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Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« on: May 12, 2010, 05:06:18 AM »
I had this on another website, but I'm gonna put it all here. Basically, this post will contain the main things that you need to know for every key: major scale notes, fingering for the major scales, scale degrees, basic chords
Real musicians play in every key!!!
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 05:08:44 AM »
Key C

Major Scale

C (WS) D (WS) E (HS) F (WS) G (WS) A (WS) B (HS) C 

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1 

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky 


Scale Degrees

C = 1
D = 2
E = 3
F = 4
G = 5
A = 6
B = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = C-E-G
2 = D-F-A
3 = E-G-B
4 = F-A-C
5 = G-B-D
6 = A-C-E
7 = B-D-F


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

C major root position: C-E-G, 1-3-5
C major 1st inversion: E-G-C, 1-2-5
C major 2nd inversion: G-C-E, 1-3-5

C minor root position: C-Eb-G, 1-3-5
C minor 1st inversion: Eb-G-C, 1-2-5
C minor 2nd inversion: G-C-Eb, 1-3-4

C diminished root position: C-Eb-Gb, 1-3-4
C diminished 1st inversion: Eb-Gb-C, 1-2-5
C diminished 2nd inversion: Gb-C-Eb, 1-3-4

C fully diminished root position: C-Eb-Gb-Bbb, 1-2-3-5
C fully diminished 1st inversion: Eb-Gb-Bbb-C, 1-2-3-5
C fully diminished 2nd inversion: Gb-Bbb-C-Eb, 1-2-3-4
C fully diminished 3rd inversion: Bbb-C-Eb-Gb, 1-2-3-4

C augmented root position: C-E-G#, 1-2-4
C augmented 1st inversion: E-G#-C, 1-3-5
C augmented 2nd inversion: G#-C-E, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010, 05:11:56 AM »
Key C#/Db

Major Scale

C# (WS) D# (WS) E# (HS) F# (WS) G# (WS) A# (WS) B# (HS) C#
Db (WS) Eb (WS) F (HS) Gb (WS) Ab (WS) Bb (WS) C (HS) Db

One octave fingering:
RH: 2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

RH forward: (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (1)thumb, (2)index

RH backward: (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, (3)middle, (2)index

LH forward: (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, (2)index

LH backward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle


Scale Degrees

C#/Db = 1
D#/Eb = 2
E#/F = 3
F#/Gb = 4
G#/Ab = 5
A#/Bb = 6
B#/C = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = C#-E#-G# / Db-F-Ab
2 = D#-F#-A# / Eb-Gb-Bb
3 = E#-G#-B# / F-Ab-C
4 = F#-A#-C# / Gb-Bb-Db
5 = G#-B#-D# / Ab-C-Eb
6 = A#-C#-E# / Bb-Db-F
7 = B#-D#-F# / C-Eb-Gb


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

C#/Db major root position: C#-E#-G# / Db-F-Ab, 1-3-4
C#/Db major 1st inversion: E#-G#-C# / F-Ab-Db, 1-2-4
C#/Db major 2nd inversion: G#-C#-E# / Ab-Db-F, 1-3-5

C#/Db minor root position: C#-E-G# / Db-Fb-Ab, 1-2-4
C#/Db minor 1st inversion: E-G#-C# / Fb-Ab-Db, 1-2-4
C#/Db minor 2nd inversion: G#-C#-E / Ab-Db-Fb, 1-3-5

C#/Db diminished root position: C#-E-G / Db-Fb-Abb, 1-2-3
C#/Db diminished 1st inversion: E-G-C# / Fb-Abb-Db, 1-2-4
C#/Db diminished 2nd inversion: G-C#-E / Abb-Db-Fb, 1-3-5

C#/Db fully diminished root position: C#-E-G-Bb / Db-Fb-Abb-Cbb, 1-2-3-4
C#/Db fully diminished 1st inversion: E-G-Bb-C# / Fb-Abb-Cbb-Db, 1-2-3-4
C#/Db fully diminished 2nd inversion: G-Bb-C#-E / Abb-Cbb-Db-Fb, 1-2-3-5
C#/Db fully diminished 3rd inversion: Bb-C#-E-G / Cbb-Db-Fb-Abb, 1-2-3-5

C#/Db augmented root position: C#-E-G## / Db-Fb-A, 1-3-5
C#/Db augmented 1st inversion: E-G##-C# / Fb-A-Db, 1-2-4
C#/Db augmented 2nd inversion: G##-C#-E / A-Db-Fb, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2010, 05:16:51 AM »
Key D

Major Scale

D (WS) E (WS) F# (HS) G (WS) A (WS) B (WS) C# (HS) D

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky


Scale Degrees

D = 1
E = 2
F# = 3
G = 4
A = 5
B = 6
C# = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = D-F#-A
2 = E-G-B
3 = F#-A-C#
4 = G-B-D
5 = A-C#-E
6 = B-D-F#
7 = C#-E-G


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

D major root position: D-F#-A, 1-3-5
D major 1st inversion: F#-A-D, 1-2-5
D major 2nd inversion: A-D-F#, 1-3-4

D minor root position: D-F-A, 1-3-5
D minor 1st inversion: F-A-D, 1-2-5
D minor 2nd inversion: A-D-F, 1-3-5

D diminished root position: D-F-Ab, 1-2-3
D diminished 1st inversion: F-Ab-D, 1-2-5
D diminished 2nd inversion: Ab-D-F, 1-3-5

D fully diminished root position: D-F-Ab-Cb, 1-2-3-5
D fully diminished 1st inversion: F-Ab-Cb-D, 1-2-3-5
D fully diminished 2nd inversion: Ab-Cb-D-F, 1-2-3-5
D fully diminished 3rd inversion: Cb-D-F-Ab, 1-2-3-4

D augmented root position: D-F#-A#, 1-2-4
D augmented 1st inversion: F#-A#-D, 1-2-5
D augmented 2nd inversion: A#-D-F#, 1-3-4
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2010, 05:20:36 AM »
Key Eb

Major Scale

Eb (WS) F (WS) G (HS) Ab (WS) Bb (WS) C (WS) D (HS) Eb

One octave fingering:
RH: 3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

RH forward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle

RH backward: (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, (3)middle

LH forward: (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, cross (3)middle

LH backward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle


Scale Degrees

Eb = 1
F = 2
G = 3
Ab = 4
Bb = 5
C = 6
D = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = Eb-G-Bb
2 = F-Ab-C
3 = G-Bb-D
4 = Ab-C-Eb
5 = Bb-D-F
6 = C-Eb-G
7 = D-F-Ab


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

Eb major root position: Eb-G-Bb, 1-3-4
Eb major 1st inversion: G-Bb-Eb, 1-2-4
Eb major 2nd inversion: Bb-Eb-G, 1-3-5

Eb minor root position: Eb-Gb-Bb, 1-3-5
Eb minor 1st inversion: Gb-Bb-Eb, 1-2-5
Eb minor 2nd inversion: Bb-Eb-Gb, 1-3-5

Eb diminished root position: Eb-Gb-Bbb, 1-2-3
Eb diminished 1st inversion: Gb-Bbb-Eb, 1-2-5
Eb diminished 2nd inversion: Bbb-Eb-Gb, 1-3-4

Eb fully diminished root position: Eb-Gb-Bbb-Db, 1-2-3-5
Eb fully diminished 1st inversion: Gb-Bbb-Db-Eb, 1-2-3-4
Eb fully diminished 2nd inversion: Bbb-Db-Eb-Gb, 1-2-3-4
Eb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Bbb-Eb-Gb-Bbb, 1-2-3-5

Eb augmented root position: Eb-G-B, 1-3-5
Eb augmented 1st inversion: G-B-Eb, 1-2-4
Eb augmented 2nd inversion: B-Eb-G, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2010, 05:22:56 AM »
Key E

Major Scale

E (WS) F# (WS) G# (HS) A (WS) B (WS) C# (WS) D# (HS) E

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky


Scale Degrees

E = 1
F# = 2
G# = 3
A = 4
B = 5
C# = 6
D# = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = E-G#-B
2 = F#-A-C#
3 = G#-B-D#
4 = A-C#-E
5 = B-D#-F#
6 = C#-E-G#
7 = D#-F#-A


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

E major root position: E-G#-B, 1-3-5
E major 1st inversion: G#-B-E, 1-2-5
E major 2nd inversion: B-E-G#, 1-3-4

E minor root position: E-G-B, 1-3-5
E minor 1st inversion: G-B-E, 1-2-5
E minor 2nd inversion: B-E-G, 1-3-5

E diminished root position: E-G-Bb, 1-2-3
E diminished 1st inversion: G-Bb-E, 1-2-5
E diminished 2nd inversion: Bb-E-G, 1-3-5

E fully diminished root position: E-G-Bb-Db, 1-2-3-4
E fully diminished 1st inversion: G-Bb-Db-E, 1-2-3-5
E fully diminished 2nd inversion: Bb-Db-E-G, 1-2-3-5
E fully diminished 3rd inversion: Db-E-G-Bb, 1-2-3-4

E augmented root position: E-G#-B#, 1-3-5
E augmented 1st inversion: G#-B#-E, 1-3-5
E augmented 2nd inversion: B#-E-G#, 1-2-4
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2010, 05:24:38 AM »
Key F

Major Scale

F (WS) G (WS) A (HS) Bb (WS) C (WS) D (WS) E (HS) F

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring,

RH backward: (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky


Scale Degrees

F = 1
G = 2
A = 3
Bb = 4
C = 5
D = 6
E = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = F-A-C
2 = G-Bb-D
3 = A-C-E
4 = Bb-D-F
5 = C-E-G
6 = D-F-A
7 = E-G-Bb


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

F major root position: F-A-C, 1-3-5
F major 1st inversion: A-C-F, 1-2-5
F major 2nd inversion: C-F-A, 1-3-5

F minor root position: F-Ab-C, 1-3-5
F minor 1st inversion: Ab-C-F, 1-2-5
F minor 2nd inversion: C-F-Ab, 1-3-4

F diminished root position: F-Ab-Cb, 1-2-3
F diminished 1st inversion: Ab-Cb-F, 1-2-5
F diminished 2nd inversion: Cb-F-Ab, 1-3-4

F fully diminished root position: F-Ab-Cb-Ebb, 1-2-3-5
F fully diminished 1st inversion: Ab-Cb-Ebb-F, 1-2-3-5
F fully diminished 2nd inversion: Cb-Ebb-F-Ab, 1-2-3-4
F fully diminished 3rd inversion: Ebb-F-Ab-Cb, 1-2-3-5

F augmented root position: F-A-C#, 1-2-4
F augmented 1st inversion: A-C#-F, 1-3-5
F augmented 2nd inversion: C#-F-A, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2010, 05:26:05 AM »
Key F#/Gb

Major Scale

F# (WS) G# (WS) A# (HS) B (WS) C# (WS) D# (WS) E# (HS) F#
Gb (WS) Ab (WS) Bb (HS) Cb (WS) Db (WS) Eb (WS) F (HS) Gb

One octave fingering:
RH: 2   3   4   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 4   3   2   1   3   2   1   3

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   3

RH forward: (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index

LH forward: (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, cross (3)middle

LH backward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring


Scale Degrees

F#/Gb = 1
G#/Ab = 2
A#/Bb = 3
B/Cb = 4
C#/Db = 5
D#/Eb = 6
E#/F = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = F#-A#-C# / Gb-Bb-Db
2 = G#-B-D# / Ab-Cb-Eb
3 = A#-C#-E# / Bb-Db-F
4 = B-D#-F# / Cb-Eb-Gb
5 = C#-E#-G# / Db-F-Ab
6 = D#-F#-A# / Eb-Gb-Bb
7 = E#-G#-B / F-Ab-Cb


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

F#/Gb major root position: F#-A#-C# / Gb-Bb-Db, 1-3-4
F#/Gb major 1st inversion: A#-C#-F# / Bb-Db-Gb, 1-2-4
F#/Gb major 2nd inversion: C#-F#-A# / Db-Gb-Bb, 1-3-5

F#/Gb minor root position: F#-A-C# / Gb-Bbb-Db, 1-2-4
F#/Gb minor 1st inversion: A-C#-F# / Bbb-Db-Gb, 1-3-5
F#/Gb minor 2nd inversion: C#-F#-A / Db-Gb-Bbb, 1-3-5

F#/Gb diminished root position: F#-A-C / Gb-Bbb-Dbb, 1-2-3
F#/Gb diminished 1st inversion: A-C-F# / Bbb-Dbb-Gb, 1-2-4
F#/Gb diminished 2nd inversion: C-F#-A / Dbb-Gb-Bbb, 1-3-5

F#/Gb fully diminished root position: F#-A-C-Eb / Gb-Bbb-Dbb-Eb, 1-2-3-4
F#/Gb fully diminished 1st inversion: A-C-Eb-F# / Bbb-Dbb-Eb-Gb, 1-2-3-4
F#/Gb fully diminished 2nd inversion: C-Eb-F#-A / Dbb-Eb-Gb-Bbb, 1-2-3-5
F#/Gb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Eb-F#-A-C / Eb-Gb-Bbb-Dbb, 1-2-3-5

F#/Gb augmented root position: F#-A#-C## / Gb-Bb-D, 1-3-5
F#/Gb augmented 1st inversion: A#-C##-F# / Bb-D-Gb, 1-3-4
F#/Gb augmented 2nd inversion: C##-F#-A# / D-Gb-Bb, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2010, 05:27:56 AM »
Key G

Major Scale

G (WS) A (WS) B (HS) C (WS) D (WS) E (WS) F# (HS) G

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky


Scale Degrees

G = 1
A = 2
B = 3
C = 4
D = 5
E = 6
F# = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = G-B-D
2 = A-C-E
3 = B-D-F#
4 = C-E-G
5 = D-F#-A
6 = E-G-B
7 = F#-A-C


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

G major root position: G-B-D, 1-3-5
G major 1st inversion: B-D-G, 1-2-5
G major 2nd inversion: D-G-B, 1-3-5

G minor root position: G-Bb-D, 1-3-5
G minor 1st inversion: Bb-D-G, 1-2-5
G minor 2nd inversion: D-G-Bb, 1-3-4

G diminished root position: G-Bb-Db, 1-2-3
G diminished 1st inversion: Bb-Db-F, 1-2-5
G diminished 2nd inversion: Db-G-Bb, 1-3-4

G fully diminished root position: G-Bb-Db-Fb, 1-2-3-5
G fully diminished 1st inversion: Bb-Db-Fb-G, 1-2-3-5
G fully diminished 2nd inversion: Db-Fb-G-Bb, 1-2-3-4
G fully diminished 3rd inversion: Fb-G-Bb-Db, 1-2-3-4

G augmented root position: G-B-D#, 1-3-5
G augmented 1st inversion: B-D#-G, 1-3-5
G augmented 2nd inversion: D#-G-B, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2010, 05:29:46 AM »
Key Ab

Major Scale

Ab (WS) Bb (WS) C (HS) Db (WS) Eb (WS) F (WS) G (HS) Ab

One octave fingering:
RH: 2   3   1   2   3   1   2   3
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 2   3   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

RH forward: (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle

RH backward: (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index

LH forward: (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, cross (3)middle

LH backward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle


Scale Degrees

Ab = 1
Bb = 2
C = 3
Db = 4
Eb = 5
F = 6
G = 7

Scale Degree Chords

1 = Ab-C-Eb
2 = Bb-Db-F
3 = C-Eb-G
4 = Db-F-Ab
5 = Eb-G-Bb
6 = F-Ab-C
7 = G-Bb-Db


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

Ab major root position: Ab-C-Eb, 1-3-4
Ab major 1st inversion: C-Eb-Ab, 1-2-4
Ab major 2nd inversion: Eb-Ab-C, 1-3-5

Ab minor root position: Ab-Cb-Eb, 1-3-5
Ab minor 1st inversion: Cb-Eb-Ab, 1-3-5
Ab minor 2nd inversion: Eb-Ab-Cb, 1-3-5

Ab diminished root position: Ab-Cb-Ebb, 1-2-3
Ab diminished 1st inversion: Cb-Ebb-Ab, 1-2-5
Ab diminished 2nd inversion: Ebb-Ab-Cb, 1-3-5

Ab fully diminished root position: Ab-Cb-Ebb-Gbb, 1-2-3-5
Ab fully diminished 1st inversion: Cb-Ebb-Gbb-Ab, 1-2-3-4
Ab fully diminished 2nd inversion: Ebb-Gbb-Ab-Cb, 1-2-3-5
Ab fully diminished 3rd inversion: Gbb-Ab-Cb-Ebb, 1-2-3-5

Ab augmented root position: Ab-C-E, 1-3-5
Ab augmented 1st inversion: C-E-Ab, 1-3-5
Ab augmented 2nd inversion: E-Ab-C, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2010, 05:32:18 AM »
Key A

Major Scale

A (WS) B (WS) C# (HS) D (WS) E (WS) F# (WS) G# (HS) A

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 5   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, (5)pinky


Scale Degrees

A = 1
B = 2
C# = 3
D = 4
E = 5
F# = 6
G# = 7

Scale Degree Chords

1 = A-C#-E
2 = B-D-F#
3 = C#-E-G#
4 = D-F#-A
5 = E-G#-B
6 = F#-A-C#
7 = G#-B-D


4 basic types of chords w/inversions & fingering

A major root position: A-C#-E, 1-3-5
A major 1st inversion: C#-E-A, 1-2-5
A major 2nd inversion: E-A-C#, 1-3-4

A minor root position: A-C-E, 1-3-5
A minor 1st inversion: C-E-A, 1-2-5
A minor 2nd inversion: E-A-C, 1-3-5

A diminished root position: A-C-Eb, 1-2-3
A diminished 1st inversion: C-Eb-A, 1-2-5
A diminished 2nd inversion: Eb-A-C, 1-3-5

A fully diminished root position: A-C-Eb-Gb, 1-2-3-4
A fully diminished 1st inversion: C-Eb-Gb-A, 1-2-3-5
A fully diminished 2nd inversion: Eb-Gb-A-C, 1-2-3-5
A fully diminished 3rd inversion: Gb-A-C-Eb, 1-2-3-4

A augmented root position: A-C#-E#, 1-3-5
A augmented 1st inversion: C#-E#-A, 1-3-5
A augmented 2nd inversion: E#-A-C#, 1-3-4
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2010, 05:34:47 AM »
Key Bb

Major Scale

Bb (WS) C (WS) D (HS) Eb (WS) F (WS) G (WS) A (HS) Bb

One octave fingering:
RH: 3   1   2   3   1   2   3   4
LH:  3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 3   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4
LH: 3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3

RH forward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck, (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle(4)ring

RH backward: (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, cross (3)middle

LH forward: (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb, (3)middle

LH backward: (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle


Scale Degrees

Bb = 1
C = 2
D = 3
Eb = 4
F = 5
G = 6
A = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = Bb-D-F
2 = C-Eb-G
3 = D-F-A
4 = Eb-G-Bb
5 = F-A-C
6 = G-Bb-D
7 = A-C-Eb


4 basic types of chords w/inversions

Bb major root position: Bb-D-F, 1-3-5
Bb major 1st inversion: D-F-Bb, 1-2-4
Bb major 2nd inversion: F-Bb-D, 1-3-5

Bb minor root position: Bb-Db-F, 1-3-5
Bb minor 1st inversion: Db-F-Bb, 1-3-5
Bb minor 2nd inversion: F-Bb-Db, 1-3-4

Bb diminished root position: Bb-Db-Fb, 1-2-3
Bb diminished 1st inversion: Db-Fb-Bb, 1-2-5
Bb diminished 2nd inversion: Fb-Bb-Db, 1-3-4

Bb fully diminished root position: Bb-Db-Fb-Abb, 1-2-3-5
Bb fully diminished 1st inversion: Db-Fb-Abb-Bb, 1-2-3-4
Bb fully diminished 2nd inversion: Fb-Abb-Bb-Db, 1-2-3-4
Bb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Abb-Bb-Db-Fb, 1-2-3-5

Bb augmented root position: Bb-D-F#, 1-3-5
Bb augmented 1st inversion: D-F#-Bb, 1-3-5
Bb augmented 2nd inversion: F#-Bb-D, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2010, 05:36:13 AM »
Key B/Cb

Major Scale

B (WS) C# (WS) D# (HS) E (WS) F# (WS) G# (WS) A# (HS) B
Cb (WS) Db (WS) Eb (HS) Fb (WS) Gb (WS) Ab (WS) Bb (HS) Cb

One octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH:  4   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   

Multiple octave fingering:
RH: 1   2   3   1   2   3   4   1   2   3   1   2   3   4   5
LH: 4   3   2   1   4   3   2   1   3   2   1   4   3   2   1

RH forward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck, (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle(4)ring, (5)pinky

RH backward: (5)pinky, (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH forward: (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (3)middle, (2)index, (1)thumb, cross (4)ring, (3)middle, (2) index, (1) thumb

LH backward: (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring, tuck (1)thumb, (2)index, (3)middle, (4)ring


Scale Degrees

B/Cb = 1
C#/Db = 2
D#/Eb = 3
E/Fb = 4
F#/Gb = 5
G#/Ab = 6
A#/Bb = 7


Scale Degree Chords

1 = B-D#-F# / Cb-Eb-Gb
2 = C#-E-G# / Db-Fb-Ab
3 = D#-F#-A# / Eb-Gb-Bb
4 = E-G#-B / Fb-Ab-Cb
5 = F#-A#-C# / Gb-Bb-Db
6 = G#-B-D# / Ab-Cb-Eb
7 = A#-C#-E / Bb-Db-Fb


4 basic types of chords w/inversions

B/Cb major root position: B-D#-F# / Cb-Eb-Gb, 1-3-4
B/Cb major 1st inversion: D#-F#-B / Eb-Gb-Cb, 1-2-5
B/Cb major 2nd inversion: F#-B-D# / Gb-Cb-Eb, 1-3-5

B/Cb minor root position: B-D-F# / Cb-Ebb-Gb, 1-2-4
B/Cb minor 1st inversion: D-F#-B / Ebb-Gb-Cb, 1-3-5
B/Cb minor 2nd inversion: F#-B-D / Gb-Cb-Ebb, 1-3-5

B/Cb diminished root position: B-D-F / Cb-Ebb-Gbb, 1-2-3
B/Cb diminished 1st inversion: D-F-B / Ebb-Gbb-Cb, 1-2-5
B/Cb diminished 2nd inversion: F-B-D / Gbb-Cb-Ebb, 1-3-5

B/Cb fully diminished root position: B-D-F-Ab / Cb-Ebb-Gbb-Bbbb, 1-2-3-4
B/Cb fully diminished 1st inversion: D-F-Ab-B / Ebb-Gbb-Bbbb-Cb, 1-2-3-5
B/Cb fully diminished 2nd inversion: F-Ab-B-D / Gbb-Bbbb-Cb-Eb, 1-2-3-5
B/Cb fully diminished 3rd inversion: Ab-B-D-F / Bbbb-Cb-Ebb-Gbb, 1-2-3-5

B/Cb augmented root position: B-D#-F## / Cb-Eb-G, 1-3-5
B/Cb augmented 1st inversion: D#-F##-B / Eb-G-Cb, 1-3-5
B/Cb augmented 2nd inversion: F##-B-D# / G-Cb-Eb, 1-3-5
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2010, 03:37:20 AM »
Thanks Tblock.am currently teaching some group of people in my Church this will be a very helpful material.God bless
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2010, 01:10:00 AM »
Wow!

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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2010, 02:38:41 AM »
I'm in awe!  Nice post.  Do you have some videos to where you were playing? like a tutorial?
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2010, 09:49:40 AM »
I'm in awe!  Nice post.  Do you have some videos to where you were playing? like a tutorial?
Thanks. More power.

Not yet, but I will do some videos in the future.
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #17 on: June 30, 2010, 04:34:34 PM »
Thanks for the post

I've been wondering what fingers to use when practicing scales with my left hand, its so weak and slow.

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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #18 on: July 01, 2010, 02:15:39 AM »
i cant wait to see your video master T
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Re: Basic Music Theory For Every Key
« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2010, 10:58:55 AM »
The higher a note is placed upon the staff, the higher the pitch will sound. High notes can be found in nature in the voices of song birds. Low notes are found in the deep songs of the humpbacks. "Pitch" is the word we use to describe this quality of sound. The placement of the circular portion of a note tells us what pitch is to be played. Notes are either placed on lines (with a line running through their middle), or on spaces (flanked by lines). From "F" to "F" in the music above is one octave. The order by which music came to be organized is a reflection of our western culture during the Age of Absolutism or Baroque era from 1600 to 1750. The staff is patterned after the five fingers of our own hand, and the seven notes (A-G) like the biblical seven days of creation.
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