Ray Butterworth
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Key of a song with capo on the 4th fret
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Here's a quick and dirty rule that you can apply without thinking about it. (Though it's good to eventually get a real understanding.) The open strings of a standard guitar are tuned to C major (and ...

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Is there any objective evidence that different keys "feel different" or have different moods?
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Elfman is both right and wrong. With respect to traditional music, he is very wrong. Suppose an instrument is tuned to a specific key, not with equal temperaments. A tune played in the instrument's ...

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How does any given major key contain only 1 tritone?
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Compare all the notes in the key of C with those same notes shifted by half an octave: C # D # E F # G # A # B C # D # E F # G # A # B C C # D # E F # G # A # B C # D # E F # G # ...

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Do you need to look at keys for intervals?
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Ignore the confusing standard notation, ignore the confusing sharps and flats, ignore the confusing key signatures, and ignore the confusing black/white piano keys. Restrict yourself to only the ...

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