1000 Keyboard Ideas

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Ronald Herder
Shacor, Inc., 1990 - Music - 331 pages
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The greatest tips and tricks used by professional musicians to create their unique sounds -- by the best experts in the field! Each section contains dozens of articles on the topics you want so you can browse at your heart's content, or choose just the information you are looking for! This book is a virtual encyclopedia of information on playing keyboards for more enjoyment and satisfaction.
 

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Contents

Guide to Music Notation
11
The Three Primary Chords
17
Take These 7ths Please
23
Striking a Common Chord
32
A Chart of 7th Chords
38
Finding Thirteenth Chords on the Keyboard
45
Slash Chords
59
Substitute ChangesHelpful Hints
69
Blues Sounds for Pianists
183
A Polish BossaNova
189
Swingin the Melody
195
The Sound of Soft Rock
201
Playing Jazz
207
An Outline of Jazz Techniques
213
Mary Had a Little Lamb
223
The Thumb Slide
229

Sus and Phrygian Chords
75
Exploring the Sixth Diminished Scale
80
THE RHYTHM WORKSHOP
87
The Case of the Restless Rest
100
Rolled Eighths
106
More Latin Rhythmic Devices
112
Polymeters
121
Harmonizing a Melody
127
Endings
138
Stock Endings
144
Fancy Runs to Spruce Up an Ending
150
Jazz Runs For the Right Hand
159
A Lick for Dominant Chords
170
Sounds of the 50s
177
Using Jazz Runs
236
Playing Scales
248
Repeated Notes
259
Taking Turns
266
Skids and Brakes
272
Chopins Tricky Filigree
273
Section 9
279
Jazzercises
288
Swinging Syncopes
294
Making Your Organ an Orchestra
301
How to Play by Ear
313
You Can Accompany Yourself
320
How to Tape Yourself Seriously
328

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