Asked • 06/27/19

E# note in the D# Major scale. What does it mean?

I've been having this doubt for a quite a while and haven't been able to find a satisfying answer. Is the 'E#' note technically an F? If so, why does it not exist on the chromatic scale like other sharps? I mean, what exactly is the E#? Is it a note on its own or is it just another way of saying F? And what do people mean when they say that the D# Major scale is theoretical major scale and why it does not exist in the circle of fifths diagram? I came across the last paragraph on a website.

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Nicholas C. answered • 06/27/19

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