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key signature

Music a group of sharps or flats appearing at the beginning of each stave line to indicate the key in which a piece, section, etc., is to be performed
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A trivial but typical illustration of Heim's shortcoming is the aforementioned rendition of "Key Signature" as "A Word to the Wise." There are also some drops, and occasionally the translation becomes rather free.
The choice of key signature, however, is a bit strange given that the horn part is placed in one sharp, yet all of the written Fs have been marked with natural accidentals so that the resulting key is C major.
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The Campaign's results, Liu said, will help scientists better understand how gas-giant planets form, as the orbital distances of planets are a key signature that astronomers use to test exoplanet formation theories.
Astronomers have not detected any "tails" extending from NGC 660, a key signature of many tidal interactions.
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How many flats are displayed in the key signature of A flat major?
Beuzelin gave the 7-1 winner a cool, waiting ride before launching him to come out best in a tight finish, eventually winning by half a length and a head from Woodcote Place and Key Signature.
How many notes to be flattened are shown on the key signature of A flat major?
The fact it has a key signature at all (E major) tells this is an early manoeuvre in Schoenberg's campaign to change the course of music history.
"Elle murmure quelques maux inaudibles," writes Moussempes, the maux/mots wordplay becoming a key signature of the collection.