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#1224085 - 06/28/09 03:33 PM "D Major" in this excerpt
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I'm going through an old lessons on transposing instruments. The sample is an excerpt in the middle of a piece for Clarinet in Bb, and transposed into concert pitch, we get a key signature of G major. The piece is named "Serenade in D major, op. 11" Is anyone familiar with this? Where does the G major come in?

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#1224089 - 06/28/09 03:47 PM Re: "D Major" in this excerpt [Re: keystring]
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It's a multi-movement work; this extract is from the minuet, which is in G.

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Chopin: Allegro de Concert Op. 46
Schumann: Toccata Op. 7
Fauré: Ballade Op. 19

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#1224098 - 06/28/09 04:19 PM Re: "D Major" in this excerpt [Re: sotto voce]
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