|posted: 8/11/2005 at 4:11:34 PM ET|
Hello, I am new to reading/understanding music. I have a book that says that it is for "low voices" with My Funny Valentine in it. I know I am a soprano and I am waiting on the "high voices" version from the library. I have been looking online to buy the sheet music but I don't understand how to tell if the music is in the right "key" for me. I have an audition on Saturday that requires I bring sheet music in the right "key". Could someone tell me what that means and how I determine if the sheet music I'm getting is useful for a soprano voice? Thanks, zoejw
|posted: 8/12/2005 at 12:28:39 PM ET|
I just read your question. A "key" refers to the name of the musical scale on which a song is based. Key of C means the song generally conforms to the C scale. Sheetmusicplus.com has the song in G minor (low) and C minor (high). The C minor does not go too high (Eb at the top of the treble clef), and may be ok for you. If D minor is available it would be slightly higher. I'm sorry this is so late and hope it is helpful. Happy to hear from you about other questions. hmmmin
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