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Key Signatures - A Major and F Sharp Minor
<p><strong>A major</strong> (or the key of A) is a major scale based on A, with the pitches A, B, C#, D, E, F#, and G#. Its key signature has three sharps: F#, C# and G#.</p> <p>Its relative minor is F-sharp minor and its parallel minor is A minor.</p>
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The A Major / F# Minor Key Signature has three sharps F#, C#, and G#.
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