Circle of fifths text table

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The Circle of fifths, text table, shows the number of flats or sharps in each of the diatonic musical scales and keys. Both C major and A minor keys have no flats or sharps.

In the table, minor keys are written with lowercase letters, for brevity. However, in common guitar tabs notation, a minor key is designated with a lowercase "m". For example, A-minor is "Am" and D-sharp minor is "Dm").

Circle of fifths unrolled, pythagorean comma.svg

The small interval between equivalent notes, such as F-sharp and G-flat, is the Pythagorean comma. Minor scales start with la, major scales start with do

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