With the 3-Step Lesson System, you can practice built-in tunes
and SMF data you download over the Internet, and even plot
your progress according to the evaluation points the keyboard
• See "Expanding the Selections in the Song Bank Tunes"
on page E-47 for information about the SMF data you
download over the Internet.
• See "Using a Memory Card" on page E-51 for information
about using the SMF data from a memory card for
The 3-step lesson feature takes you through the three distinct
steps described below to help you learn to play tunes on the
Step 1 – Master the timing.
Step 2 – Master the notes.
Step 3 – Play at normal speed.
3-Step Lesson lets you practice the right-hand part, left-hand
part, or the parts for both hands.
Display Contents During 3-step
Whenever you select an Auto Accompaniment tune for 3-
step lesson play, the on-screen keyboard guide and staff
notation shows the note you should play and its length. The
on-screen keyboard guide also shows the notes you play on
the keyboard. The following describes the information that
appears on the display.
The key you should press lights on the on-screen keyboard
guide, while the actual pitch of the note appears in the
display's staff notation area. The fingers you should use to
play the notes are also shown on the display.
The key stays lit on the on-screen keyboard guide for as long
as the note should be sustained. The staff notation and
fingerings also remain on the display for the length of the
An on-screen keyboard guide key flashes to indicate the next
note to be played, while a number appears on the display
near the finger you should use to play the next note.
Series of Same Pitch Notes
The on-screen keyboard guide key turns off momentarily
between the notes, and lights again for each successive note.
The staff notation and fingerings also turn off and back on
Example: When play requires pressing keys with fingers
3, 2, and then 1
• Note length is not indicated when you are using two-
hand tunes with 3-step lesson Steps 1 and 2. As soon
as you press a key that is lit on the on-screen keyboard
guide, it goes out and the next key you need to press
starts to flash.
• Note length is indicated by the on-screen keyboard guide
when you use two-hand tunes with Step 3. In this case,
the next key to be pressed does not flash when you
press a lit key.
• During Step 3, the next finger number does not appear
on the display. Only the current finger number is shown.
3-step Lesson Tempo Setting
Use the procedure under "Adjusting the Tempo" on page
E-21 to adjust the tempo for 3-step lesson play.
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