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C flat Major scale

the C flat (C♭) major scale has seven flats (7 ♭) and according to the flats order they are the B flat, E flat, A flat, D flat, G flat, C flat and the F♭ (B♭, E♭, A♭, D♭, G♭, C♭ & F♭).
The names of the notes in the B flat major scale are: C♭ D♭ E♭ F♭ G♭ A♭ B♭

C flat major scale

Like all other major scales, C flat major scale is composed by this sequence of whole steps and half steps united states of america (tones and semitones united kingdom):

united states of america:1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 Whole step / 1 half step

united kingdom: 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 Tone / 1 semitone

whole steps and half steps in C flat major scale

Key signature of C flat major scale

The key signature of C flat Major has seven flats (7♭).

key signature 7 flats

C flat Major scale in most common clefs


Here is C flat major scale in most common clefs: treble clef, bass clef, tenor clef and alto clef.

C flat major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

Below is the C flat major scale in treble clef:

C flat major scale in treble clef (G-clef)

C flat major scale in bass clef

Below is the C flat major scale in bass clef:

C flat major scale in bass clef

C flat major scale in alto clef

Below is the C flat major scale in alto clef:

C flat major scale in alto clef

C flat major scale in tenor clef

Below is the C flat major scale in tenor clef:

C flat major scale in tenor clef

Scale degrees of C flat major

The degrees of C flat major scale are:

C♭ : degree I (Tonic)
D♭ : degree II (Supertonic)
E♭ : degree III (Mediant)
F♭ : degree IV (Subdominant)
G♭ : degree V (Dominant)
A♭ : degree VI (Submediant)
B♭ : degree VII (Leading Tone)

Closely related keys of C flat major

Closely related keys of C flat major are:

- G flat Major
- F flat Major
- E flat minor
- A flat minor
- D flat minor

Relative minor key of C flat Major

The relative minor key of C flat Major is A flat minor and below if the A flat minor natural scale:

A flat natural minor scale

C flat major scale on a piano

Below is the C flat major scale on a piano:

C flat major scale on a piano

C flat major triad chord

The C flat major triad chord as a root note (C flat), a major third (C flat / E flat) and a perfect fifth (C flat / G flat):

C flat major perfect chord triad

And below is the C flat major triad chord on a piano keyboard:

C flat major triad chord on a piano

Famous works C flat major

Here are some works by famous composers composed in C flat major:

This key is not very often used because because it has a lot of accidentals.

Sometimes there are some unusual websites, such as http://www.cisdur.de/e_index.html which lists works that have 7 accidentals (7 ♭ and 7♯).

Here are some works by famous composers composed in C flat major:

- Interlude in C flat major for harp, A Ceremony of Carols for boys choir and harp by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

- Une fantaisie - Variation de Raymonda for harp in C flat major From the ballet Raymonda, Act I, La Romanesca by Alexandr Glasunow (1865-1936)


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