#1
could you guys help me understand how to find what key a songs in ?

i chords that went

f# g# c# a#. could you help me find the key and also explain how to ?

also would it change the key if i shuffled the chords around to c# g# a# f# ?

thanks in advance
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#2
Quote by higgy30
could you guys help me understand how to find what key a songs in ?

i chords that went

f# g# c# a#. could you help me find the key and also explain how to ?

also would it change the key if i shuffled the chords around to c# g# a# f# ?

thanks in advance



we need to know which chords are major and minor. Those determine the key.
#3
^ major and minor is important.

It's likely to be any of the following four keys: E#, B#, F#/Gb, or Db/C#.

The reason is because these are the only keys that contain all four root notes F# G# C# and A# or Gb Ab Db and Bb depending on how you look at it.

Considering there are no E# chords or B# chords present in the progression you have given it is unlikely to be either of the keys E# or B# which leaves F#/Gb or Db (C#).

With Gb (F#) and Ab (G#) in there one would be tempted toward Db major because these chords create a Sub Dominant and Dominant relationship with the Db (C#).

But as the first guy said what are the chord qualities? That will help a lot.
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Last edited by 20Tigers at Oct 27, 2008,
#4
oh sorry totaly forgot that
f#maj g#maj c#maj a#min.
GEAR

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#6
Quote by higgy30
oh sorry totaly forgot that
f#maj g#maj c#maj a#min.
C#maj, with F#maj functioning as the IV chord, G#maj functioning as the V chord, and A#min functioning as the vi chord.
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