Solfege and Scale Degrees
Now that you know your keys and scales, we can name all of the notes in a
key. We have three ways of labeling pitches inside a key.
If you have never used solfege before, you probably know the syllables we
use from this f
Key Signature Chart
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Major Key Signatures
Any key signature may represent a Major key .
The name of the key, such as C major, tells us that C is the most
important pitch in that key. Note the order and location of the accidentals
in the key signature. They must ALWAYS occur
Scales and scale degrees
A scale is a succession of pitches ascending or descending in steps. There are two types of steps: half
steps and whole steps. A half step (H) consists of two adjacent pitches on the keyboard. A whole step (W)
consists of two half