its back normal or following the new rule? for example E-flat hits sharp rule became E and E-flat hits flat rule became D or back to E-Flat?

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    It says to play an E natural and then an E flat. that's what you play. – Timinycricket Mar 18 '18 at 5:39
  • but in front of e flat there is sharp? so its not affected? i must follow new rule? – Vico Mar 18 '18 at 6:15
  • i think if there is sharp you must keep playing sharp before second sign – Vico Mar 18 '18 at 6:16
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    Are you talking about inside the red box? There is no sharp there. It goes to E natural and then back to E flat. – Timinycricket Mar 18 '18 at 6:18
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    no problem. But if you can find an example of what your original question was it would be good to have on the site. – Timinycricket Mar 18 '18 at 7:04

I think you have mistaken the natural sign for the sharp sign. The natural sign destroys sharps and flats. This is why a new flat is added after the natural sign, to make it flat again. There are no sharps here. This is a sharp: # The key signature shows you all the flats in this piece : B, E, A If you want an E natural you have to write the natural sign but it only will affect all the E's in that measure. In the next measure if you want an E natural again you will have to write the natural sign again. I hope that helps.

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In the red box there is an E nat then an Eb. What it says is what gets played, regardless of key Sig. The sign directly before a note is the definitive. Note that after the Eb is re-established (re, since as stated in the key signature), the next E in the same bar also is played Eb.

Here there are two more, both Eb.

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