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Our “Funny” Clock

“I can’t read that clock,” exclaims a seven year old students in dismay about our clock on the studio wall. “Why does it have letters instead of numbers?” They want to know. After they figure it out, it’s like being part of a secret club or breaking a mysterious code.

We love our “circle of fifths” clock. The circle of fifths helps us understand the basic structure of musical composition that has been in use in so called western music from the early 1700s through the present time.

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