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