12 Sep 2011
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Key Signatures - G Flat Major and E Flat Minor
Gb major is a major scale based on G flat, consisting of the pitches Gb, Ab, Bb, Cb, Db, Eb, and F. Its key signature has six flats: Bb, Eb, Ab, Db, Gb and Cb.
Its relative minor is E flat minor, and its parallel minor is G flat minor, usually replaced by F-sharp minor, since G flat minor, which would have nine flats, is not normally used.
The enharmonic equivalent key to Gb is F#, containing the same pitches but different names.
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Key Signatures - F Sharp Major and D Sharp Minor • Updated: 12 Sep 2011
"F# Major" (or the key of F#) is a major scale based on F#, with the pitches F# G# A# B C# D# E#. Its key signature has six sharps: F# C# G# D# A# E#. Its Relative Minor scale is G# Minor. Its Parallel Minor is F# Minor and, its enharmonic equivalent is Gb minor.
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