The key signatures of music are kind of like the signs of the zodiac. If you take all the music in a given key, you’ll discover certain characteristics — characteristics that can define your personality.

Do you know a B major person? To get to know B major a little better, click on the orange play button. Follow along with the pop-up comments to find out what composition is playing.

Read about the characteristics of a classic B major person below.

B major: The Artist

Key characteristics: Imaginative. Distracted. Curious.

Your biggest strength: You're brilliantly creative.

Your potential weakness: People sometimes see you as lazy.

Likes: Hot summer days, an empty calendar, flashes of inspiration.

Dislikes: 9 to 5 working hours, offices, pop culture.

Preferred outfit: Comfortable old dinner jacket.

Animal symbol: Sloth.

Zodiac sign most similar to: Leo, Pisces.

Classic B major people:

- Frederick the mouse in the children's book by Leo Lionni.
- Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. 
- Jazz pianist Thelonious Monk.
- Singer and producer Peter Gabriel.
- French painter Paul Gauguin.
- Rodolfo in Puccini's La Bohème.
- Bob Marley.

Which key are you?

posted by Paolo Pietropaolo on Sep 16, 2013