How to Transpose Down a Perfect 5th

Before starting on ‘How to transpose down a perfect 5th’, make sure you spend some time reading how to transpose up a perfect 5th.  How do we know if we need to transpose up or down a perfect 5th? This is a very important question and one that can be confusing if not taught clearly … Read more

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How to Transpose Up a Perfect 5th

By now you should be feeling very confident transposing between all four clefs, up and down an octave and also up and down a major second! Now we need to learn how to transpose up a perfect 5th! Which instruments do we have to think about when transposing a perfect 5th? The most common instrument … Read more

How to Transpose Down a Major Second

In the last blog post we looked at how to transpose up a major second! It is not a surprise then that this week we will be looking at how to transpose down a major second! It is important to separate the two, going up and down. Although they seem very similar, they do require … Read more

How to transpose up a major second

How do you transpose up a major second? By now you should have a good understanding of how to keep your note the same pitch between treble, bass, alto and tenor clef. You should also be able to confidently move up and down an octave in all four of these clefs and between them! If … Read more

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How to transpose down an octave

In the last transposition blog, part 4, we discussed how to transpose up an octave between the four main clefs, treble, bass, alto and tenor!  If you haven’t had a chance to read the previous Transposition Basics post, take a look here! This week we will look at how to transpose DOWN an octave. Let’s … Read more