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    Lightbulb Favourite Minor to Major/Major to Minor modulations

    I think especially Minor to Major modulations can be very beautiful, especially when they flow in naturally, almost unexpectedly. The most beautiful, however happens here:
    Listen from 4:02 and hear the the way the D minor shifts in a breath into a rising B flat major melody at around 4:10. It is wonderful:

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    Seeing as no one has any others, I'll offer some more!
    There is a moment in Mozart's 27th Piano Concerto when a nasty minor orchestral chord instantly shifts into beautiful major piano playing! Listen to the minor passage from 6:00 which turns into a tranquil major at 6:13:

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    Completely off the top of my head I can only think of the Impromptu No.1 D899. S'lush
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