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F major
Relative key D♭ minor
Parallel key F♭ minor
E minor
Notes in this scale
F, G, A, Bdouble flat, C, D, E, F

F-flat major is a major scale based on F-flat. Its key signature has eight flats.

Its relative minor is D-flat minor, and its parallel minor is F-flat minor, usually replaced by E minor.

Part of Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen uses F flat major, which one commentator has called "a bitter enharmonic parody" of the earlier manifestations of E major in the piece.

To make reading and writing music easier, F-flat major is usually written as its enharmonic equivalent of E major.

Scales and keys

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