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An Introduction to the G Sharp Minor

Minor keys are the shadows to major keys shinier, happier primary colors. They’re an essential component of expressing the full range of human emotions, and not just sadness either [1]. Think of minor keys, chords, and scales as the drop shadows that give dimension and depth to a composition. Like with literature, conflict is necessary […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to the E Minor Scale

Maybe your grandparents have a piano. Maybe you saw The Pianist and wondered what it would be like to play the piano yourself [1]. Maybe you’re a singer-songwriter, and like every self-respecting singer-songwriter, you need those two key instruments in your arsenal. Either way, the piano is one of those timeless instruments with a strong […]

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