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Tension sounds like…

Lots of great answers here! I think one of the most effective methods is the ascending pitch, as mentioned by several others. the reason this works so well, is that it targets a very primal reaction ...
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Reading emotions from a song

While it's safe to say that most minor scales sound sad opposed to major ones who appear to have a happier quality to them - both major and minor share the same notes (as in A minor scale is the same ...
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Tension sounds like…

The concept of rising sounds has been described in many answers, but one thing is missing: I have been using the idea of the Shepard–Risset glissando very successfully to create and (not to forget) to ...
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Reading emotions from a song

It won't be one property that will tell you the mood of a song. It will be an amalgamation of things. So I'm not saying each of these will 100% tell you the mood of the song. But they may, in part, ...
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