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AKS Modal Music - How to tell? (98* d) RE: Modal Music - How to tell? 13 Jul 04

The white keys are the ones that are closer to the player's end - and thus easier to reach - of a keyboardy instrument :-)

What I am suggesting is that it is easier to see the principles of modes, when you forget the chromatic scale for a while.

I had old Finnish pentatonic music in mind when I wrote that "...other exotic..." thing; it does not require black keys either. Well, unless you transpose it to Bb, eg... :-)


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