Why Are Flats Needed in Scales – Music Theory #10


From what ever key you start a minor or major pattern, the the pattern with all its steps and half-steps has to remain exactly the same. For that reason black keys come into play and flats or sharps have to be used to lower or raise the key by a half step. It is important to remember that one scale can only include flats or sharps as key signature.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *