What key is this? (death of a hero)

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WXLF
KVRian
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Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:46 am

My friend and I were debating on what key this song is in... Please help :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tigqbfM58bg

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jancivil
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Re: What key is this? (death of a hero)

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:02 am

D minor as far as I heard. It could change keys later but D minor is firm as a start, that's a fact. D natural minor, its v is minor, A minor.

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Re: What key is this? (death of a hero)

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:53 pm

That's what I thought too! He was so confident it was C Dorian though for some reason.

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jancivil
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Re: What key is this? (death of a hero)

Post Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:24 pm

well, the Es are not Ebs, so...
thru 18 seconds there are only two harmonies, D minor and C major, i and VII, which are arpeggiated, then iv [Gm] for a bit and then v [Am] iirc, so verdict is D natural minor.

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