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Jump to new posts Re: Enhanced Tuning Stability: Real or Coincidental? by rxd @ 3 minutes 54 seconds ago

While individual strings stayin put forms a good part of a piano staying in tune, this is about a more gestalt aspect of tuning whereby a few successive tunings by the same tuner will cause all sections of the piano to stay in close relationship to e
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Yelp reliable for evaluating piano stores? by Rank Piano Amateur @ 4 minutes 32 seconds ago

I think that caution is mandated when using non-juried on line reviews of anything, not just piano stores. There are some sites that might contain reviews that are potentially useful (for example, the knot.com for wedding stuff) but the information
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: CMP Grand app for Ipad, Bechstein update worth the money? by Digitalguy @ 6 minutes 41 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: spanishbuddhaAll the iPad piano apps, and I include GarageBand in that, are fun to play around with, but the sound is way behind that of the built in sounds on most DP's and so too that of VST's. The price is relatively low thou
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Yelp reliable for evaluating piano stores? by terminaldegree @ 7 minutes 1 second ago

Originally Posted By: phantomFiveThis is what I think about whenever I think of online ratings: The day is still early here, phantomFive, but that will undoubtedly be the funniest thing I've read all day! Bravo...
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Guide to skills level by BrianDX @ 13 minutes 7 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: GemgemAs a one year only, older piano learner, I am not taking exams and probably never will. I found this site useful as a guide to what level I am at: www.st-cecilia.com.au Go into the examination tab at the top and it gives
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: OT - Going Hiking by TrapperJohn @ 33 minutes 6 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: StubbieSam's boots were made for walkin' Appalachian Trail, they said So that's just what they did Now play your piano again.* Congrats! * Apologies to Nancy Sinatra No - Nancy should apologize to music lovers everywhere
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Experienced pianist: digital piano to "replace" grand by dire tonic @ 34 minutes 9 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: bennevisThe V is almost infinitely tweakable, ALL software libraries, both sampled and modelled are 'infinitely' tweakable and hype-able via the signal processors (filters, envelopes, EQs, compressors, gates, reverbs, stereo ima
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: The New custom-modded VPC1 by RavenworksDesign! by Pete14 @ 37 minutes 42 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: dewsterOriginally Posted By: emeneltonWere the counterweights not part go the original? The Kawai picture for the RM3 specifically notes a counterweight: No clue if they're made of the wrong element, have the wrong mass, o
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Silly video - Easy Beans from Ben Crosland by Nikolas @ Today at 07:36 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQI7IXjGSS0 It's silly and Ben's calling me "his crazy publisher"! Perhaps he's right... :P What can I say? Anyhow... enjoy!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By: dire tonic From ~3:20, for example, the lower middle RH, particularly where we hear single-notes, is a give away. I've played quite a few acoustic pianos whose mid range sound exactly like that (BTW, I'm listening via the sa
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Trill technique question by Derulux @ Today at 07:31 AM

Originally Posted By: wouter79Usually 2 and 3 are so close together in a trill that even large forearm rotation would not give any finger motion. It seems to me ineffective use of muscles to do fast 'micro rotation' of forearm for 2-3-trill. Therefo
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Thanks for your responses. Yes, I think it was the right decision and I will surely post some pictures and yt-video of our new quintett, once it has arrived. Honestly speaking, I was not so much impressed of almost all the second hand S&S whic
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Clarifying arm weight technique by Nahum @ Today at 07:19 AM

Originally Posted By: TheHappyPianoMuse For six months, three to four hours a day ... I practiced a series of thirds .... c & e .... then up two octaves to c & e ... then up to adjacent to d& f and back down to octave to d & F
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: I just bought a Casio PX-780 by fizikisto @ Today at 07:18 AM

Rozzok According to the specs, the px-780 has a line in, so it should be possible to play the sounds from the computer via the piano's speakers.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
You've linked to that performance before. I'm impressed with both the performance and the quality of the recording but while I think the V-piano sounds very good here, to my ears its unexceptional as a simulation. From ~3:20, for example, the lower
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By: dire tonicAnd if the OP is still weighing up his alternatives, he should give serious consideration to something like this - both expressive AND convincing (search the page for Shaun Choo if it doesn't automatically jump there)
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By: dire tonicOriginally Posted By: toddyYes - it's interesting to hear these V-Piano examples. As usual with the Roland V, you get to hear a quite characteristic quality which could be described (of course, crudely) with words lik
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Guide to skills level by Ataru074 @ Today at 06:55 AM

Magrath's guide is excellent for beginners and a lot of adult beginners that for a reason or another aren't able to technically improve in a short amount of time, providing a huge amount of pieces that can be performed, by an even bigger amount of au
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: forum extremely slow? by casinitaly @ Today at 06:55 AM

Ok, now that I understand that adblocker needs some help with picking what to block, (thanks UKIkarus!) I have blocked Hailun pianos and the site is loading properly. Sorry Hailun!
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Jump to new posts Re: forum extremely slow? by UKIkarus @ Today at 06:44 AM

Sorry for double posting, Could I ask a favour from those of you having issues with the know-how, using either chrome or firefox? please hit F12 to bring up the developer panel like so. (this is firefox but chrome should be similar) Click on the
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Jump to new posts Re: Lester Betsy Ross Spinet- worth? by LarryShone @ Today at 06:43 AM

I had never heard of Lester Betsy, odd name, then I found a site with lots of queries about them! Big name in America I guess!
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Pearl River vs. Samick by LarryShone @ Today at 06:39 AM

Seems odd to have narrowed the choice down to two pianos that you havent actually heard yet!
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Jump to new posts Re: Lester Betsy Ross Spinet- worth? by Rich Galassini @ Today at 06:35 AM

Originally Posted By: cobalt60Thanks for the replies. I think the keytops are one piece if memory recalls. Yes. They were called a "waterfall" design because instead of having the traditional overhand the piano key's edge looked like wate
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By: toddyYes - it's interesting to hear these V-Piano examples. As usual with the Roland V, you get to hear a quite characteristic quality which could be described (of course, crudely) with words like this: Detailed and expressive
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Trill technique question by wouter79 @ Today at 05:58 AM

Usually 2 and 3 are so close together in a trill that even large forearm rotation would not give any finger motion. It seems to me ineffective use of muscles to do fast 'micro rotation' of forearm for 2-3-trill. Therefore I think it should not be us
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