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why isnt there any sharps and flats between

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There is, just not in our culture, we've never used them, so they don't sound right us...Over in middle eastern european countries they have quarter-tones inbetween the semi-tones, to our ears these just sound like flat notes, like they're not part of the key...but their ears, they sound just fine!

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There are B#'s and E#'s, it just depends on what scale you're playing. Actually, the note you'll play will be a C or F, but will be called a B# or E#.

It all comes from how the major scale was constructed, and how there are only 12 semitones in an octave. But if you take the C# major scale, that one has both the B# and E#.

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