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    Modulation Help AaronP47

    How do you modulate from one key to another again? Where do I place the accidental note?

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      I hope this is right this is just how I do it :)

      -Write out the scale of the tonic key (key that your'e in)

      -Its easiest to modulate to the dominant key. To find the dominant key go to soh (5th note of the tonic scale). For example the dominant key of C major is G major.

      -Write out the scale of the new key. The accidental is the extra sharp/flat/natural that is in the dominant key but not in the tonic key. For example the accidental of the key of G would be F# because F is natural in the key of C. The accidental is always on ti (7th note) of the dominant scale.

      -In minor melodies don't modulate to the dominant key instead go to the relative major

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      kateehanlon how would you modulate in a minor key?

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      Ya actually can someone please tell me what to do in bars 7 and 8 if it's in a minor key and what do you mean by relative key? Do you just do an imperfect cadence and do you put any sharps or flats or anything like that?? Help!!

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      You don't have to modulate in a minor key, imperfect cadence is fine

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      modulate to major in bar 7 and then bar 8 just feature it around doh in your major scale

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