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Style (Auto-accompaniment) Functions
Owner’s Manual
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Reference
Looking Up Chords Using the Chord Dictionary
The Dictionary function is essentially a built-in “chord book” that shows you the individual notes of chords. It is
ideal when you know the name of a certain chord and want to quickly learn how to play it.
1Press and hold the [MINUS ONE] button
for longer than a second.
2As an example, we’ll learn how to play a
GM7 (G major seventh) chord. Press the
“G” key in the section of the keyboard
labeled “ROOT”. (The note doesn’t
sound.) The root note you set is shown
in the display.
3
Press the “M7” (major seventh) key in
the section of the keyboard labeled
“CHORD TYPE”. (The note doesn’t
sound.) The notes you should play for
the specified chord (root note and chord
type) are shown in the display, both as
notation and in the keyboard diagram.
To call up possible inversions of the chord, press
the [+]/[-] buttons.
4Try playing a chord in the auto accom-
paniment section of the keyboard,
checking the indications in the display.
When you’ve played the chord properly,
a bell sound signals your success and
the chord name in the display flash.
Press the [EXIT] button to return to the MAIN
display.
Hold for longer
than a second.
• About major chords: Simple major chords are usually
indicated only by the root note. For example, “C” refers
to C major. However, when specifying major chords
here, make sure to select “M” (major) after pressing the
root note.
• Be aware that the chord types explained here are the
left-hand notes applied to various styles and different
from the one for the performance assistant technology
feature.
Chord name (root and type)Notation of chord
Individual notes of chord (keyboard)
NOTE
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