LEARN TO PLAY KEYBOARDS


LEARN TO PLAY KEYBOARDS

STEVE ASHWORTH    Book Number: 86449    Product format: Hardback

The structured lessons will get you playing even if you have never touched a keyboard before and include the first steps in reading music. Work your way through each section and try out the musical genres including the blues, boogie-woogie, rock 'n' roll and jazz. Begin with a comfortable posture and learn correct hand position and finger numbers and keyboard layouts for all piano fortes, forte pianos, harpsicords, synthesisers, xylophones, stylophones, organs, piano accordions, spinets and celestas which are all identical layouts. There is coverage of enough theory to get you by on music notation, chords, scales, harmony and the basic ingredients of different musical styles and a brief history of keyboards from the 1930s to the 1990s including the Hammond Organ of 1934, Vox Continental as used by Ray Manzarek and The Doors, the Minimoog, the Fairlight CMI (the first Polyphonic keyboard which used digital sampling technology), the DX7 and the Korg M1 among them. With glossary, 256 large pages, extensively illustrated with colour photographs and coloured diagrams. Listen along online too.
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ISBN 9780785836315
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