Key Signatures With Sharps

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C Major / A Minor

C major / A minor key signature.
The key of C major has no accidentals in its scale. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of C Major


Chords in the Key of C

   C ▪ Dm ▪ Em ▪ F ▪ G ▪ Am ▪ 
More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Info Tables


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G Major / E Minor

G major / E minor key signature.
The key of G major has one sharp. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of G Major

  • Relative Minor: E minor
  • Sharps: F♯

Chords in the Key of G

   G ▪ Am ▪ Bm ▪ C ▪ D ▪ Em ▪ f♯°

More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Info Tables

Beginner Piano Lessons

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D Major / B Minor

D major / B minor key signature.
The key of D major has two sharps.. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

  • Relative Minor: B minor
  • Sharps: F♯ - C♯


Chords in the Key of D

   Dmaj ▪ Emin ▪ F♯min ▪ Gmaj ▪ Amaj ▪ Bmin ▪ c♯°
More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Info Tables

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A Major / F-Sharp Minor

A major / F# minor key signature.
The key of A major has three sharps.. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of A Major

  • Relative Minor: F-sharp minor
  • Sharps: F♯ - C♯ - G♯

Chords in the Key of A

   A ▪ Bm ▪ C♯m ▪ D ▪ E ▪ F♯m ▪ g♯°
More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Locator
● Key Signature Info Tables

Beginner Piano Lessons
▪  Layout of the Piano Keys
▪  Memorize the Grand Staff Notes
▪  The Black Piano Keys
▪  Middle C on Various Keyboard Sizes
▪  Should You Practice With A Metronome?
▪  Musical Symbols Library
Music Theory
▪  The Enharmonic Key Signatures
▪  Rare & Theoretical Keys
▪  Why Is There No G# Major Key?
▪  Pitch Notation & Octave Naming
▪  Comparing Major & Minor
Piano Chords
▪  Easy Bass Piano Chords
▪  Root Notes & Chord Inversion
▪  Essential Piano Chord Fingering
▪  Diminished Chords & Dissonance
▪  Illustrated Suspended 4th Chords for Piano
Piano Care
▪  Everyday Piano Care
▪  Clean & Disinfect Your Piano Keys
▪  How to Polish a Lacquer Piano
▪  When to Tune a Piano
▪  Easy-to-Spot Signs of Piano Damage
Piano Recitals & Performing
▪  What to Eat & Drink Before a Performance
▪  Concert Etiquette for the Audience
▪  Warming Up for a Piano Performance
▪  Overcoming Mistakes On Stage
Musical Quizzes
▪ Identify the Piano Keys
▪ Note Length & Rest Quiz (U.S. or U.K. English)
▪ Grand Staff Notes Quiz
▪ Time Signature & Rhythm Quiz

Musical Glossaries:
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E Major / C-Sharp Minor

E major / C# minor key signature.
The key of E major has four sharps.. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of E Major

  • Relative Minor: C-sharp minor
  • Sharps: F♯ - C♯ - G♯ - D♯

Chords in the Key of E

   E ▪ F♯m ▪ G♯m ▪ A ▪ B ▪ C♯m ▪ d♯°

More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Info Tables


Beginner Piano Lessons

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B Major / G-Sharp Minor

B major / G# minor key signature.
The key of B major has five sharps.. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of B Major

  • Relative Minor: G-sharp minor
  • Sharps: F♯ - C♯ - G♯ - D♯ - A♯

Chords in the Key of B

   B ▪ C♯m ▪ D♯m ▪ E ▪ F♯ ▪ G♯m ▪ a♯°

More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Info Tables


Beginner Piano Lessons

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F-Sharp Major / D-Sharp Minor

F# major / D# minor key signature.
The key of F-sharp major has six sharps.. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of F-Sharp Major

  • Relative Minor: D-sharp minor
  • Sharps: F♯ - C♯ - G♯ - D♯ - A♯ - E♯

Chords in the Key of F-Sharp

   F♯ ▪ G♯m ▪ A♯m ▪ B ▪ C♯ ▪ D♯m ▪ e♯°

More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Info Tables


Beginner Piano Lessons

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C Sharp Major / A Sharp Minor

C# major / A# minor key signature.
The key of C-sharp major has seven sharps.. Images © Brandy Kraemer, 2015

More Key Signatures:
  F Major | B♭ Major | E♭ Major | A♭ Major | D♭ Major | G♭ Major | C♭ Major

Key of C-Sharp Major

  • Relative Minor: A-sharp minor
  • Sharps: F♯ - C♯ - G♯ - D♯ - A♯ - E♯ - B♯

Chords in the Key of C-Sharp

   C♯ ▪ D♯m ▪ E♯m ▪ F♯ ▪ G♯ ▪ A♯m ▪ b♯°

More on Key Signatures:

   ● Key Signature Quiz
● Key Signature Locator
● Key Signature Info Tables


Beginner Piano Lessons


▪  Layout of the Piano Keys
▪  Memorize the Grand Staff Notes
▪  The Black Piano Keys
▪  Middle C on Various Keyboard Sizes
▪  Should You Practice With A Metronome?
▪  Musical Symbols Library
Music Theory
▪  The Enharmonic Key Signatures
▪  Rare & Theoretical Keys
▪  Why Is There No G# Major Key?
▪  Pitch Notation & Octave Naming
▪  Comparing Major & Minor
Piano Chords
▪  Easy Bass Piano Chords
▪  Root Notes & Chord Inversion
▪  Essential Piano Chord Fingering
▪  Diminished Chords & Dissonance
▪  Illustrated Suspended 4th Chords for Piano
Piano Care
▪  Everyday Piano Care
▪  Clean & Disinfect Your Piano Keys
▪  How to Polish a Lacquer Piano
▪  When to Tune a Piano
▪  Easy-to-Spot Signs of Piano Damage
Piano Recitals & Performing
▪  What to Eat & Drink Before a Performance
▪  Concert Etiquette for the Audience
▪  Warming Up for a Piano Performance
▪  Minimizing Stage Fright
▪  Overcoming Mistakes On Stage
Musical Quizzes
▪ Identify the Piano Keys
▪ Note Length & Rest Quiz (U.S. or U.K. English)
▪ Grand Staff Notes Quiz
▪ Time Signature & Rhythm Quiz
Musical Glossaries:
View All / By Category