What are Key Signatures ?

Key Signatures are visual symbols written after the music clef.

It indicates how we can play certain notes.

It also represents the Key that the music is in.
E.g C Major, D Major etc...

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The Order of Sharps

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Key Signatures of Sharp Keys

What are the following major keys?

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In this example, the key signature indicates to play C or C# on the violin. This helps us with to know the finger pattern.

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The Order of Flats

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(Exercise)

Key Signatures of Flat Keys

What are the following major keys?

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In Summary

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