Whether you are a person with a musical degree or you just love music it is always a great thing to own a music keyboard at home where you can play music when ever you are in that mood.

so here I will go over some details and interesting facts about music keyboard why it is a great way to express your musical feelings.

I will also try covering some important things which might help you out with information when you are looking to buy your own music keyboard.

Facts about music keyboards and why you should choose it.

  • The keyboard is the easiest instrument for most people to learn how to play on it.
  • The keyboard is one of the top rated instrument in the category of musical instruments.
  • About %70 people around the world know how to play on keyboard (most of them know just a little)
  • It looks like the piano instrument but it is totally different when it comes to play on it, it is a different talent.
  • Most keyboards have a big selection of sampled (recorded) instruments you can choose to play in your song.
  • Pieces which used to play by a lot of people (like Strings) in the ’90’s you can now play by 1 person on a keyboard.
  • There are 2 different kinds of keyboards (1) Arranger Keyboard, (2) Workstation Keyboard, (see below for differences)

There are much more facts and reasons why you should choose to play and buy your music keyboard, but for now ill leave it as is and ill add some more by the next opportunity, so let’s move forward.

What is an Arranger Keyboard

Arranger Music Keyboard

The answer is: just describe it, an Arranger Keyboard is where you can make musical arrangements, beats, styles, sounds, and more, or you can just choose a sound from a lot of different sampled (recorded) instruments to play along with styles and beats programmed on the keyboard.

Arranger Keyboards are mostly used at events by a single musician playing songs using its sounds and backing it with its styles and drums.

There are 2 kinds of Arranger Keyboards.

1) The basic (or cheap) Arranger Keyboard, It usually contains the following,

  • Tens of styles and hundreds of sounds you can choose from to play in your song.
  • A lot of pre-played songs you can listen to when ever you want.
  • Each style contains 2 variations, 2 fill in’s, 1 intro, and 1 ending, so you have the ability to switch around between all of these while you are playing, so it adds some color and freshness to your song.
  • It has the option to plug in a Sustain Pedal If you decide anytime to play the grand piano.
  • There is more but that’s the general basics.

The above is general info on most Basic Arranger Keyboards which will most likely be featuring these when you buy it.

But take in mind there are a lot of different companies making it so not every Arranger Keyboard you see on the market contains all these above features, and as well there are also others which contains more features from the listed above.

2) The advanced Arranger Keyboard, It usually contains the following,

  • Hundreds of styles and thousands of sounds you can choose from to play in your song.
  • A lot of pre-played songs you can listen to when ever you want.
  • Each style contains 4 variations, 4 fill in’s, 3 intros, and 3 endings, so you have the ability to switch around between all of these while you are playing, so it adds some color and freshness to your song.
  • You can create custom styles and fill in’s, intros, endings, the way you like.
  • It features a sequencer option where you can create full arrangements for your compositions.
  • It has many options to perform its sounds starting with a big selection of sound effects and frequencies you can add to the sounds.
  • It has the ability to combine multiple sounds to play at ones.
  • You can record your song on the keyboard as an audio track.
  • And a lot more features the Basic Arranger Keyboard does not have.

The above is general info on most Advanced Arranger Keyboards which will most likely be featuring when you buy it.

But take in mind there are a lot of different companies making it so not every Arranger Keyboard you see on the market contains all these above features, and as well there are also others which contains more features from the listed above.

What is a Workstation Keyboard

Workstation Music Keyboard

A Workstation Keyboard is different than the Arranger Keyboard, it is in a few words – what an Arranger Keyboard gives you automatically – on a Workstation Keyboard you have to do or create by your self, this give you the ability to litterly create anything what is in your mind.

Workstation Keyboards are mostly used with a live band having the ability to create sounds should be heard like real instruments or to make crazy synthesizers sounds.

Normally will these musicians use it with one sound only at a time and will not add drums or styles to it playing along with the band, as a single musician they will rather choose to play on an Arranger Keyboard.

Choosing the right music keyboard

I think by now you should have already a little portion of information about musical keyboards so it will be easier for you to find the right keyboard which will work the best for you.

So if you are a music lover and you just want to play songs and play around with different styles on the keyboard you should rather choose to buy an Arranger Keyboard, but if you love rather to create some realistic sounds and you enjoy the technical part of music you should choose to buy the Workstation Keyboard which allow you to do all these.

Of course there are a lot of different keyboards cheap ones and as well very epensive ones, so i would recommended you to keep a budget in mind while looking around to buy a Keyboard, and sure you should have good luck finding yours quickly!

After buying your Keyboard

Got your keyboard deliverd? just make sure to unbox it safely since most keyboards can be ruined very fast and easiely by droping it so just be carefull.

Read all your instructions for safety use, and read all your user guides that you should get to know your keyboard and its features how to opereate it, and go ahead start to play! dont stop!

So now i wanna wish you all the best and you should have a great music time enjoying your new Keyboard!


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  1. Dear Jack.
    Thank you very much for your fantastic website. It is amazing that you show people where to start and what steps to make towards the right music keyboard choice. I hope more people will know about your website and follow your guidance.
    Kind regards,
    Andrey

    1. Dear Andrey.
      That’s exactly my goal, helping people out expressing their musical feelings that is deeply hidden in every person, i do that with pleasure and there is a lot more to come in the days ahead.

      Thanks for recognizing my work and be blessed!
      Jack

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