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Your Guide to the B Flat Major Chord

Different musical keys are often linked with different moods. Whilst at first this may seem a little strange, there is a scientific reason for it. Depending on the key you are playing, the gaps between notes are subtly different. It’s not enough that most of us can notice it, but when playing in different keys, […]

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Your Guide to the E Flat Major Scale

You might not think that Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” and Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child,” would have anything in common. There, you would be wrong. They actually have something very important in common: the key of E flat. Here, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about the E flat major scale that makes […]

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An Introduction to Ledger Lines

If the term ‘ledger lines’ isn’t ringing any bells for you, then read on, here’s all you need to know. For starters, music couldn’t be written down without them. That means all the music you know and love, everything from Beethoven’s “9th Symphony” to Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”, all started life making use of ledger lines. […]

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Your Guide to the D Flat Major Scale

I just called to say welcome to the D Flat Major scale. Artists like Stevie Wonder and Ed Sheeran have used this scale to create sing-a-long hits. They and so many others knew top secret information on putting this scale to work for them. By the end of this post, you will too. Modes and […]

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An Introduction to the Flat Symbol

It may surprise you to know that not all musicians can read music [1]. In fact, there are a large number of them who play or write with other methods. Music is a universal language and one that people all over the world can communicate in. But despite this, 95% of people can’t read music […]

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Your Guide to the B Flat Major Scale

What do Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Eric Clapton’s “I Shot the Sheriff,” and Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie,” have in common? They’re all in the key of B flat major. Here, we’re breaking down everything that makes the B flat major scale, from the basic anatomy of the scale to reading the scale on the […]

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What to Know About the Eb Minor Chord

The key of Eb minor may be one of the most commonly used minor keys for many famous composers. It’s no wonder it’s a vital aspect of any new pianist or musicians’ education. Don’t worry, we’ve made it simple for you with this complete introduction to the E flat minor chords that are derived from this […]

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An Introduction to the Double Sharp

If you’ve spent some time digging deep into music theory, you may have encountered something unusual: the double sharp. You know what a sharp is, so you’re a little fuzzy on what a double sharp is supposed to be. Or, maybe you don’t know what a sharp is either and you’re just through-and-through confused. Either […]

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