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posted: 5/19/2005 at 12:37:26 AM ET
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Hi. I am just a bit confused, but when you are reading double flats, do you count in the key signature and go down 2 notes, or do you not count the key signature and go down only 1 note? I really am not sure about this, and it would be really helpful if you knew. Thanks.

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posted: 5/19/2005 at 1:48:55 PM ET
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Accidentals always trump key signatures. So if you see an Ebb in the key of Ab, you would ignore the flat on the E in the key signature, and only play the flat(s) noted by the accidental - in this case your Ebb would sound as a D natural.

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