Practical Theory

Phil Doleman Explains the Circle of Fifths

Beginners Lessons, General, Intermediate Lessons, Practical Theory

What is it? The circle of 5ths is nothing to be scared of! It’s simply a diagram that includes every single musical note, once only. Why? Of course, you could just go around the circle in alphabetical order, but on this diagram we go round in the musical ‘interval’ of[…]

  1. Andrew Robinson: Excellent exegseis! You don't mention, though you could, that Father Christmas and Blanket Exploded give the sharps and flats as…

  2. Tony Casey: I bloody love you, Dole Philman!