music theory

The major and minor scales in C are generally among the first things you'll learn, regardless of your instrument. You may well then afterwards progress onto other scales, say the Db Major Scale or the C# Harmonic Minor Scale. Now everyone knows that C# and Db constitute the same black key on the Piano - they are in all harmonic senses the same note, but curiously called different names. In the case of chords, we similarly would label the constituent notes of a Db major chord as (Db, F, Ab) instead of (C#, F, G#). The question arises then, as Read More →