getting a lotta B♭ minors, i'm concerned for y'all's self esteem

@schratze @amandag I wanted to be tender and plaintive but the internet is the wrong place to feel a strong connection to A minor.

This got very grim, war 

@amandag Taking the age of this, gay being happy, "gay and warlike" is being happy going to war, and then C minor (obscure and sad) is coming back from war after watching your friends die.

This got very grim, war 

@amandag It was meant to be a joke about gay meaning happy, and that being quite a juxtaposition against "warloving" and then I spotted that C minor...

@amandag Obscure and terrible as in Keyser Söze? Or Obscure and terrible as in Bishoujo Yuugi Unit Crane Game Girls? Inquiring minds want to know.

@bremner I think you'll have to consult Regles de Composition directly for that one

@amandag I'm going with F# major. A key so cursed sounding in just intonation they never dared using it.

@amandag according to what gets stuck in my head i'm both cruel and hard and <strike>gay and warlike</strike> obscure and sad *and* effeminate, amorous and plaintive

truly a modern day <strike>achilles</strike> edgelord abyssal exalted npc

@amandag I just want to mention that tempered keyalities really do have different characters…

@kai idk what tempered keyalities means. i can read sheet music, that's about as far as my music theory works

@amandag if you listen to a demo, you might not find the descriptions unreasonable. I'll see what I can find later.

@kai oh so you just mean "different keys having certain vibes is definitely a thing"

@amandag you put it much more succinctly 🙏🏼

@kai @amandag I came here to say this. In 1682 they probably weren’t using equal temperament tuning in Europe, so in (say) D major, maybe the tonic chord doesn’t have a perfect 3:2 ratio and you get an unpleasant beat.

(Tagging myself G, because it doesn’t matter if I’m major or minor.)

@kai @amandag Wikipedia link to the Wolf Interval I alluded to in my previous toot. Quite technical but listen to the two audio clips at the end of the article. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_i

@amandag hmm we're E minor, C major and Bb major

I have no idea how this translates to music but I hope it's possible to play them together in a way that makes sense

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