From tablature to notation 8: Flat Notes and Key Signatures with Flats
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AbstractLike sharps, flat notes can be accidentals or part of a key signature. On the guitar, the flat version of a note is played one fret lower than the natural version. With natural notes that are played on open strings, this requires playing the flat version on a lower string.