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ChristopherSchlegel
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09/04/2006 2:44 am
Originally Posted by: axemaster911I would like to see the note structure of a song that uses notes from 2 different keys.[/QUOTE]
How about three?!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-key_exposition

Also, once you get into the development section of any Beethoven piece (sonata, concerto, symphony) the key changes come even more fast and furious. In fact, there are very few classical pieces that do not change key somewhere along the way as a matter of standard procedure.

The idea is to make a piece richer, and more varied in sound and expression.

[QUOTE=axemaster911]I am mainly saying beginners should focus on mastering one key first. After that the sky is the limit.

Sure, and this is a very good point. After all, how can you expect to be able to successfully, confidently two keys in a piece until after you've got one under control?
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