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A major

A major is a major scale with a base note of A. Its key signature has three sharps. Its relative minor is F-sharp minor. The key of A-major is the only key where a Neapolitan sixth chord on 2 ^ {\displaystyle {\hat {2}}} needs both a flat and a n ...

                                               

A-flat major

A ♭ major or A-flat major is a major scale that starts on A-flat. Its relative minor is F minor and its parallel minor is A-flat minor. This is a very peaceful key. It was used often by Franz Schubert. Twenty-four of Frederic Chopins piano pieces ...

                                               

B major

B major is a major scale based on B. Its key signature has five sharps. B majors relative minor is G-sharp minor, its parallel minor is B minor, and its enharmonic equivalent is C-flat major. The key signature for B major is the least sharp key s ...

                                               

B-flat major

B ♭ major or B-flat major is a major scale starting on B-flat. Its key signature has two flats. Its relative minor is G minor, and its parallel minor is B ♭ minor. B-flat major is a good key for most wind instruments, especially those for which i ...

                                               

C-sharp major

C ♯ major is a major scale based on C ♯. Its key signature has seven sharps. Its relative minor is A ♯ minor, and its parallel minor is C ♯ minor. Its enharmonic equivalent is D ♭ major. When a harp is tuned to C-sharp major, it has all its pedal ...

                                               

D major

Also see: D minor. D major is a major scale based on D. Its key signature has two sharps. Its relative minor is B minor. D major is good for violin music because of the structure of the instrument, which has its four strings tuned to G D A E. The ...

                                               

D-flat major

D ♭ major is a major scale based on D ♭. Its key signature has five flats. Its relative minor is B ♭ minor, and its parallel minor is D ♭ minor. This is usually replaced by C♯ minor because D♭ minors eight flats including the double-flat make it ...

                                               

E major

Also see: E minor, or E-flat major. E major is a major scale with a base note of E. Its key signature has four sharps. Its relative minor is C-sharp minor. E major is hard for wind instruments to play. It is quite good for violin, because two of ...

                                               

F major

F major is a musical major scale starting on F. Its key signature has one flat. Its relative minor is D minor and its parallel minor is F minor. F major is the home key of the English horn, the basset horn, the horn in F, the trumpet in F and the ...

                                               

F-sharp major

F-sharp major is a major scale based on F-sharp. Its key signature has six sharps. Its relative minor is D ♯ minor, and its enharmonic equivalent is G ♭ major.

                                               

G-flat major

G-flat major is a major scale based on G-flat. Its key signature has six flats. Its relative minor is E-flat minor, and its parallel minor is G-flat minor. This is usually replaced by F♯ minor because G♭ minors two double-flats make it generally ...

                                               

G-sharp major

G-sharp major is a major scale based on the musical note G sharp. Its key signature has six sharps and one double sharp. To make reading easier, G-sharp major is usually written as its enharmonic equivalent of A-flat major. However, it does appea ...

                                               

Minor scale

A minor scale in music theory is any scale that has at least three scale degrees: the tonic, the minor third above the tonic, and the perfect fifth above the tonic. Together they make the minor triad. This includes many scales and modes such as D ...

                                               

A minor

A minor is a minor scale based on A, which is made up of the pitches A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and A. The harmonic minor scale raises the G to G ♯. Its key signature has no sharps or flats. Its relative major is C major, and its parallel major is A ma ...

                                               

A-flat minor

A-flat minor is a minor scale starting on A ♭. Its key signature has seven flats. Its relative major is C-flat major, and its parallel major is A-flat major. Its enharmonic equivalent is G-sharp minor. A-flat minor is rarely used as the main key ...

                                               

A-sharp minor

A-sharp minor or A ♯ minor is a minor scale based on A-sharp. Its key signature has seven sharps. Its relative major is C-sharp major. Its parallel major is A-sharp major. This is usually replaced by B-flat major, because A-sharp majors three dou ...

                                               

B minor

B minor is a minor scale based on B. The harmonic minor raises the A to A ♯. Its key signature has two sharps. Its relative major is D major, and its parallel major is B major. In Baroque times, people thought that B minor was the key of passive ...

                                               

B-flat minor

B ♭ minor or B-flat minor is a minor scale based on B-flat. Its key signature has five flats. Its relative major is D-flat major, and its parallel major is B-flat major. Its enharmonic equivalent is A-sharp minor. B-flat minor is often seen as a ...

                                               

C minor

C minor is a minor scale based on C. The harmonic minor raises the B ♭ to B ♮. Its key signature has three flats. When written in jazz notation, its short form is Cm. Its relative major is E-flat major, and its parallel major is C major.

                                               

C-sharp minor

C-sharp minor or C ♯ minor is a minor scale based on C ♯. Its key signature has four sharps. Its relative major is E major, and its parallel major is C-sharp major.

                                               

D-flat minor

D-flat minor is a theoretical key based on the musical note D ♭. Its key signature has seven flats and one double flat. Because it has so many flats, D ♭ minor is usually written as its enharmonic equivalent of C ♯ minor. For example, Mahlers the ...

                                               

D-sharp minor

D-sharp minor is a minor scale based on D ♯. For the harmonic minor, the C ♯ is raised to C. Its key signature has six sharps. E-flat minor is its enharmonic equivalent. Its relative major is F-sharp major, and its parallel major is D-sharp major ...

                                               

E minor

Also see: E major, or E-flat minor. E minor is a minor scale based on the note E. Its key signature has one sharp, F ♯ Its relative major is G major. A lot of classical guitar music is in E minor, because this key is very suited for the instrumen ...

                                               

E-flat minor

E ♭ minor or E-flat minor is a minor scale based on E-flat. Its key signature has six flats. Its relative major is G-flat major, and its parallel major is E-flat major. Its enharmonic equivalent is D-sharp minor. This key is not used much in orch ...

                                               

F minor

F minor is a minor scale based on F. The harmonic minor raises the E ♭ to E ♮. Its key signature has four flats. Its relative major is A-flat major, and its parallel major is F major. F minor is a key that people often link with passion. Some fam ...

                                               

G minor

G minor is a minor scale based on G. Its relative major is B-flat major. G minor is one of two flat key signatures that needs a sharp for the seventh note the other is D minor. During the Baroque period, music in G minor was usually written with ...

                                               

G-sharp minor

G-sharp minor is a minor scale based on G ♯. For the harmonic minor, the F ♯ is raised to F. Its key signature has five sharps. Its relative major is B major. The melodic and harmonic versions of the scale are written in with accidentals as neces ...

                                               

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

The Magomayev Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall is the main concert hall for classical music and folk music in the capital of Azerbaijan, Baku.

                                               

Bierhubeli

Bierhubeli-oder auch Sahli genannt is the name of a concert hall in the center of Berne, Switzerland. Many famous artists from all around the world have played there including Sugarhill Gang, Adam Green, Sportfreunde Stiller, Wir sind Helden, Joy ...

                                               

Concert hall

A concert hall is a place where concerts of classical music take place." Concert hall” can either mean the actual room where the concerts takes place, or the whole building. The hall where the concerts are held may have a" stage” and there will b ...

                                               

Musikverein

The Musikverein in Vienna, Austria is one of the most famous concert halls in the world. It was opened on 6 January 1870. The Musikverein is where the world famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra perform. The concert hall was built by the Gesellsch ...

                                               

Sala São Paulo

The Sala São Paulo is a concert hall in the Julio Prestes Cultural Center in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. It is a very large building. The Cultural Center used to be a railway station and it was rebuilt and changed into a cultural centre in 199 ...

                                               

Sofiensaal

Sofiensaal is the name of a former public bath and concert venue in Vienna. It was built as a public bath in the years 1845-1848 by Eduard van der Null and August Sicard von Sicardsburg. It was used as a bath in winter. During the summer, the swi ...

                                               

Opera house

An opera house is a building where operas and ballets are performed. It is similar to a theatre. The first opera houses were built in the 1630s in Italy, about thirty years after the first operas were written. Traditionally they have a stage wher ...

                                               

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is a famous opera house in London. Sometimes it is called "Covent Garden" because it is in the area of London called Covent Garden. The Royal Opera House is the home of the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet. There is an orche ...

                                               

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is an opera house and iconic building on the shores of Sydney Harbour, in Sydney, Australia. It is shaped like the sails of a boat. Many concerts and events take place there, with 2000 performances a year presented by Opera ...

                                               

Singing

Singing means making music with the voice. Singing is probably the way that music started many thousands of years ago. When people sing they make their voices go high or low. If they do this in a way that uses notes of a scale then they make tune ...

                                               

A cappella

A cappella music is music where people sing without instruments. In a choir, there are up to 5 parts: soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and bass. A cappella can also have those 5 parts. A difference is with percussion. With musical instruments, per ...

                                               

Air traffic control

Air traffic control is a service provided by ground-based controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and in the air. The main job of ATC is to separate aircraft to prevent crashes and to make sure aircraft are running on time and as fast as po ...

                                               

European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency is a working group of the European Union. The agency offices are in Cologne, Germany. EASA which has been given regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety. The current Head of the E ...

                                               

Aaliyah

Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American recording artist and actress. Aaliyah was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Detroit, Michigan. From her youth, she began to sing: she did singing competitions, castings and shows. Her career began in ...

                                               

G. M. C. Balayogi

Ganti Mohana Chandra Balayogi was an Indian lawyer and politician. He was the speaker of Lok Sabha from 1998 to 2002. He received his Post Graduate in Kakinada and a law degree from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

                                               

Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco

Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco was a Brazilian military leader and politician. He served as the first President of the Brazilian military government after the 1964 military coup detat. Castelo Branco was killed in an aircraft collisio ...

                                               

Ryszard Kaczorowski

Ryszard Kaczorowski was a Polish politician and statesman. He was the last President of Poland within Government in Exile. It originated from early days of the World War II and was internationally recognized until 1945. Kaczorowski was active in ...

                                               

Will Rogers

William Penn Adair" Will” Rogers was a Cherokee-American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor. Known as Oklahomas favorite son, Rogers was born to a well off Indian Territory family and learned to ride ho ...

                                               

Ruslan Salei

Ruslan "Rusty" Salei was a Belarusian professional ice hockey player. During 14 seasons in the National Hockey League he played for the Detroit Red Wings, Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. On September 7, 2011, ...

                                               

Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, was a Pakistani general officer and military dictator. He was the sixth President of Pakistan. He was president from 1978 until his death in 1988.

                                               

List of accidents and incidents involving commercial aircraft 1919 – 1959

August 2 – A Caproni Ca.48 crashes at Verona, Italy, during a flight from Venice to Taliedo, Milan, killing all on board. July 21 - Wingfoot Air Express crash, a Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Type FD dirigible crashes in Chicago, Illinois afte ...

                                               

List of accidents and incidents involving commercial aircraft 1990 – 2019

January 4 – Northwest Airlines Flight 5, a Boeing 727 with 145 on board, loses an engine over Madison, Florida, the aircraft makes an emergency landing at Tampa International Airport, all on board survive. January 16 – SANSA Flight 32, crashes in ...

                                               

Handedness

Handedness is the preference for using either the left or the right side of the body for certain things. People are described as left-handed or right-handed when they prefer to write with their left or their right hand. They may prefer the use of ...