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Keyboard Techniques 101 - Keyboard Techniques for Producers.
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What does enharmonic mean?
That the note has two different names.
That the scale is chaotic.
That you have to change a sharp to a flat.
That there are harmony parts in the scale.
When do you want your melody and chord to match up?
On the strong beats.
On the third beat of each measure.
Only on any syncopated beats.
When setting up your keyboard, it's best to have your arms...
angled 20-30 degrees downward
angled 20-30 degrees upward
as straight as possible and at an even height with the keyboard.
What are three chords that work really well together.
Chords 2, 4, and 6.
Chords 1, 2, and 3.
Chords 1, 4, and 5.
Chords 1, 5, and 7.
What is another name for a sustain pedal?
A long-note pedal.
It only has one name.
Which note do you move to create a suspended chord?
You don't, you add an extra note.
What needs to stay the same when you are using an inversion on a chord?
The three basic notes of the chord.
The notes and the hand position.
Only the third note of the chord.
Your hand positioning.
How many notes are in a major scale?
How do you make an arpeggio?
By playing the notes in the chord separately.
By playing a fifth repeatedly.
By playing the first 5 notes of the scale.
By lowering the third note of the scale.
When using the Circle of Fifths, how many sharps do you add when you go up a fifth?
Can a single note be major or minor?
When does syncopation happen?
When you do a chord inversion.
When you play a minor scale.
When you use your sustain pedal.
When you play in between the beats.
What are the notes in a C major chord?
C, D, E, F, G, A, B
C, E, G
C, D, E
C, E, F
From what instrument does the term "Pedal Tone" come from?
A minor scale has a darker tonal quality than a major scale.
How do you play in Mixolydian mode?
Lower the 6th note of a minor scale
Raise the 4th note of a major scale
Lower the 7th note of a major scale
Lower the 3rd note of a major scale
What notes do you play when playing a Fifth interval?
The third and fifth.
The fifth and seventh.
The first and third.
The first and fifth.
If you are playing a blues chord progression, you have to play it in a bluesy style.
How do you make a chord a minor chord?
You can't make a chord minor.
Lower the third of the chord.
Add a fourth note.
Lower the fifth of the chord.
What is an easy way to start using your left hand?
Play the third note of the chord somewhere on the keyboard.
Play the root note of the chord above the chord.
Play eighth notes in the left hand.
Play the root note of the chord lower on the keyboard.
You can only use chord tones when adding motion to the left hand.
Keyboard Techniques 101
Keyboard Techniques for Producers
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