Modulating From One Key To Another, http://www2.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/slow-pentatonics-lesson/
 Mar 5 2008, 03:17 PM Post #1 GMC:er Group: Members Posts: 12 Joined: 23-December 07 Member No.: 3.588 Salut Andrew,Are there any rules, beside creativity, that alow us to shift/modulate between, for instance, E Major and E minor scale, and then any other key? I know that the scale will sound accordingly to the context but it seems there is a specific step to make in general (and in Wallimann's lesson).About terminology: Modulation and Landing Notes, what are they exactly? The spoken introduction and text Wallimann did was something new and important but some more written information about this concepts, as you did with TGV country picking would be very welcomed.I've been picking lots of information but some lessons could help me to ground!MerciLink:http://www2.guitarmasterclass.net/solo-guitar/slow-pentatonics-lesson/
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 Mar 5 2008, 03:42 PM Post #2 Moderation Policy Director Group: GMC Instructor Posts: 10.450 Joined: 6-February 07 From: CT, USA Member No.: 1.167 There are no hard and fast rules to thiss, but here are a couple of pointers:1. Modulate between keys that share a lot of notes - for instance Relative Minors/Majors share the same notes so work well (e.g. C major to A minor), relative modes as well (e.g. C major to D Dorian). Your example E minor to E major is a tough one because there are 3 different notes between major and minor of the same key, but they at least share the same root note which helps a lot.2. Use the circle of 5ths to find closely related keys - keys next to each other on the circle fiffer by one note so are alo good candidates for modulation.There are theory lessons on both of these conscepts on my lesson board.And a word on landing notes - a landing note can be regarded as the first note in the new key when you modulate. There are 2 things you need to do with a landing note in order of importance:1. Make sure the landing note is in the new key not the old one2. Make it a strong note in the new key, such as a root or 5th - this will help to add conviction to the change.Thats about it for now, but you are right, this would be a good subject for a lesson -------------------- Check out my Instructor profile Live long and prosper ...My Stuff:Electric Guitars : Ibanez Jem7v, Line6 Variax 700, Fender Plus Strat with 57/62 Pickups, Line6 Variax 705 BassAcoustic Guitars : Taylor 816ce, Martin D-15, Line6 Variax Acoustic 300 NylonEffects : Line6 Pod HD Pro, Keeley Modded Boss DS1, Keeley Modded Boss BD2, Keeley 4 knob compressor, Ibanez Weeping Demon WahAmps : Epiphone Valve Jnr & Head, Cockburn A.C.1, Cockburn A.C.2, Blackstar Club 50 Head & 4x12 Cab