Keyboard for dummies / by Jerry Kovarsky ; foreword by Stephen Fortner
- Kovarsky, Jerry
- Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xii, 340 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
- --For dummies
- Getting started with keyboards. Living in a keyboard world ; So many keyboards, so little time ; Choosing the right keyboard for you ; Setting up and caring for your keyboard -- Dipping your fingers into music basics. Musical notation : decoding the musical language ; Developing your fingering and basic technique ; Going chord crazy -- Using common keyboard features. Selecting and playing sounds ; Using effects to enhance your sound ; Jamming with the drummer : playing along to rhythm patterns ; Join the band! Adding accompaniment ; Exploring arpeggiation -- Moving into more-advanced keyboard features. Laying down tracks : recording your playing ; Editing sounds ; Teacher included : using onboard learning systems ; Sitting in with the stars : playing along with recordings ; The computer connection : using software to enhance your music making -- The part of tens. Ten tips for keyboard shopping ; Ten ways to enhance your playing experience.
- "Learn to: choose the right keyboard for your needs; play, program, and perform with a wide variety of keyboard effects; connect your keyboard to your computer, tablet, and various forms of amplification; listen to audio tracks online."--Cover.
- Includes index.
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