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Good list of music suitable for a 45-key clavichord such as ZHI's KOS?

Not really a good answer, but what I found is better than the nothing else obtained so far. Some questionably-looking PDF sheet music retailers have the range for some of the piano pieces they offer, ...
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I’ve been playing guitar for about a year, and learning music production and attempting keyboard and violin

I'm not a pro musician, but I went through a path similar to yours, I was basically secluded in my room. Music theory per-se is not in itself what gives you the ability to compose music. It is rather ...
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I’ve been playing guitar for about a year, and learning music production and attempting keyboard and violin

I think the key problem is 'on your own'. Music is by its very nature something to be shared - both by listener and performer. And since (it appears) you've been learning in isolation (not counting ...
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starting point for keyboard spread voicing

A left-field answer from possibly the worst keyboard player on this stack… After a while you kind of 'forget' what each note is & what job it's doing, you just no longer need to keep all this ...
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starting point for keyboard spread voicing

Learn all the chords in close position first. Start with the triads - major and minor. Then move on to the 7ths - m7, ▵7, M7, m7♭5, diminished. Learn them by note names, or if that's impossible, by ...
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Bought a sustain pedal for my keyboard, notes don't fade out as fast as I expect when I raise the pedal. Deficiency of the pedal or of my playing?

The M-Audio SP-2 is a simple on/off switch, there is no in-between. You also need to check that the polarity of the foot pedal matches what your keyboard expects. There is a little slide switch ...
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Bought a sustain pedal for my keyboard, notes don't fade out as fast as I expect when I raise the pedal. Deficiency of the pedal or of my playing?

For starters, the simple pedals are rather like a bell push on your front door. Either on or off. The other sort will have a stereo 1/4" jack instead of the others' mono jacks. It's quite ...
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