@fourzeroes Feb 3
This is a strange question possibly, and I'm interested in what you think rather than what's "correct"...
When you're playing on a transposed instrument, such as a guitar with a capo, or a keyboard you've pressed that button on, do you tend to think in the key your hands are doing or the key that's sounding?
I've just confused myself with this quite a lot - I wrote a song on guitar in F, with my capo on the 5th fret, so my chords are as if I'm playing in C. I then transferred to keyboard and set the transpose so I'm playing in C but it's sounding as F. You'd think that'd be logical, but on guitar my brain knows it's ~really~ F, whereas on the keyboard everything's still saying it's in C so I need to play the actual notes. Bleh
@klaus Feb 3
It is a strange question. To me keyboard is always in C no matter the transposition. With the guitar it's the open chord shapes that matter, even with capo.
Irvin Berlin had a transposing piano made coz he played in key of F# only. Wonder what he would say?
@the3queens Feb 6
I think in the key I'm playing (piano)