Types of keyboards!

Keyboard instruments are a great invention in music. The newest system of music writing appeared thanks to them. In addition to harpsichord and piano, keys are available on various other instruments. For example, on an accordion, or clavicord.

Electronic keyboards
Instruments such as electric organs or piano are popular with pop bands and jazz musicians. The electric organ or piano is played in the same way as on the usual, but the sound changes. And it turns out like a synthesizer.

Synthesizers create signals that pass through special amplifiers. These signals can make many different sounds.

Electrical organs
Electrical organs were born around the 1920s. In their time, they were a perfect technical innovation and could make a lot of beautiful sounds. The types of organs that in intermissions rose from under the stage and were poured with lights of multiple indicators, gave the audience a lasting impression.

This instrument has the sound of metal strips, which are hit by special hammers associated with keys. On this instrument was created more than one beautiful work. For example, “Dance of the fairy Drage” from the ballet “The Nutcracker.” This dance was written by Tchaikovsky especially for the Celesta.

The accordion is like a small organ, only with a keyboard on the side. To learn how to play keys at this angle, you need abilities.

Church organ
Every concert, or large church organ, often uses a pedal, like a foot keyboard and three to four rows of keyboards. In addition, he still has a number of registers, which the person who plays the organ, chooses the groups of pipes he needs. All these devices are needed because the organs use a large number of pipes that give notes not only of different heights, but also of different timbre sound.

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