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For users who are unfamiliar with chords, this handy chart features common chords for your quick
reference. Since there are many useful chords and many different ways to use them musically, refer to
commercially available chord books for further details.
Changing the Chord Fingering Type
By changing the chord fingering type, you can automatically produce appropriate accompaniment even
if you don't press all of the notes which comprise a chord. Chord fingering type can be changed from:
Following types can be selected, for example.
• Single Finger
This method lets you easily play chords in the accompaniment range of the keyboard using only one,
two or three fingers.
Major chord
Press the root key only.
• AI Full Keyboard
Playing just about anything, anywhere on the keyboard using both hands – like playing the piano –
produces appropriate accompaniment. You don't have to worry about specifying the chords. (Depending
on the song arrangement, AI Full Keyboard may not always produce appropriate accompaniment.)
For other types, refer to the Reference Manual on the website.
Minor chord
Simultaneously press
the root key and a black
key to its left.
★ Indicates the root note.
Minor Seventh
Seventh chord
Minor seventh chord
Simultaneously press
Simultaneously press
the root key and a
the root key and both a
white key to its left.
white and black key to
its left.
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Major Seventh


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