Asked • 03/19/19

How to know key of a melody?

How can you tell what key a melody is in if it uses notes found in multiple scales? And if a note is introduced from a different scale than the one it was in, does that change the key? What if it only plays 2 or 3 notes from the new scale? How many notes must a key be to actually make it a key and not just random intervals?

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David W. answered • 03/21/19

Music Theory Professor and Composer with 5+ Years Teaching Experience

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