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Circle of Keys

The complete set of keys. They form a circle effectively from 0 sharps [C] clockwise to 11 sharps [E# = F] or 0 flats [C] anticlockwise to 11 flats [Abb=G]. Conventionally, the two are balanced to 6 sharps and 6 flats.

The keys are shown on the diagram as Key / Relative Minor.

      C/Am
0 flats or sharps
     
Flats   F/Dm
1 flat

[Bb]
  G/Em
1 sharp
[F#]
  Sharps
  Bb/Gm
2 flats
[Bb,Eb]
      D/Bm
2 sharps
[F#, C#]
 
Eb/Cm
3 flats
[Bb,Eb,Ab]
          A/F#m
3 sharps
[F#,C#,G#]
  Ab/Fm
4 flats
[Bb,Eb,
Ab,Db]
      E/C#m
4 sharps
[F#,C#,
G#,D#]
 
Flats   Db/Bbm
5 flats
[Bb,Eb,Ab,Db,Gb]
  B/G#m
5 sharps
[F#,C#,G#,D#,A#]
  Sharps
      Gb/Ebm
6 flats
[Bb,Eb,Ab,
Db,Gb,Cb]
     
      F#/D#m
6 sharps
[F#,C#,G#,
D#,A#,E#]