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What Is The Melodica – Also Known As The Wind Piano

According to encyclopedias, the Melodica is a portable musical instrument that has common features with the harmonica, but also includes a keyboard. The tone of the melodica is quite thin and reedy, at times reminiscent of the oboe. It can be described as a freeContinue readingWhat Is The Melodica – Also Known As The Wind Piano

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How About Musical Instruments – What To Play And How To Play

The five major types of musical instruments are percussion, woodwinds, brass, strings and various keyboard instruments, some of which are electronic. In addition, the human voice is considered a separate musical instrument. Most of the instrument types besides the electronic ones revert to before theContinue readingHow About Musical Instruments – What To Play And How To Play

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How Is The Hammond Organ – One Of The Most Influential Keyboard Instruments In Contemporary Music

I would like to argue that the Hammond organ has made a significant influence on contemporary music over the past seven to eight decades. I also think that the influence is most evident in jazz, blues and rock music in the 60s and 70s whenContinue readingHow Is The Hammond Organ – One Of The Most Influential Keyboard Instruments In Contemporary Music

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What Is The MIDI Keyboard – A Musical Instrument Or Remote Control

I know there are many ordinary piano players and probably many keyboardists too having trouble giving a conclusive answer to the question; What is MIDI and what is the MIDI keyboard? Most have heard of MIDI and about the MIDI keyboard, but not everyone knowsContinue readingWhat Is The MIDI Keyboard – A Musical Instrument Or Remote Control

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How About The Piano And Keyboard – Which One To Choose To Play

Have you ever thought; How about the piano and keyboard, and which one to choose to play? I would prefer to say the so-called keyboard because “keyboard” is used as a common term on many instruments played with keys. In the music terminology keyboard actuallyContinue readingHow About The Piano And Keyboard – Which One To Choose To Play

The Musical Keyboard – A Very Playful Musical Instrument

The musical keyboard is an electronic or digital musical instrument best described as a synthesizer with a built-in power amplifier and a pair of speakers. The electronic keyboard recreates a wide range of instrument sounds like piano, organ, strings and wind instruments. In this article,Continue readingThe Musical Keyboard – A Very Playful Musical Instrument