Learn and Apply Music Theory for Piano & Keyboard The Circle of Fifths is the ancient “Rosetta Stone” of music theory, that not only tells you which notes are in any key, but also contains the secret of how every scale is built and how scales relates to each other. The Circle of Fifths for […]
The Circle of Fifths is one of the most common images used in music education, as it is a great way to demonstrate the relationships between key signatures.
The January/February 2015 issue of Making Music revealed the magic of the circle of fifths—a visual way to learn the sharps and flats in each key signature, as well as the relationships between different keys. The circle of fifths is created by arranging pitches in intervals of ascending fifths, in a clock-like pattern. However, some […]