Intro Series, Key -

I know what some of you might be thinking reading this heading… “A key is the little piece of metal with teeth that I put in the lock to open the door.” That’s true.  But in a musical context a key is something else entirely.  However, not unlike the key you might have been thinking of, musical keys can unlock all kinds of potential.  You’ve probably heard someone say ‘this song is in the key of G major’ before.  What does that mean?  In Western music, we’re generally dealing with 12 possible notes.  When we say that we’re playing within...

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