Post a New Question

Music

posted by .

I have a few questions about the circle of forths.
Alright so the circle goes C,F,B-Flat,E-Flat,A-Flat,D-Flat,G-Flat,B,E,A,D,G and then returns to C and continues to go around in the same order. I play the Bari Sax. I am in grade 9. My question is what note do i play. Because those are the concert notes. So what are my notes for each concert note. Please help im frustrated .


Hi Emily.
You are right. The Bari sax is in the key of Eb. That means it is 3 half-steps above concert key. (C to Eb is 3 half-steps). So, for you to play the same SOUNDING note as a concert instrumet, you have to play 3 half-steps BELOW the concert note. So, a concert C is an A for you. A concert F is a D for you. A concert Bb is a G for you. A concert Eb is a C for you. A concert Ab is an F for you. A concert Db is a Bb for you. A concert Gb is an Eb for you. A concert B is an Ab for you. A concert E is a Db for you. A concert A is an F# for you. A concert D is a B for you. And a concert G is an E for you.

I hope this helps!!

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Science

    Why isn't the ocean floor flat?? (i have a final next week!) For many of the same reasons the dry land is not flat. The ocean floor has peaks and valleys as a result of volcanic activity and pressure from tectonic plate motion.
  2. music

    how many steps would you have to go to translate from french horn to trumpet, for example if a trumpet is playing a C what would that be in horn Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The French Horn is in the key of B …
  3. Mnemonic Device

    Can someone help me make a mnemonic device for the order of my scales?
  4. Music Theory

    Trumpet- I need the notes and fingerings for Concert Scales: C, F, B flat, E flat, A flat, D flat, and G, and also all the notes and fingerings for the Chromatic scale from G to G (two octaves) for the trumpet. -any help would be greatly …
  5. Music Physics

    Given that the oboe's lowest note is B flat 3 and its length approximately 64 cm, what length would you expect for the bassoon, whose lowest note is B flat 1?
  6. reading what does this mean?

    Those members will create a "page" in a characterization book entitled "Two Kinds." Each page will present a character, character terms specific to this character, a graphic image and text suppot that "proves" each character term that …
  7. chemistry

    I have to do a lab on equilibrium, where you have to transfer water with two different sized straws, and answer questions based on that the questions are about the significance of where there is a flat line on the graph, and the significance …
  8. Music

    in key signatures with sharps the key is A.One half step up from the last sharp B.The next to last sharp C.One half step up from the last flat**** D.One whole step up from the last sharp which is true of a key signature with flats …
  9. math

    The areas of three flats A,B and C are in the ratio 5:6:8 respectively. If the differences in the area of flat C and flat A is 270sq metres, what is the area of flat B in sq metres?
  10. Music

    2.What would be the construction of a major scale just starting on note G?

More Similar Questions

Post a New Question