English version

key signature

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
key signatureˈkey ˌsignature noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 APMa set of marks at the beginning of a line of written music to show which key it is in
Examples from the Corpus
key signatureSuddenly my whole musical existence moved into a new key signature.But of course the key signature has to be mentally re-adjusted too!
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