Minute a Day Music Theory Stage 3 Lesson 5

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If you start playing from the note F, and play eight notes, that is the scale of F major.

             F              G               A               B flat         C               D              E                F

    Click the play arrow twice.
At the beginning of this, you will see the key signature  with one flat, indicating that in this piece of music all the B notes are flats. Instead of the white note B, you play the black note B flat. The B flats just to the left of the B notes.

On this keyboard, the B flats are indicated.


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