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