Synth 101 - Lesson 2: Types of Synthesis

What are the musical purposes of synthesis? What’s the difference between analog and digital? How do they work? We answer these questions -- and more -- in depth in this slide show. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

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Synth 101 - Lesson 1: What is a Synthesizer?

Synthesizers are enjoying their biggest wave of popularity since they first came onto the mainstream cultural radar in the 1970s and 1980s. Are you wondering what all the fuss is about? Check out the first of a new YamahaSynth series, "Synth 101." You'll learn what a synthesizer is, what makes them different from other kinds of electronic keyboards, different methods of synthesis, and how their various parts work together to let you dial in any sound that might be in your mind's ear. Click the link below to launch the tutorial.

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