The CTK 3500 makes learning as simple as ABC. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, Chordana Play connects to the CTK 3500 and teaches you to play in a fun, visual way. Follow the music score or piano roll notation at your own pace, with the app guiding you through each step.
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Choosing an instrument is only the beginning of your musical journey. The next challenge is learning how to play. When you purchase the CTK 3500, you will receive a free downloadable book. Casio have partnered with Rockschool, a (leading music examinations board for rock and pop music), to offer you notable learning resources exclusive to selected Casio instruments. You get to start learning and playing along with the free music book. Learn to play music by Alicia Keys, Coldplay, Ray Charles and many more at your own pace! It's all designed by leading music educators, to encourage progress and keep you motivated.
The addition of the LCD display allows you to view all relevant information regarding your sound and performance - the tempo, tone, chords and the song selection. The beat indicator is useful to help you keep in time with the music as you play. While the fingered chord symbols make it easier to play different chords. What’s more. The Transpose function allows you to play a song in whichever key is needed to accompany other players/singers. The user –friendly design makes learning the keyboard as easy as ABC
Feel the rhythm! In ‘Dance Music’ Mode, keyboard players can create amazing dance tracks and remix them on the spot simply by pressing a range of key combinations. There are 50 modern dance music styles to choose from, including House, Hip-Hop and EDM. Create and recreate your favourite music with the CTK 3500.
Casio understands that technology plays a large part in education, and learning to play the piano is no exception! Now you can connect your smartphone or tablet to your keyboard via an audio cable to unlock a wealth of educational features. You can choose between the 50 included songs on the Chordana Play app, or you can even add your own MIDI files. Chordana will automatically generate a music score from the file, and even detects chords, making it easier than ever to learn the piano.
You can easily select which tracks to play with your right and left hands, or you can assign your right hand to play the melody and your left hand to play the chords. Change the tempo, transpose to an easier key, or even use the AB repeat function to master small parts of the song which you're struggling with. You can even take lessons using the on-screen keyboard and track your progress using a scoring system! Head over to the Casio website for more details.
With 50 built-in songs, you can learn and play in your time. With a range of easy-to-learn songs, such as London Bridge, Silent Night, Jingle Bells and Auld Lang Syne. You can listen, learn and play any time of day. Each song carefully built-in with extra instrument tracks that play along with the main tune, so that you feel that you are playing in a larger ensemble.
The CTK 3500 is equipped with a range of 100 built-in voices that cover a wide range of instruments from grand pianos to saxophones, guitars and trumpets to name but a few. Some of which you can split the voices, so the top half of the keyboard plays a different voice to the bottom - perfect for creating an amazing sense of ensemble playing.
With a range of 100 rhythms, you can explore a combination of bass, drums and other accompanying instruments that change notes when you change chord. The backing tracks volume can be changed independently from the melody volume, with the inclusion of the Fill-In button that provides extra variations.
Casio, in collaboration with Rockschool, are proud to offer a free download of a digital music book with the purchase of selected Casio keyboards. Rockschool and Casio are passionate about learning modern and contemporary music to help develop musicians. Go to the RSL website for more details.