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I think you have more than one problem here. The first problem is that non-weighted keys are not designed to be played in any way except fully-on or fully-off. It's a design that comes from church organs and has followed on through other organ designs. You can try to train your fingers to do this, but it's not going to be as successful. The second problem ...


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Spring action keyboards can be difficult for getting a good feel and dynamics. I looked at an online manual for your keyboard and found something that might help you. On page 52 of the manual there is a section called “Changing the touch response of the keyboard”. There are 4 settings but “fixed” is useless unless you want all the notes to be the same volume....


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Far and away the best way to start is to find a good local piano or keyboard teacher who can guide and instruct you. They can give you far better guidance and instruction than anything you can get from this forum, YouTube videos or books.


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The consensus here on SE MP&T is... Go for it! Among the various questions and answers linked here, you'll find a wide variety of viewpoints: encouragement, pitfalls, concerns, and so forth, but in general, you will find that the broad feeling across the site is "Yes, you can. Go for it." NOTE: It's not always obvious from the title, but age is ...


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Option 1: Hand position The first thing I would look at is your hand position. Since we generally play with our fingers toward the edges of the white keys, it's tempting to twist at the wrist to bring the thumb closer to the F#. Ouch! position Instead, shift your hand away from you. That will bring your thumb closer to the F# without pulling your other ...


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We walk in straight rhythm and skip in swing rhythm. When we walk the sound of our feet goes: LEFT (wait) RIGHT (wait) LEFT (wait) RIGHT (wait) The 'waits' get shorter when we walk more quickly. When we skip (I mean without a rope) our feet go: LEFT (wait) left RIGHT (wait) right LEFT (wait) left RIGHT (wait) right I've written the loudest sounds in ...


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