Circle of fifths

Twelve Chromatic Major Scales

The fifth note on each scale is the root note on the next scale

No/Pos 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 C D E F G A B
2 G A B C D E F#
3 D E F# G A B C#
4 A B C# D E F# G#
5 E F# G# A B C# D#
6 B C# D# E Gb G# Bb
7 Gb G# Bb B Db D# F
8 Db D# F F# Ab Bb C
9 Ab A# C C# Eb F G
10 Eb E# G G# Bb C D
11 Bb C D D# F G A
12 F G A Bb C D E

 

Think of it as a 12 hour clock

Learn this order (clockwise): F C G D A E B
Reverse above (counterclockwise): B E A D G (but add a flat sign)

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