Nord Speedy Tutorial Series
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Nord Speedy Tutorial Series


Welcome to Speedy Tutorials - a series of short tutorial videos for the Nord Keyboards range. Each 60-second video is designed to answer specific frequently asked questions and to provide helpful tips for users.



The #SpeedyTutorials are designed and produced by our Nord specialist Rob Wallace. We encourage you to submit requests for future videos!  Below you'll find links to almost 200 Speedy Tutorials that span across multiple Nord products, as well as insight into the Nord Sound Manager Software.


Simply find the Nord product you're looking for below and follow the link to the dedicated Speedy Tutorial product page.  You can also find dedicated Nord playlists over on our YouTube Channel. Thanks for watching!



Nord Piano 5


The latest edition of the award-winning Piano series is equipped with dual piano engines, dual sample synths and twice the memory of the previous generation.

With the combination of a premium Triple Sensor keybed and our exclusive Virtual Hammer Action Technology, the portable Nord Piano 5 delivers an exceptional playing experience.


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Nord Wave 2


The Nord Wave 2 is a powerful 4-part performance synthesizer combining Virtual Analog synthesis, Samples, FM and Wavetable with an intuitive layer-focused interface.


With 48 voice polyphony, innovative performance features and hands-on controls, the Nord Wave 2 offers outstanding sonic possibilities with advanced layering and tweaking on the fly.


Fancy going in-depth with the Wave 2 and discovering everything it has to offer? We have a fantastic blog for that right here!


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Nord Grand


The Nord Grand features a premium weighted keybed with advanced triple sensors that capture the movements of the hammers with exceptional precision, delivering the smooth and natural feel of an acoustic grand piano. 


Incorporating award-winning performance features and hands-on user interface the lightweight Nord Grand not only provides an extraordinary playing experience, but is also an elegant new approach to the stage piano series.


Listen to the amazing singer-songwriter Eleni Drake perform at BBC Music Introducing 2019 on the Nord Grand below. 


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Nord Stage 3


The Nord Stage 3 is the fifth generation of Nords successful Stage series and continuing their vision of the ultimate instrument for the performing musician.


The outstanding flagship instrument features award-winning technologies including the Nord Lead A1 Synth Engine with sample playback, acclaimed Nord C2D organ, a greatly enhanced Piano Section and extensive hands-on Effects - all in one exceptional performance keyboard.


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Nord Electro 6


The Nord Electro 6 combines award-winning emulations of vintage electro-mechanical and acoustic instruments in an ultra-portable package.


With 3 independent sound sections, a streamlined user interface and the addition of Seamless Transitions, Nord presents the most powerful and flexible Electro ever - a refined modern classic.


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Nord Lead 4


The Nord Lead 4 performance synthersizer continues Clavia Nord's pedigree of producing workhorse synthesizers built for performing musicians. 


With innovative new performance features, advanced layering and synchronization possibilities, new filter types and on-board effects, the Nord Lead 4 is a synthesizer dream come true. 


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Nord Lead A1


The Nord Lead A1 is a stunning-sounding synthesizer with a simplified yet hugely powerful front panel interface.


Producing stand-out sounds for live or for the studio, the Lead A1 is ideal for all musical genres. Thanks to its carefully thought-out user interface, the Lead A1 encourages experimentation, allows for far speedier programming than would otherwise be possible, and ultimately delivers sensational sonic results.


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Nord Sound Manager


The Nord Sound Manager is a free desktop application that allows you to totally customise the contents of your Nord keyboard and opens it up to the world of free Sample downloads!


Originally designed as a Librarian to help you organise your Programs, it has developed into handling Piano and Sample transfer too, allowing you to remove Samples you don’t want and to add Samples you do want.


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Nord Piano 4


The fourth generation of Nords award-winning Piano series combines greatly expanded voice polyphony, a premium Triple Sensor keybed and their acclaimed Virtual Hammer Action Technology for the ultimate piano experience.


The Nord Piano 4 also includes brilliant new performance features like Seamless Transitions, dedicated Piano Filters and Split Point Crossfades delivering a live focused keyboard with exceptional piano feel.


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Nord Drum 3P


The super compact new Nord Drum 3P combines stunning playability with unlimited sound design possibilities! New features include integrated multi-pad, Reverb and Delay effects, a simplified sound selection mode and new Sound Banks for quickly creating custom kits on the fly.


Fancy seeing the Nord Drum 3P in action? Check out this fantastic live video with English progressive rock drummer Gavin Harrison! 


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Nord Piano 3


With outstanding keyboard technology, improved grand weighted action and expanded memory for the exclusive Nord Piano Library - the Nord Piano 3 takes piano feel and realism to a new level.

The new Virtual Hammer Action Technology simulates the movement of the hammers in a Grand Piano, capturing the characteristics with exceptional dynamics and a breathtaking level of authenticity.


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Nord Stage 2 EX


The Nord Stage 2 EX updates Nords flagship instrument line with 1 GB memory for the Nord Piano Library and a new ultra-lightweight Hammer Action Portable HP76 model.


The outstanding Factory Bank features 5 Grand Pianos, 7 Upright Pianos, 11 Electric Pianos, Clavinet, Harpsichords and a vastly improved Nord Sample Library selection including great new Strings, Choir and Folk instruments.


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Nord Electro 5


Since its introduction in 2001, the Nord Electro has been the natural choice for musicians in need of authentic emulations of classical electro-mechanical and acoustic instruments in a portable and easy-to-use package.


With greatly expanded memory, the added ability to split and layer and a live focused program section, the new Nord Electro 5 is a highly refined, focused yet flexible stage keyboard.


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So there you have it! Thank you for your support in watching our Speedy Tutorial series and please do contact us if you have any requests or questions surrounding the Nord Keyboard range. 

Enjoy further Nord content just below and please check out our Nord brand page right here. Thanks! 

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