Keyboard Playing by hearing (KBPH).
Normal keys and sharp keys - Melody and chords – differentiation - Playing simple songs with melody alone – Chord – basics and types – Shortcut methods for playing chords – Formulae for various types of chords – Melody, Harmony and chord relationship - Harmonizing a song.
UNIT III and UNIT IV
Indian music – Basic swaras – Carnatic swaras and Western notes – comparison – Layout of a Keyboard with Indian notes - Fast playing of notes by hearing with Western and Indian notes – Ragas – basics and classification – commonly used ragas in songs - Practicing ragas in the keyboard.
Taalam in Carnatic music – Western rhythm – differences and similarities - Rhythm styles and patterns in Carnatic music - Basic knowledge of instruments of the band and the orchestra - Keyboard functions - power, volume, tones/instruments/voices, beats/styles, rhythm section, tempo - Keyboard sequencer - simple songs by repeated hearing - Composing songs with hearing technology.