The most elegant key change in all of pop music

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Shared April 16, 2021

All By Myself features an incredible key change from G major to Cb major, let’s talk about it!
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0:00 Introduction
1:21 Part 1 - Song Analysis
7:57 Part 2 - The Key Change!!
11:33 (interlude - mom cameo)
15:27 Part 3 - Narrative and Metaphor

Mom!
https://www.catefnstudios.com/

Scott J. Hanenberg Rock Modulation and Narrative
https://mtosmt.org/issues/mto.16.22.2...

Andrew Huang’s very excellent Harmonic series video
https://youtu.be/Wx_kugSemfY

Feb 2016 All By Myself Performance
https://youtu.be/OuPupCQqNaY

Some other All By Myself Performances
https://youtu.be/5ZHYaFMuIVs
https://youtu.be/tT2gVblzFvY

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