number SCR-1 in stereo in 1965. ... Roch Armand Joseph Voisine, O.C. (born 26 March 1963 in Edmundston, New Brunswick) is an Acadian-Québécois singer-songwriter, actor, and radio and TV host who lives in Montreal, Quebec, when he is not performing in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... Closing Time, first published in 1994, is Joseph Hellers sequel to the popular Catch-22. ... Semisonic is an alternative rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Hate Me is a 2006 single from the Houston, Texas alternative rock group Blue October. ... This article is about the American band. ... If I Aint Got You is a Grammy Award-winning single released from R&B/soul musician Alicia Keyss sophomore album, The Diary of Alicia Keys. ... Alicia Keys Alicia Keys (born Alicia Augello-Cook on January 25, 1981 in Manhattan, New York City, USA) is a popular R&B vocalist and pianist. ... A song by Depeche Mode Reached number 8 in the UK Singles Charts in 1981 - Avalible on Speak & Spell and The Singles 1981-1985 A remix by Daniel Miller is avalible on the album Remixes 81-04. ... Depeche Mode (pronounced ) are an electronic music band formed in 1980, in Basildon, Essex, England. ... Live Like You Were Dying is an album by country music superstar Tim McGraw. ... For the song by Taylor Swift, see Tim McGraw (song). ... 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. ... For images in Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Images. ... Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971 in Romeo, Michigan), better known as Kid Rock, is an American musician. ... Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. ... Hebrew (Natzrat or Natzeret) Arabic الناصرة (an-Nāṣira) Government City District North Population 64,800[1] Metropolitan Area: 185,000 (2006) Jurisdiction 14 200 dunams (14. ... Wake Me Up When September Ends is the fourth single from Green Days seventh studio album, American Idiot. ... This article is about the band Green Day. ... You and Me is the second album by rock group Open Hand. ... Lifehouse has two ambiguous entries: Lifehouse unreleased album by The Who Lifehouse the US band. ... For other uses, see Blackbird (disambiguation). ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ...

Well-known classical compositions in this key

See also: List of symphonies in G major. Ludwig van Beethovens Piano Concerto No. ... “Beethoven” redirects here. ... Maurice Ravel. ... This is a list of symphonies in G major, to include all symphonies in the key of G major written by notable composers, even when the particular symphony in question is one of the least performed by a famous composer. ...


References

  • Alfred Einstein, Mozart, His Character, His Work, Chapter 10, "Mozart's Choice Of Keys"
  1. ^ Department of National Defence: The Honours, Flags and Heritage Structure of the Canadian Forces; p. 503
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 group of musical notes that provides material for part or all of a musical work. ... For other uses, see key. ... Image File history File links Circle_of_fifths. ... Figure 1. ... Figure 1. ... In music theory, the major scale or Ionian scale 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 Ionian scale 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. ... C major (often just C or key of C) is a musical major scale based on C, with pitches C, D, E, F, G, A, B and C. Its key signature has no flats/sharps (see below: Diatonic Scales and Keys). ... Also see: A major, or A-sharp minor. ... Also see: F minor, or F-sharp minor. ... D minor is a minor scale based on D, consisting of the pitches D, E, F, G, A, B-flat, C, and D (natural minor scale). ... Also see: E major, or E flat minor. ... 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. ... Also see: G major, or G-sharp minor. ... Also see: D minor, or D-flat major. ... Also see: B major, or B-flat minor. ... 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. ... Also see: C major, or C-sharp minor. ... 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. ... Also see: F major, or F-sharp minor. ... Also see: E minor, or E flat major. ... 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). ... Also see: B minor, or B flat major. ... 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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