Monday, 25 October 2010

Circle of Fifths/Fourths Diagram


I made my own circle of fifths diagram using a combination of Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint. There are so many already on the web but in this world of copyright it seemed to make sense that I include my own when making videos.

3 comments:

  1. Not sure if this is important, just more of an observation. You placed Gb with F#, Cb with B, and Db with C#. My question is why didn't you add G#, D#, and A# on the left side of the circle. I understand why you put the Gb with the F, but with you adding the other two, it just makes more sense to add the others as well.

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  2. It's to do with not wanting to have double sharps in the major scale.

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  3. Theoretically, you can continue beyond C# using double, triple, etc. Sharps and flats and spiral into infinity!

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