Definitions for: Qwerty Keyboard


[n] the standard typewriter keyboard; the keys for Q, W, E, R, T, and Y are the first six from the left on the top row of letter keys



See Also: typewriter keyboard




Famous Quotes Containing Qwerty Keyboard:


The keyboard is my journal.

-- Pharrell Williams (American Musician)

Most of the stuff I learned to play, I learned in high school. I had a band in high school, a jazz-fusion thing, and I was the keyboard player. I was interested in how the instruments worked and the theory behind playing with them.

-- Brian McKnight (American Musician)

You are talking to a man who can only play a plastic keyboard. Give me anything weighted and I've had it. I haven't got the strength in my fingers to push them down. So I don't get a lot of expression on the keyboard.

-- Midge Ure (Scottish Musician)

So in one sense you don't have the classic keyboard player in Yes.

-- Billy Sherwood (American Musician)

I've always been into guitars... we want to put keyboards on, but keyboard players don't look cool onstage, they just keep their heads down. There has never been a cool keyboard player, apart from Elton John.

-- Noel Gallagher (English Musician)

My place in Scotland is in the middle of nowhere, so you've just got a keyboard, guitar, a little drum machine and you know if you can work stuff out like that, if you can hammer out songs that sound good just with those three things and a voice, you're on your way.

-- Jay Kay (English Musician)

I'm starting to play all the melodies with kind of keyboard sound but playing it from the bass guitar.

-- Tom Jenkinson (English Musician)

I got private lessons in keyboard at Julliard, before New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.

-- Bernie Worrell (American Musician)

And I think it's a real challenge to be up there sometimes with only a keyboard if they don't have a grand piano... and to try to win people over that way. It's really hard.

-- Chantal Kreviazuk (Canadian Musician)

Windows 2000 already contains features such as the human discipline component, where the PC can send an electric shock through the keyboard if the human does something that does not please Windows.

-- Bill Gates (American Businessman)

But I find that the keyboard is the complete instrument you know?

-- Mick Ralphs (English Musician)

In the back of my mind was the constant hankering, almost yearning, to write but something always stopped me in my tracks. Or if I did find my way to put a pen to paper or finger on a keyboard I'd give up after a few minutes. I'd find other things to do: Anything but writing.

-- Mary Garden ( -)

When I'm online, I'm alone in a room, tapping on a keyboard, staring at a cathode-ray tube.

-- Clifford Stoll (American Author)

When I'm not at the keyboard, I'm generally reading, practicing tai chi or middle eastern dance, or cooking.

-- Sarah Zettel (American Author)

So, I really don't consider myself a fabulous keyboard player.

-- Geddy Lee (Canadian Musician)

After moving to England I did some recording and eventually formed an English band, this was together for quite a few years with only a keyboard replacement. The band had no name, just my name.

-- Suzi Quatro (American Musician)

At the beginning of this album I discovered the computer and had great fun playing with the thing. And I realized that, not being a good keyboard player, I could write things in very small sections, give them a certain feel and mess about with bends on the keyboard.

-- Midge Ure (Scottish Musician)

Even though there are some great keyboard players on the album, there are a number of songs with no keyboard on them and the backing is all guitar oriented. This is first time I've ever done this actually.

-- Lee Ritenour (American Musician)

What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself.

-- Steve Wozniak (American Businessman)

It's not easy to strap yourself down to a desk and bash on a keyboard when you know you can direct lots of films, because directing films is fun and interactive and gregarious. Writing isn't.

-- Guy Ritchie (British Director)

So I'll set a cycle in motion and pop it into record and I'll lay down a drum pattern, a bass line, a keyboard and guitar part, and once the groove is going I launch into the song and sing my song over the top.

-- Thomas Dolby (English Musician)

But with carefully chosen keyboard macros to activate it, Mass Copy is quick, convenient, and powerful. Most users who have mastered it depend heavily on it. That certainly includes me.

-- Robert Patterson (American -)

When Maurice touched a keyboard, it was like something from a movie, magical. He would always give you something from a movie, and you'd go, what did you just play... immediately inspirational writings, amazing. That's what we're going to miss.

-- Robin Gibb (English Musician)

I'm basically a cocktail jazz kind of pianist. I'll be the first to admit that I'm not a very good keyboard player. People think I think I'm good. I think I'm a very poor piano player.

-- Ray Manzarek (American Musician)

I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.

-- Bill Joy (American Businessman)

Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.

-- Ludwig Wittgenstein (Austrian Philosopher)

I do love using keyboards and I love writing keyboard parts, but I am not a player in the true sense of the word.

-- Geddy Lee (Canadian Musician)

I'm kind of a one-note at a time, one finger keyboard player.

-- Matt Sharp (American Musician)

There's a clip where he had someone miming me running around from keyboard to keyboard. Oh dear, I am sure a lot of people didn't know what he was going on about.

-- Keith Emerson (British Musician)

Time made me change. I gradually woke up to the realization that this is who I am, an author, a public figure, and I couldn't just hide in my study, tapping away at the keyboard and pretend that I didn't have a role to play beyond stringing words together.

-- David Guterson (American Author)

Sometimes I just hit the keyboard in a way I'd like the rhythm of the tracks to sound.

-- Richard D. James (English Musician)

We stuck the record head so it kept on recording over and over on top of itself and played keyboard notes into it to create this ghost repetition melody.

-- Colin Greenwood (British Musician)

The program should know if someone is at the keyboard or joystick or if it is just sitting there idle. It should know if someone is proficient in its use or a novice.

-- Bill Budge (American Businessman)

Think of the press as a great keyboard on which the government can play.

-- Joseph Goebbels (German Politician)

I compose my own stuff. I've been writing songs with words. I've been playing more on the keyboard because I can transpose it to sheet music on the computer.

-- Alicia Witt (American Actress)


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