Reply To: The Amazing Melodica! – Tutorial (fragments )


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b) Swallowing the third sound in a triplet:

Ghost notes

Each of these exercises should be practiced first on one sound with pre-pressed key. This way breathing will be completely responsible for rhythm, swing and accuracy, while the right hand will only turn on the sound. Playing the keyboard requires, of course, complete coordination between breathing and the right hand fingers.
Exercises for achieving coordination between finger movements and breath are based on specifically chosen sound articulation with melodic line composed of these sounds.
In other words:
There is no such thing as ‘just a sound’ on Melodica – its articulation is always concrete as well as its pitch.

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