29 Oct 2013
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Key Signatures - Bb Major and G Minor
Bb major or B-flat major is a major scale based on B-flat, consisting of the pitches Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G, and A. Its key signature has two flats, Bb and Eb.
Its relative minor is G minor, and its parallel minor is Bb minor.
B-flat major is a suitable key for most wind instruments, especially those for which it is their home key, such as clarinets, trumpets, tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone and flutes in B-flat.
B-flat is a common jazz key and popular on ukulele.
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The Bb Major / G Minor Key Signature has two flats Bb and Eb.
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