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The Oak Tree and the Quarry - Alternative Scale

By Arcana on May 10, 2020 5:28 pm

This might sound lazy of me, but this is basically last week's song except I transposed parts of it to a synthetic scale as part of an exercise to improve my composition ability.

For the record, the original scale is C D E F G A B C (C major) but the synthetic scale is C D E# F# G A# B C (so E becomes F, F becomes F#, and A becomes A#).

The initial version I transposed the entire song, and then I went back and then did some shifts from the original scale to the new scale and then back in some places. It's a pretty academic exercise but the point was really to explore how changing notes in a few places changes the mood and the perception of the piece.

This submission is licensed by author under CC Attribution Noncommercial No Derivative Works (BY-NC-ND)

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May 17, 2020 10:44 pm

May 24, 2020 7:53 pm

I just realized that instead of "EDM" as my first tag, it autocorrected to "elm".

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