An introduction to music theory
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An introduction to music theory

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Group 1: identifying key signatures of up to four sharps or four flats

Activity 1

Match the keys of C major, G major, D major, A major, F major, A flat major to the key signatures below.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. G major

  2. F major

  3. A major

  4. C major

  5. A flat major

  6. D major

  • a.

  • b.

  • c.

  • d.

  • e.

  • f.

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = b
  • 2 = e
  • 3 = c
  • 4 = a
  • 5 = d
  • 6 = f


G major The key signature for G major has one sharp.

F major The key signature for F major has one flat.

A major The key signature for A major has three sharps.

C major The key signature for C major has neither sharps nor flats.

A flat major The key signature for A flat major has four flats.

D major The key signature for D major has two sharps.

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