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Quite confuuuused

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Herb_me420, May 11, 2006.


  1. Herb_me420

    Herb_me420

    May 3, 2006
    ontario
    alright this may sound pretty dumb but i am a noob, and have been trying to learn theory. i find often ill see something like 1-b3-4-5. im just wondering on what the b stands for..help someone?
     
  2. chasfr

    chasfr

    Jan 4, 2005
    Those are scale degrees, and the lower-case "b" stands for the flat symbol. So in this case it represents a flatted 3rd. What the actual note would be depends on what the root note (or 1) is.

    Hope that helps...

    Chas
     
  3. thumbzilla

    thumbzilla

    Apr 28, 2006
    Mentor, Ohio
    Learn to spell, or at least proof your posts before sending. Leave the dope alone, you WILL ruin your brain. Modern instrumentalists eschew "consciousness elevating" substances.
     

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