Enharmonic Equivalents. Classical Voice Conservatory- Theory 1. What do Those Big Words Mean?. Enharmonic Equivalent is a fancy way of saying two notes that share the same pitch but have a different spelling.
Classical Voice Conservatory- Theory 1
Eb and D# are enharmonic equivalents because even though they look totally different on paper, they sound exactly the same.
There it is!!
Recall the sharp sign. A sharp sign next to a note tells us that the note must be played or sung a half step higher.
But they sound exactly the same and on the piano are played on the exact same key.
Half Step Down!!
E and Fb!