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Old 2008-06-20, 02:56
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Analysing tools?

Right, feel free to close an redirect in case I didn't understand what I already read here, but I stll have a general question.

Currently my bandmate has a torrent of music writing going on, meaning that my musical knowledge is being quite stretched - major, minor, melodic, harmonic, on and on and on.

When I'm writing something for someone elses song like this, I start by finding all the root notes and then simply test all the scales I know which have those notes and might sound right. What I'm wondering is, are there any other tools, so to speak, to determine what scales or modes might be good?
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