If you're looking at a piece of music and you need to know
what key you're in,
this table should help.
Look at the music and see what sharps or flats there are.
As a possible addendum to your tip 194 --
determining the key signature of a piece of music....
An easy way to determine the key signature of a song with sharps or flats is to use a 'mnemonic', i.e., a phrase that helps jog your memory.
-- As you start with one sharp, and add one sharp at a time....
"Good Deeds Are Excellent But Few"
-- As you start with one flat, and add one flat at a time...
"Fat Boys Eat Apple Dumplings Greedily"
I learned those from my band director in high school (which was about the time that cavemen beat on hollowed-out tree trunks with sabre cat tiger bones).
By the way, I enjoy your guitar tips and use quite a few of them.
Maple Valley, WA
Also see my Tip 196 on the subject.
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