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As far as I know KSP means Kerbal Space Program, but it can also mean K-Series Parts and Keyboard Stereo Panning.


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Why settle for Czerny pablum when there's so much good music to play? That's much more rewarding, and even simple good organ music gets you used to how, in pieces that you'd like to play for others or even just for yourself, the sound and touch and patterns differ from a piano. In particular, arpeggios and broken chords are common in piano from Bach's sons ...


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Organ manuals of one instrument typically have the same number of keys (so the similarity of your separate different keyboards with an organ is mostly optical). Even this "mechanical compatibility" is according to my observation not used for cross-manual spanning action by the same hand. One would simply registrate accordingly or use octave coupling and ...


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Yes, you can connect a microphone to the Yamaha E363. The E363 has an AUX-in that uses a mini-plug. To send a microphone through to the AUX-in you will need a microphone, a mixer or pre-amp, and a cable that fits the output of the mixer or pre-amp and has a mini connector on the other end. The mixer or pre-amp can be a simple and/or inexpensive device, ...


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Lighed keys are unnecessary and counterproductive. For some serious piano learning an 88 key with hammer action is essential. Entry level digital pianos made by Yamaha, Kawai, Casio, Roland, Korg are available, but you have to double the budget. A Casio CDP-S100 is the cheapest option at the 360 Euro price and could run on alkaline batteries. Roland FP10, ...


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In my opinion, you should not consider buying a keyboard with key lights. The lights do not help in any way to learn how to play keyboard. I would even say they distract from learning because your child will only watch the light patterns and try to "catch" the right keys in the right moment. It will not understand the connection between keys and ...


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Your question contains a crucial misunderstanding in the two words piano keyboard The defining feature of a piano keyboard is weighted keys, emulating the hammer mechanism of a real piano. Most teachers recommend learning with weighted keys, because otherwise kids get used to keys which take little-to-no force to press, and this makes it significantly ...


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Its only my opinion, but my observations in the music store are such that they lead me to think the lights on these keyboards serve one purpose, to sell keyboards. I've never known any teachers that use them to teach with, and I've never met anyone that actually learned to play music that way, so in my opinion the lights are a sales gimmick but an effective ...


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A versetto (Italian, mid-1500's) is a very short polyphonic composition, often using imitative entries much more closely spaced than would be found in a motet of that era (Palestrina gives each textual phrase its own block of imitative entries, spaced far enough apart to make at least the first few words comprehensible: "Agnus Dei, qui tol-[jabberwocky ...


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Don't bother with lights. The player will be forever chasing them. In fact, for a few weeks I recommend not trying to read dots either. Just get used to the instrument, what it can do, and have fun. I would hope that pound for pound, a keyboard without lights would have other, better features.Most will have speakers or a headphone port. Buying pre-loved ...


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Without. Point blank. Lights look fun to start with, but a beginner will end up watching them rather than learning to read. Note, you can usually switch them off, so you don't have to choose a keyboard that doesn't have them. I have no recommendations on mobile teaching apps, I've never used them.


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Fingering is a complex problem. Because of their innate anatomical differences, no two musicians will agree on the fingering patterns for the same musical phrase. The best place to start is with the late Rosalyn Tureck's "An Introduction to the Performance of Bach". Her text may be at times daunting and academic, but the effort taken in understanding what ...


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I doubt whether anyone with any musical credibility would be arrogant enough to start rewriting the WTC for beginners to play. In any case, the bars you mention are not the most problematical. Compare the next-to-last bar in the right hand where to play the notes as written you have to play an octave, 9th, and 10th with your 5th finger while holding down ...


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Checklist: How many keys? 61 is definitely not enough. 76 will let you play most things, but not everything. Prokofiev's "Visions fugitives" goes right to the end of an 88 key piano. How close does the key action come to a real piano? Best to ask an experienced player to try it. How close does the sound come to a real piano? On a real piano, if the ...


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What Tim says. But also, in general avoid putting your thumbs on black keys when you're doing stepwise (scale) passages. It's usually awkward. The single universal rule about fingering is to use the fingering that best brings out the music in your mind. The tough part about this is that it isn't always clear what that is, especially when you're a beginner. ...


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