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Black keys

Definition and background:

On a keyboard instrument, such as the piano, the black-colored keys ( black keys) comprise many of the sharps and flats found in various scales. When performed by themselves, the black keys produce a pentatonic scale.

For more information on the music term "Black keys" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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