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Old 07-03-2016, 01:21 AM   #2
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Re: Making a melody with only sharps and flats.

Sharps OR flats. Generally it's incorrect notation to have both.

A B C D E F G = A minor
A B C# D E F G# = A Major
A B C# D E F Ab = why are there two As?

If you look on notation, usually keys are indicated by number of sharps or flats, so two sharps in this case would be A Maj.

That said:

Things sounds ok playing only black keys because there's only five black keys and it thus creates a pentatonic scale.

Anything can be musically 'correct' depending on context and how you notate it. Don't worry about being 'correct'. Worry about whether it really sounds good, and if you're limiting your creative potential by sticking to essentially one scale.

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