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#580868 - 12/28/07 12:21 PM Melody that's been haunting me that I can't place  
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Sorry if this isn't 100% classical. It didn't bother me that the Oscar Peterson topic was in here.

Okay, there's this strangely familiar little tune I mistakenly figured out on the keys when experimenting with the excellent dorian mode.

It's a rather typical i IV i IV pattern.

I think it's from a movie. Maybe it just sounds like the end of all movies.

It goes something like this, in the key of A dorian

rhythmic pattern is half quarter half quarter etc.

A down to E up to F# down D up E down C down A (dotted half) repeat

I just have a weird nostalgic feeling about dorian stuff like this. I think this is "from" something, though.

Thanks

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#580869 - 12/28/07 05:51 PM Re: Melody that's been haunting me that I can't place  
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Sorry, tried it, can't help you. Maybe it's yours. Paul McCartney had Yesterday floating around in his head for a day or two before he realized it was his. He kept wondering where he'd heard it.


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#580870 - 12/28/07 05:55 PM Re: Melody that's been haunting me that I can't place  
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you might want to post a recording of it (even just yourself singing it), so that someone might recognize it. no one can tell it from your description.


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