Key Signature Names

Here are tables, showing the key signatures (what they look like), what they are called, and their transpose numbers:

Key

Sig.


Picture of key-signature with no flats or sharps.

Picture of key-signature with one flat.

Picture of key-signature with one sharp.

Picture of key-signature with two flats.

Picture of key-signature with two sharps.

Picture of key-signature with three flats.

Picture of key-signature with three sharps.

Picture of key-signature with four flats.

Picture of key-signature with four sharps.

Major

C

F

G

Bb

D

Eb

A

Ab

E

Minor

Am

Dm

Em

Gm

Bm

Cm

F#m

Fm

C#m

Trans

-pose

0


+5

-7

+7

-5

+10

-2

+2

-10

+3

-9

+9

-3

+8

-4

+4

-8



Key

Sig.


Picture of key-signature with five flats.

Picture of key-signature with five sharps.

Picture of key-signature with six flats.

Picture of key-signature with six sharps.

Major

Db

B

Gb

F#

Minor

Bbm

G#m

Ebm

D#m

Trans

-pose

+1

-11

+11

-1



-6

+6




Note: In these tables, the minor key is the natural minor (not the harmonic minor).

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