OVER 1 BILLION PEOPLE KNOW THIS CHRISTIAN HYMN. INTRODUCTION In this post I am using a traditional Christmas song, “Silent Night”, to demonstrate, learn and teach the four ways to learn music on the the virtual QB: traditional notation, scale numbers, x/y coordinates, and QGRID locators. Melody and harmony will be presented as: TRADITIONAL NOTATION […]Read More QB CHRISTMAS LEARN TO PLAY “SILENT NIGHT” EASY PEASY
A 5×5 QB (2 octaves) could be a crib to pocket musical toy. The QB could be a gamer tool, a gadget that allows any keyboard function possible–again, size is no problem. The QBs squared grid could be presented as an alternative to the standard computer keyboard.Read More THE QB–MUSICAL TOY? MUSICAL GADGET? NON MUSICAL APP???
Everyone in the world now has access to the newest UBER virtual music keyboard in the universe. Now you have access to my QB teaching method. THESE ARE NEWLY EDITED. QB1 QB2 QB3 QB4 QB4.5 QB5 This isn’t rocket science–HAVE FUN, PLAY.Read More VIRTUAL QB 9X9 KEYPAD + FIRST 6 LESSONS
ZOOM0002TRADITIONAL IMPROVISATION Improvisation is facilitated in all styles of music, especially jazz (a traditional musical art form based on improvisation). The QB provides simple process of applying identical harmonic and melodic patterns from key to key in the cycle of fourths (fifths). ZOOM0002 FREE IMPROVISATION The QB is a 2-D visual as well as […]Read More SERENDIPITY–IMPROVISATION
The QB just makes it easier for two-dimensional (2-D) learners to learn music. I’ve been a musician my entire life (trombone/guitar). After hundreds of hours on the piano keyboard, I was unable to use it, even as a tool. I love the piano and especially the pipe organ. This dilemma, plus modern digital music advancement, […]Read More DISCLAIMER–THE QB DOES NOT PLAY ITSELF
At the moment of inception, when I conceived the QUARTAL BOARD, I had a music keyboard that would relate to the QUARTAL GUITAR. All of the scale and chord, melody and harmony patterns would transfer between the QB and the QG. Then the serendipity began-a list of QB keypad possibilities: 3 key X 3 key […]Read More SERENDIPITY–SIZE
X/Y LOCATION DETERMINES THE LETTER NAME OF THE CHORD–THE PATTERN REMAINS UNIVERSAL FROM KEY TO KEY. THESE X/Y LOCATORS ARE MARKED FOR THE QB 9X9–3rd ROW, 3rd COLUMN.***MASTER Q GRID C MAJ CHORDS Untitled 1Read More QGRID TABLATURE-UNIVERSAL PATTERNS
It is both a logo and the uniform interval key to the QB. The simplest way to display the x/y coordinates for the whole Quartal Board. Cool, huh?Read More QB LOGO-WHAT DO YOU THINK?
BOTH THE INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION AND EDUCATION OF THE QB.Read More THE FIRST COUNTRY THAT ADOPTS THE QB RULES–becomes the virtual world QB campus, and controls:
It works for me. There are ten million great musicians, in the U.S. alone, that couldn’t handle the piano learning curve either.Read More THE QB IS EASIER TO LEARN THAN THE PIANO KEYBOARD