Professional Secrets for Musical Key Identification
Simple tips show how to easily tell what key you’re in with this instant ebook. The next time someone asks, “What’s the key?” you won’t be embarrassed because you’ll be understanding keys and key signatures and you’ll know what to say. Singers and other musicians can learn the tricks to hear what key you’re in and recognize key signatures. Learn how accidentals, sharps, flats and naturals create the different musical scales. These tutorials, resources, methods, systems of music instruction and reading music help you to identify key signatures and understand what is a key. See also: aural key identification, how to know what key you’re in, identifying the key, tonality, key signatures, keys, learning key signatures, modulations, musical key recognition, reading key signatures, sheet music, songs, studying music, transpositions, aural, visual, what is the key, finding your singing key, how to tell the key of music, and what key do you sing in?
If You’re in a Hurry, Try These Free Shortcuts.
1) BY EAR, the quick trick is to listen to the very last note you just sang of the song, and go to a keyboard and find that same note. That is usually the key.
2) BY SIGHT, (if you’re using the sheet music) the quick trick is to look at the first chord of the song (“Bb” or “Em” [E minor] ) printed above the music. That’s usually the key of the song.
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How to Tell the Key in Music by Ear or by Sight:
Professional Secrets for Musical Key Identification. 2001
Howard Richman, Author
Sound Feelings Publishing
Our Catalog #97008e
12 pages (approx, if printed)
$8.00 U.S. complete ebook
14 Easy Steps Teaches You What Professionals Know.
Professional musicians can tell the key of a song or composition by ear and by sight. This ebook will teach you both. At first, it’s easier to tell the key by ear than by sight. The information is presented in a step-by-step sequence and should be learned in that order. In order to make this helpful to everyone, we’ve tried to clarify even the simplest of concepts, to allow for complete beginners to understand. To succeed at “hearing” the key, fewer steps are requred, so you will be able to easily do this by the time you reach step 7. However, there are additional points to be understood in order to succeed at “seeing” the key, in step 13. The reason the steps are presented in this manner is because, you may only need the information up to being able to tell the key by ear. If this is the case, there would be no reason for you to go past step 7.
You Will Learn:
- How to recognize keys by ear.
- How to recognize keys by sight.
- How to recognize sharp key signatures.
- How to recognize flat key signatures.
- How to recognize major key signatures.
- How to recognize minor key signatures.
- Supportive theory and shortcuts.
- Why it’s silly to say “This is my key.”
This ebook includes:
- 9 RealAudio audio examples.
- 3 charts.
You Don’t Have to Know How to Read Music!
It is not necessary for you to know how to read music in order to tell the key by ear or by sight. However, if you wish to develop your skill at reading music, may we suggest you get Super Sight-Reading Secrets, by Howard Richman. (Since 1986, this book has been the sight-reading solution for thousands of students, teachers and professional keyboardists.)
Your Progress is Paced Till You Reach Your Goal.
This ebook recommends 14 specific steps to learn in an exact sequence. Try to master each step before going on to the next. Mastery of each step will occur somewhere between one day and one month.
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There is no longer any reason to have fear when the subject of “keys” comes up. Now you will be able to speak intelligently, without hesitation. How to Tell the Key in Music by Ear or by Sight is guaranteed to help you feel comfortable with this subject.
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About the Author
Howard B. Richman has been teaching piano since 1972 and often works with singers. He has pioneered innovative teaching strategies in the fields of music education and stress-management since 1976. Mr. Richman is the author of the popular book, Super Sight-Reading Secrets. He has a B.A. from UCLA in piano performance and an M.F.A. (Master Fine Arts) degree from California Institute of the Arts, where he also taught on the faculty for three years. Mr. Richman’s specialty is to help people break through their most stubborn blocks.
Questions and Answers.
Can’t I get this information in any theory book or class?
Some of the information presented in our ebook you can get in most theory books or theory classes. However, the practical tips and tricks on how to know what key you are in by ear is really not available through normal sources like that. You often have to “know” somebody to teach you these techniques.
Why would I ever need to know this?
Overall, understanding keys and key signatures give you a certain awareness of music that can enhance your knowledge, understanding and performance. For example, knowing that the key is ‘Bb’ can affect the way you might sing the note ‘F.’
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