Battle Ends And Down Goes Charles' Father

Battle Ends And Down Goes Charles' Father

A mnemonic used in music to remember the names of the flat keys (B, E, A, D, G, C, and F). Reading the phrase in reverse can be used to remember the sharp keys. A: "It's no use, I keep getting the names of the flats all mixed up!" B: "It's easy, so long as you remember Battle Ends And Down Goes Charles' Father!"
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