The circle of 5ths – Part 1

1.1 Introduction

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If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, it’s best to watch the video below. If you have a basic knowledge of musical terms, feel free to skip ahead to 3. Order of notes.

1.2 Basic musical terms

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We won’t actually use this photo, but you get the idea.

Get a pen and paper and jot down any words or terms you find confusing. As you’re about to notice, a lot of these terms interface with each other. In order to understand one thing, you often need to understand something else.

I recommend not confusing having heard these terms before with actually understanding what they mean.

1.3 Order of notes

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1.4 Enharmonic notes

1.5 Understanding 5ths

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