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