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Hi all!

 

I have a midi recording for piano. So I have all the notes in Logic Pro X.

 

The current key is in E minor (using only one sharp : F#).

I need to change it to Fminor (using 4 flats : B flat, E flat, D flat, A flat).

 

How can I do that in logic pro x?

I saw the transpose, but it seems to just move all notes by a semi-tone, whereas I need a proper key change.

I also saw that I could set the key to Fminor, and then presse quantize to scale. But I was not sure that would be the correct way to do this, musically. Any thoughts?

 

Thanks!

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Perhaps I am missing some musical theory but would be wrong to simply move pitch up by a semi tone?

This could also be done from within the Event list editor (selecting all note events and mouse scrolling up the pitch value of one of them)…

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Actually, I think that you will find that it does work generally. "E minor to F minor" is equivalent to "G to Ab major." (Minor scales are based on the 6th degree of the corresponding major scale.) This is just a rise of one semitone. Other single-note transpositions might require two semitones "if there is a black key in the way."

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Yes, I agree in this particular case it works. In the general case (changing e.g. from a Harmonic minor to a major key) it will not work.
In such case, I’d be interested to know about a plugin or another app that actually does that reliably while respecting the composer’s intended melody… considering that the 7th degree of a minor harmonic mode may not always be played in that context as in a rehearsed scale exercise…

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