TECHPLUS Magazine 2003 Issue 4

TECHPLUS 2003 4 CONTENTS

CONTENTS

KEYBOARD CAVALCADE FESTIVAL
The Blackpool extravaganza took place recently and was enjoyed by hundreds of like-minded keyboard and organ enthusiasts. Lillian Boucher went along to soak up the atmosphere (as well as the rain!). Here’s the story…

DIMINISHED-RESPONSIBILITY
Do you always leave out the Diminished chords? If so, help is on hand to solve the mystery.

REVIEW TECHNICS KN2600
Technics recently introduced two brand new keyboards to its product range – the KN2400 and KN2600.

Here, Neil Barkus takes a close up look at the KN2600 and gives it the thumbs up.

AUTO PLAY-CHORD
It may sound like basic stuff, but who knows ­maybe there’s a thing or two you never knew about Auto Play Chord.

LONDON COLLEGE OF MUSIC EXAMS – PART 1
in the first of a 3 part series, Janet Dowsett gives us an insight into keyboard and organ exams with the London College of Music.

ENHANCE YOUR MUSIC-MAKING WITH MIDI FILES – 3
In the last of this series, Bill Habets looks at how MIDI files can be used to create your very own sheet music.

COMPOSE YOURSELF-BOOGIE ON DOWN
In the first part of a brand new series, Peter Hayward explores the world of the Boogie Woogie style.

CLIFF RICHARD SUMMER HOLIDAY
An appropriate song for the summer season by Cliff Richard.

I GOTTA GAL MUSIC AND LYRICS BY GORDON CAMPBELL

TAKING NOTES-CONTROL YOURSELF
This month, Phil Leader explores the possibilities of After Touch.

BAND IN A BOX
If you’re looking for a good introduction to computer music, then Band in a Box is a fantastic piece of software to use. Find out exactly what it does here.

NEWS UPDATE
A round-up of the latest news including information on the new Technics instruments just launched.