F-flat major scale The Solution below shows the Fb major scale notes, intervals and scale degrees on the piano, treble clef and bass clef.
Neal 1,664 1 5 20. To count up a H alf-tone semitone , count up from the last note up by one physical piano key, either white or black. But not violin playing.
Next, we go up one whole step from B to C. Memorization is rarely strictly necessary if you know why something is the way it is.
Major Key Minor Key 1 flat F major d minor 2 flats Bb major g minor 3 flats Eb major c minor 4 flats Ab major f minor 5 flats Db major bb minor 6 flats Gb major eb minor 7 flats Cb major ab minor. That's only done because otherwise you end up missing out letters e. Gb is the supertonic of the F-flat major scale. To be honest, though, I tell music pupils of mine, that learning key-signatures by using mnemonics is only partially helpful. Major 3rd — The 3rd note of the scale is A.
Of course, the keys also progress like that. This step shows the white and black note names on a piano keyboard so that the note names are familiar for later steps, and to show that the note names start repeating themselves after 12 notes.
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It also shows the scale degree chart for all 8 notes. This step shows the descending F-flat major scale on the piano, treble clef and bass clef.
Eventually most musicians will just know all of the key-signatures. The 7 unique notes in a scale need to be named such that each letter from A to G is used once only, so each note name is either a natural white name A..
I could have said, Week 1: Finally, we move up a half step from E to F. This means that for the first symbol, F , although the note and symbol are on the top line of the treble clef, the symbol really means ' Sharpen any F-Sharp note supplied on any octave in this clef, not just the F-Sharp pitch on this line'.