We have learned the theoretical facts of the key relationships. The creative project in this chapter is to think about what it means to us. Let us practice how the key relationships work in music. Why are they important and what do they give us?

The key relationship is a good resource especially when a composer wants to change one key to another – modulation. In music, modulation adds interest, creates structure, makes the piece colorful.

The goal of the creative project is to transform a simple piece written in a Major key to a piece written in a key of its relative and parallel minor keys. We explored the natural minor scales, so let us experience the differences and similarities when you change the piece in major to its relative and parallel minors.


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