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Keyboard For Dummies

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Keyboard For Dummies

The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboardWhere Piano For Dummies helps budding musicians to master the black-and-white musical keyboard, Keyboard For Dummies helps them understand the possibilities...
The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboardWhere Piano For Dummies helps budding musicians to master the black-and-white musical keyboard, Keyboard For Dummies helps them understand the possibilities...
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  • The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboard

    Where Piano For Dummies helps budding musicians to master the black-and-white musical keyboard, Keyboard For Dummies helps them understand the possibilities that unfold when those black-and-whites are connected to state-of-the-art music technology.

    Keyboard For Dummies explains the ins-and-outs of modern keyboards and helps you get the most out of their capabilities. Key content coverage includes: an overview of the types of keyboards available today and how they differ from acoustic pianos; expert advice on choosing the right keyboard for your wants/needs and how to shop and compare the various models; a close look at the types of sounds an electronic keyboard offers and how to achieve them; step-by-step instruction on how to use keyboards anywhere using external speakers, amps, home stereos, computers, and tablets; guidance on how to use keyboard software and applications to get the most out of keyboard technology; and much more.

  • A multimedia component for this title will be hosted at Dummies.com and includes companion audio tracks that demonstrate techniques and sounds found in the book
  • Step-by-step instructions make learning keyboard easy and fun
  • Introduces you to the musical possibilities of the keyboard

    If you're new to the keyboard or looking to take your skills to the next level, Keyboard For Dummies is a thorough guide to the ins and outs of this popular instrument.

    The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices.

About the Author-
  • Jerry Kovarsky is a regular columnist for Keyboard magazine and longtime product management guru with Casio, Korg, and other companies who have been instrumental in bringing keyboard technology into people's homes and onto stages and studios around the world.

Table of Contents-
  • Introduction 1

    Part I: Getting Started with Keyboards 5

    Chapter 1: Living in a Keyboard World 7

    Chapter 2: So Many Keyboards, So Little Time 15

    Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Keyboard for You 41

    Chapter 4: Setting Up and Caring For Your Keyboard 61

    Part II: Dipping Your Toes Fingers into Music Basics 81

    Chapter 5: Musical Notation: Decoding the Musical Language 83

    Chapter 6: Developing Your Fingering and Basic Technique 105

    Chapter 7: Going Chord Crazy 121

    Part III: Using Common Keyboard Features 133

    Chapter 8: Selecting and Playing Sounds 135

    Chapter 9: Using Effects to Enhance Your Sound 153

    Chapter 10: Jamming with the Drummer: Playing Along to Rhythm Patterns 167

    Chapter 11: Join The Band! Adding Accompaniment 181

    Chapter 12: Exploring Arpeggiation 203

    Part IV: Moving into More-Advanced Keyboard Features 213

    Chapter 13: Laying Down Tracks: Recording Your Playing 215

    Chapter 14: Editing Sounds 237

    Chapter 15: Teacher Included: Using Onboard Learning Systems 257

    Chapter 16: Sitting In with the Stars: Playing Along with Recordings 275

    Chapter 17: The Computer Connection: Using Software to Enhance Your Music Making 287

    Part V: The Part of Tens 305

    Chapter 18: Ten Tips for Keyboard Shopping 307

    Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Enhance Your Playing Experience 313

    Appendix: Discovering What's on the Audio Tracks 319

    Index 325

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