Recommend an economically priced dummy keyboard

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by 18thTomorrow, Jul 28, 2004.

  1. 18thTomorrow macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2004
    Location:
    The Alpha Quadrant
    #1
    Hello,
    I'm a fairly accomplished pianist and my piano teacher recently opened my eyes to the wonders of laying down/stacking tracks on an electronic piano. Now that I have a Garage-Band capable computer, I finally have the stuff I need to get started in earnest. I need to purchase a dummy keyboard for use with GarageBand. All I want is a bare-bones keyboard with midi that I can connect to my iBook. I'll use GarageBand for all of my instruments. Can I get such a thing for less than $100? Please recommend your favorite keyboard and if possible, let me know where you got it.
    Thanks!
    Britt
     
  2. Daveman Deluxe macrumors 68000

    Daveman Deluxe

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2003
    Location:
    Corvallis, Oregon
    #2
  3. 18thTomorrow thread starter macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2004
    Location:
    The Alpha Quadrant
    #3
    well, officially I've been taking lessons for 14 years...however, I didn't really take off until starting with my current teacher 3 years ago. (I was sort of a slacker in my youth :rolleyes: practicing only occured about once a week, so yeah...) My recent studies have included Moonlight Sonata and Beethoven's Sonata Pathetique. My current piece is Clair da Lune by Debussy...a longtime favorite of mine. I'm glad I can finally play it.

    Thanks for the recommendation. Anybody else have experience with this keyboard, or can you recommend another?
     
  4. Harald4 macrumors member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2004
    #4
    Seems like you've invested some time already and some more money?
    Get a big touch-sensitive masterkeyboard with all the midi tricks and learn them...
    Buy a copy of Nicholas Slonimski's "Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns" - Learn a new file every day and come back in ony year!
     

Share This Page