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Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by Albunea @ 8 minutes 5 seconds ago

Originally Posted By bennevisOriginally Posted By Albunea I don't understand that part, Qazsedcft. I wouldn't worry about finger-switching until you are well into intermediate standard (and can play e.g. Für Elise very well), and have mastered le
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by bennevis @ 9 minutes 54 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Albunea I don't understand that part, Qazsedcft. I wouldn't worry about finger-switching until you are well into intermediate standard (and can play e.g. Für Elise very well), and have mastered legato pedaling, not to mention
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by Albunea @ 17 minutes 45 seconds ago

Ah, thank you, Ralphiano. Looks like you have a nice pack of books! Originally Posted By Qazsedcft - Consider finger switching too (switching to a different finger while still holding down the note). I don't understand that part, Qazsedcft.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Repertoire advice for diploma by bennevis @ 25 minutes 45 seconds ago

Originally Posted By MusicDoc I was hoping to get some repertoire advice - I want to focus on music from the classical period and wanted to hear if anybody had ideas about something that would be challenging yet rewarding. I have been thinking of lea
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: No line-in input: recording question by Stephano @ 28 minutes 2 seconds ago

Originally Posted By DeskDesignOriginally Posted By StephanoIs the link I posted in my previous post the product you said would be okay? Please let me know. Yes that's the one. I am worried about built quality though (monitor switch and usb socket -
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Does your teaching "end"? by bennevis @ 42 minutes 59 seconds ago

During the years when I was having lessons from a peripatetic teacher at my boarding school, I had no lessons during the summer vacation, because the school was closed. I used the opportunity (when back home with my parents) to learn and play all so
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: lessons on the principles of Raymond Thiberge by attaboy @ 46 minutes 18 seconds ago

Originally Posted By keystringQuote:Let me think about it awhile and get back to you. Well, I do look forward to when you've done your thinking, and what your ideas will be. I've done some guessing based on an excerpt from a martial arts person quo
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano World users' opinions of Casio Grand Hybrid? by peterws @ 54 minutes 55 seconds ago

Nearest I got was a Roland LX17. Sounded so much like an acoustic I wondered why they bothered making it. . . Had to get out o there rapid. . .
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Interval Ear Training by Qazsedcft @ 56 minutes 12 seconds ago

I prefer this one because it gives you more choices in case you're not familiar with some of the tunes: http://www.earmaster.com/products/free-tools/interval-song-chart-generator.html
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by Qazsedcft @ Today at 03:00 PM

Originally Posted By Ralphiano"What fingering right here will set me up to successfully play the next note(s)?" On simple pieces this is generally a good choice but sometimes you need to consider other things. Sometimes my teacher suggest
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Nerves and reading errors by prout @ Today at 02:52 PM

Originally Posted By ee375 Quote:You are assuming that all pianists remain completely still while playing. This is not the case. I would think there would be major difficulty in designing an algorithm that would compensate for and discriminate betwee
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Changing studio policy and lesson fees by Arghhh @ Today at 02:50 PM

I've now finished my second year of teaching and am looking to revise my studio policy for next year. There are three items that are prompting these changes. 1. First off, I now have a home to teach out of and would like to teach from home and onl
Piano Photo Gallery - Pictures of Pianos
Jump to new posts Re: Plate Frame cracks on old Bechstein by anrpiano @ Today at 02:44 PM

No, not a death knell. I have used lock & stitch a number of times to repair this kind of a crack and after many years have never had a problem with any of the repairs.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano World users' opinions of Casio Grand Hybrid? by Dave Ferris @ Today at 02:35 PM

Originally Posted By Rich GalassiniFirst, I think it is the best thing Casio has ever made. That said, it is not up to snuff with the Yamaha hybrid technology... yet. Totally agree. The Casio is very nice but when I played the AvantGrand N2, which
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2016 by SwissMS @ Today at 02:29 PM

Husbands come first, especially on their birthday! And, dealing with a sick child is always difficult. It is great that you managed to get to the piano at all! Hopefully today is better for you!
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By RonTunerThings get complicated in the bass section. I've found while seeking the 'least bad' place to leave an octave, that the loudest partial match isn't always the best guide... I think it is a combination of many beats and b
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Does your teaching "end"? by Arghhh @ Today at 02:12 PM

I give my students the option in the summer for lessons on a per-lesson basis, or a couple group lessons. The group lessons are especially recommended for the younger students if they're not taking lessons so they don't forget all of what they've le
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Repertoire advice for diploma by MusicDoc @ Today at 02:11 PM

Finally, I played my FTCL exam again, and although I am waiting for the results (should be a few more weeks) I am pretty confident I passed, and more importantly, was just very happy with how I played! I took the advice of people on this forum, spen
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By erichlof... ... I've tried it from Acrosonics to Steinways and it does the job nicely. .... That's surprising. For me it works fine with large grands which have trichords with plain strings at C#3 on the treble bridge. But
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by Ralphiano @ Today at 01:52 PM

Originally Posted By AlbuneaWhat is a simple piece for you, Ralphiano? I started at the same time as you, but my simple pieces come with the fingering, all of it in Thompson, the fundamental in Bastien and Joy of First Year... They are simple but sti
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Did I buy what I thought I did? by michaelha @ Today at 01:41 PM

Originally Posted By ebonykawaiOriginally Posted By Rich GalassiniIn Samick pianos the first two letters of the serial number represent the year the piano built (This works until the year 2000 - and there are a few anomalies). So H = 8 and G = 7. Th
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by Ralphiano @ Today at 01:33 PM

Yesterday, I had a VERY nice day. I'm one year into self-taught piano, and, have recently undertaken the RCM Piano Odyssey series, mainly for the purpose of getting a measure of how far I have progressed. If I can play the Level 1 Repertoire and Etu
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha DGX 650 and Casio PX 860?? by gabrield @ Today at 01:27 PM

DGX 650 has a lot of features that will give you enough to have fun with it. On other hand you can find the Yamaha P 105 less distractive and focus only on learning while having strong features like rhythms and other instruments.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by Albunea @ Today at 01:08 PM

What is a simple piece for you, Ralphiano? I started at the same time as you, but my simple pieces come with the fingering, all of it in Thompson, the fundamental in Bastien and Joy of First Year... They are simple but still challenging for me. I am
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By terminaldegreeSome regular Webers can be outfitted with them, too, Carey. Got to try one at NAMM this year. Have you had the chance to try an AW piano? It's been about three years since I've played one. One of our local dealer
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