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How to transpose a note pattern in a scale-aware manner

Jerry

Here’s a quick tip on how to transpose an arbitrary pattern selected form a scale in a scale-aware manner (scalar transposition)

Summary:

1. Choose any scale from menu.
2. Press a number from 2 – 7, to activate scale-aware pattern shifting
3. Right-click notes in the scale to select (e.g. a chord)
4. Press ] or [ to transpose that pattern by the selected interval.

(The actual interval used to shift each note, e.g. a major or minor third, is determined by the scale and the positions of the notes relative to the scale tonic.

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