Taking a song or musical phrase and moving it to a different key

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Written by Sam Blakelock
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Transposing in music is when you take a song and move it to a higher or lower key.
The ability to transpose is useful when accompanying a vocalist. A song's original key may not be in the ideal range for a given singer, so it can be transposed to a different key to fit the vocalist's range.

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