and Synthesizers are making a come back in the music
industry and having the right equipment is
important. Check out the top brands at Music
Products Central. Brands such as
Arranger, Casio, Yamaha, Korg and Alesis.
There are many different
brands of pure electronic keyboards on the market at
various different price points. Casio tends to
specialize in the casual enthusiast keyboarder while
Korg and Kurzweil are for more professional use.
For best performance, a MIDI signals keyboard is
what you will want to select. MIDI is the
standard format for digital electronic instruments.
Created in the 1960's, A
synthesizer produces sounds using different
frequencies by generating signals that are
electronic. The usefulness of a good
synthesizer is to mimic sounds for many different
instruments. Synthesizers are often controlled
by a piano style keyboard or have a keyboard built
right in. The following are the most popular
brands for electronic synthesizers.
Keyboard amplifiers are
different then other types of amps. They are
used to amplify synthesizers or stage pianos via a
wide frequency range. This includes low bass
notes to very high pitches. So a keyboard amp
will require a deep bass speaker to gather the
range. Keyboard amplifiers tend to have the
tone controls built in so make sure you get a true
keyboard amp for use with a keyboard. Not any
amp will do.
This free reed
instrument called the accordion was invented in the
early 1800's. This box-shaped instrument
of is at times called a squeezebox It is
proper to call someone who plays one an
accordionist. The advantage of an
accordian is that one person can play what is
essentially multiple instruments in one unit.