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Keyboard Techniques 101 - Keyboard Techniques for Producers.
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When using the Circle of Fifths, how many sharps do you add when you go up a fifth?
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.
How do you make a chord a minor chord?
You can't make a chord minor.
Lower the third of the chord.
Lower the fifth of the chord.
Add a fourth note.
What notes do you play when playing a Fifth interval?
The fifth and seventh.
The first and fifth.
The third and fifth.
The first and third.
If you are playing a blues chord progression, you have to play it in a bluesy style.
You can only use chord tones when adding motion to the left hand.
How do you play in Mixolydian mode?
Lower the 3rd note of a major scale
Lower the 7th note of a major scale
Raise the 4th note of a major scale
Lower the 6th note of a minor scale
From what instrument does the term "Pedal Tone" come from?
What are the notes in a C major chord?
C, E, F
C, D, E
C, E, G
C, D, E, F, G, A, B
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.
How many notes are in a major scale?
What are three chords that work really well together.
Chords 1, 5, and 7.
Chords 1, 4, and 5.
Chords 1, 2, and 3.
Chords 2, 4, and 6.
Can a single note be major or minor?
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 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 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.
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 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.
A minor scale has a darker tonal quality than a major scale.
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.
Keyboard Techniques 101
Keyboard Techniques for Producers
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