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Key Signatures - A Major and F Sharp Minor

One of the common Pop, Folk, Country, and Rock keys of C, G, D, A, and E.

Published: 12 Sep 2011 Updated: 15 Sep 2011Visits: 43Code: UL47

Topic: Theory ukulele Subjects: Beginner Intermediate Advanced Theory Reading

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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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Key Signature

The A Major / F# Minor Key Signature has three sharps F#, C#, and G#.


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