An introduction to modulation (changing key in a song)


A technique used by many great songwriters throughout history, modulating or changing from one key to another isn’t as hard as you’d think.

Try out these simple techniques and try adding a modulation into your songwriting to keep things interesting!


Created as part of the University of the West of Scotland’s ‘Work Related Learning’ module on the BA Commercial Music course.

Produced in partnership with the University of the West of Scotland.

Lesson content and presentation by Jack Graham.

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