#1
now i made a topic a while ago about something similiar, but then the other day this question dawned on me.

so when i put up a new song yesterday that i had recorded, i listened to it. and well i was wondering how is it possible that i can keep the song in "key" i guess without really knowing what being in "key" is

or maybe its actually not in a "key" and im just ignorant hah. and if thats the case i would like to known right away.

so take a listen to the the first and newest song up (its called "1-Sustinon") if u have the time and please if its even possible to tell me what key its in or if its even IN key....

i might sound stupid, i might not lol but i just gatta know.

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Last edited by speedmetalcore at Jan 20, 2009,
#2
By luck?

If you're playing by ear and it sounds good, you're definitely in a key....even if it changes throughout the song.

But intentionally writing a song in one key requires theory knowledge.
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#4
It sounds like each part within the song is in it's own key.

Learn some theory. It will help you evolve into a better musician because it sounds like you like to reuse the same musical idea in each song.

Quote by speedmetalcore
so is it possible to have a song sound good in differennt keys or will it sound all F'ed up?


It's possible to change keys and sound good. I do it all the time.
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Last edited by allislost at Jan 20, 2009,
#6
If it sounds good it sounds good because it sounds good. It doesn't matter if it's in key or not.
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#7
More likely than you think.

Because we all grew up in the western world, we naturally write in diatonics. If a non-musician spent the time to actually write a simple melody, he/she would probably in perfect diatonics.
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