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Unformatted text preview: Keys •  Tonal center: “home” key  ­ C Major, D minor, etc. •  the tonal center of the Handel is E major •  Scale: a series of pitches that proceeds upward or downward according to a prescribed paIern •  Major/minor keys: scales with different “flavors” depending on their prescribed paIern •  All major and minor keys are organized into a paIern called: The Circle of Fighs •  All major or minor keys must keep their same paIern regardless of tonal center •  In other words, C major must have same the SOUND as G major The Circle of Fighs ...
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