if theres sharps at the start of my piece for the upside down notes, do I play those sharps for the same note but for the notes that are not upside down?

My sharps are F# G# and C#. The notes are upside down Do I play F# G# and C# for the notes not upside down?

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    I think adding a picture of the mentioned bars would make the question a lot more clear. – Carpid Feb 26 '19 at 12:28
  • Are you taking lessons? Have you obtained any introductory books on the subject of music notation rules? (You should do both) . BTW, the direction of the flags is chosen for compactness. The notes aren't "upside down" . – Carl Witthoft Feb 26 '19 at 12:39
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    Is your question something like Does an accidental apply to all octaves? – Richard Feb 26 '19 at 12:52
  • I think you mean notes with stem up and stem down. The sharps are for all notes (tones). – Albrecht Hügli Feb 26 '19 at 14:33

Your question is unclear. But yes, a key signature applies to all notes of that pitch, in any octave, however notated.

(Unlike an accidental, which only applies to that pitch in THAT octave.)


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Sharps and flats are for all notes and are not depening of the stem direction

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