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

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). Its key signature consists of five 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. ... 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. ... 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). ... 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. ... 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 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...


Its relative major is B major, and its parallel major is G sharp major, usually replaced by A flat major, since G sharp major, which would have eight sharps, is not normally used. Its enharmonic equivalent is A flat 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. ... 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. ... 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). ... 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. ... 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. ...


Changes needed for the melodic and harmonic versions of the scale are written in with accidentals as necessary.


Few symphonies are written in G sharp minor; among them are Nikolai Myaskovsky's Seventeenth Symphony, Christopher Schlegel's Fifth Symphony, and an abandoned work of juvenilia by Marc Blitzstein. A symphony is an extended composition usually for orchestra and usually comprising four movements. ... Nikolai Myaskovsky (ru: Николай Мясковский) (April 20, 1881 – August 8, 1950) was a Russian composer. ... Juvenilia is an EP released by Liz Phair. ... Marc Blitzstein (March 2, 1905 – January 22, 1964) was an American composer. ...


Despite the key rarely being used in orchestral music other than to modulate, it is not entirely uncommon in keyboard music, from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier to the sonatas of Scriabin. For orchestration of piano music, some theorists recommend transposing the music to G minor or A minor. If G sharp minor must absolutely be used, one should take care that B flat wind instruments be notated in B flat minor, rather than A sharp minor.


Well known works in this key

G sharp minor is also a nickname given to Gabrielle Sharp (designer 1885-1925)Minor because she was only small.


Popular music

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Classical pieces

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 The Études of Frédéric Chopin are a set of technical studies for piano. ... Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin (in French, Frédéric François Chopin) (English: IPA: or ; French: ), (March 1, 1810[1] â€“ October 17, 1849) was a Polish pianist and composer of the Romantic era. ... Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Russian: , Sergej Vasil’evič Rachmaninov, 1 April 1873 (N.S.) or 20 March 1873 (O.S.) – 28 March 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. ... Scriabins second piano sonata in G sharp minor (Opus 19, also titled Sonata-Fantasy) took five years for him to write. ... Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Скрябин; sometimes transliterated as Skryabin) (6 January 1872 – 27 April 1915) was a Russian composer and pianist. ... Robert Schumanns Kinderszenen (Scenes From Childhood), op. ... Robert Schumann (June 8, 1810 – July 29, 1856) was a German composer and pianist. ... The Symphonic Etudes, Op. ... Robert Schumann (June 8, 1810 – July 29, 1856) was a German composer and pianist. ... La Campanella is a piano etude written by virtuoso pianist Franz Liszt as part of a series of the six Grandes Etudes de Paganini (Grand Paganini Etudes), S. 141. ... 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 and B. (natural minor scale - the harmonic minor scale contains a A# instead of a A). ... 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 (abbreviated 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 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 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. ... 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 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. ...

References

  • A. Morris, "Symphonies, Numbers And Keys" in Bob's Poetry Magazine, III.3, 2006

 
 

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