Flat

Flat sign

Flat sign
  1. What is a flat sign?
  2. How do you type a flat sign?
  3. Where is a flat on the keyboard?
  4. What does the flat symbol look like?

What is a flat sign?

The ♭ symbol universally indicates a flat note. It tells a player to sound a pitch half a tone lower than the written note. For instance, the following image indicates the note A♭ on the treble clef.

How do you type a flat sign?

Open up a new Microsoft Word document. Then press Alt-X. The “266d” should turn into a flat symbol. Highlight the symbol, and press Ctrl-D.

Where is a flat on the keyboard?

The keys on a piano: sharp vs flat

What does the flat symbol look like?

The flat symbol looks like a pointy lower-case letter B or almost like an arrow pointing down. Again, this symbol alerts the musician that the note has changed and should be played as a lowered note. The note shown here is E natural. When the flat symbol precedes the note, the note is Eb.

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