Category Archives: Transposition

Transposition: The Musical Way to Transpose Harmony

A prerequisite to Transposing Harmony like a musician is to conceive and hear the music in functional musical terms, not just as an arbitrary sequence of dots.

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Transposition: The Musical Way to Transpose a Melody

A prerequisite to Transposing a Melody like a musician is to conceive of and hear the melody in meaningful musical terms, not as some random sequence to be manipulated with calculations. Enjoy this simple example of how to transpose a … Continue reading

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Transposition: The UN-Musical Way to Transpose

The commonly-prescribed formula for transposing is to count how many half steps the new key is above or below the original key, then to add or subtract that many steps from each and every note in the piece. The “counting” … Continue reading

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