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