#1
Hey, Zeppelin's "Stairway" is in the key of Am, right? I'm pretty sure it is, I just want to make sure.
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Hey, Zeppelin's "Stairway" is in the key of Am, right? I'm pretty sure it is, I just want to make sure.

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#3
A minor pentatonic, or C major, learn both scales and youll be able to solo better, learn about relative keys
#4
NOT Cmajor. Aminor. NOT Cmajor. Aminor. Same notes, BIG difference.
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#6
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its called realtive keys, learn your theory dude

Just because they have the same notes doesn't mean that it has the same feel. Each scale has it's own feel, not because of the notes in the scale, but because of the starting and ending points of the scale.
#7
my point is they both work, and by knowing both, you extend the amount of notes past the very limited 5 notes of a minor, dont give me bull**** about feel
#8
when you improv you dont play the scale up and down, you play the notes in the scale it aint worth a rats ass where it ends
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when you improv you dont play the scale up and down, you play the notes in the scale it aint worth a rats ass where it ends


Dude, I would just stop posting.
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when you improv you dont play the scale up and down, you play the notes in the scale it aint worth a rats ass where it ends


Major = Happy
Minor = Sad

So how can the same notes convey two different emotions? Usually it always resolves to one or the other, typically by ending on that note, or emphasizing it throughout the piece.

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when you improv you dont play the scale up and down, you play the notes in the scale it aint worth a rats ass where it ends


That's pretty wrong.
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#12
yup im w/ redwings on this one fer sure, you could do c major over it COULD being the key word but it would sound all weird having a minor key with the major running over it at the same time.
#13
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when you improv you dont play the scale up and down, you play the notes in the scale it aint worth a rats ass where it ends

When you play a scale up and down, you are playing the noes in the scale. All licks and riffs are just notes ascending and descending. And what is a good solo without any feel? A bunch of notes that just run together is what it is.
#14
Sexy-man, you just made a huge ass mistake. Learn YOUR Theory dude. 5 notes in a minor? What the hell? And yes, soloing, it does matter where you end, its called resolve. If your playing a IV chord, and you play the leading tone of the key, thats gonna sound like **** dude. The Am Penatonic specifically does not have these notes to avoid this. Soloing in "C major" would ruin it.
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my point is they both work, and by knowing both, you extend the amount of notes past the very limited 5 notes of a minor, dont give me bull**** about feel


And that's why you'll never get anywhere...

Well, feel does matter, that's pretty what music is about. Or at least to me it is. The feel. And uhhh...there's 7 notes in a minor not counting the octave. lol
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my point is they both work, and by knowing both, you extend the amount of notes past the very limited 5 notes of a minor, dont give me bull**** about feel

How do you extend the amount of notes when they use the same ones?

And quite obviously you're not a good soloist if you happen to hear the same thing when you play Cmaj and Amin. You have no recognition of resolution, of chord tones, etc.

Before you start talking ****, think about it first.


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#17
u could play the same shape as the C major but ur landing note should be the A still u can't call it C major
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#18
before this gets out of hand (and it will), and since the question was answered...

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