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Jump to new posts Re: How do YOU count? (when practicing) by Jusca @ Today at 01:50 AM

I'd count it the second way. 1 2 & 3 & | 1 2 3 If the measures had more syncopation, I'd count every beat to get a feeling of where every beat was. (A little off topic...It took me a minute to notice that the music was Minuet in G which I
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2:1 Octaves in the high treble by rxd @ Today at 01:44 AM

Just a few thoughts in general. As tuners, we are servants of the community of musicians. There have been official meetings between tuners and musicians performing at the highest level to establish practical matters such as pitch parameters and tem
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: A new clip of Don Pullen in action by T E Bekken @ Today at 01:42 AM

He was magnificent. And George Adams too.
Piano Forum
I'd just to flavor the discussion a bit. I get Norbert's point that the high-quality Yamaha and Kawai concert grands (CFX, EX) are far different pianos than some of the others in the model line-up of these two makers. I think, however, his push o
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Why don't laminated soudboards... by michaelha @ Today at 01:33 AM

Originally Posted By: MarkarianDo you guys think that the demand for pianos will sadly not outpace the demand for spruce, given that pianos are no longer the centerpiece of American homes? I know piano ownership is on the rise in certain sectors, but
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: piano keyboard heater? by BruceD @ Today at 01:32 AM

Originally Posted By: gooddog75 degrees F? That's awfully warm! I would be very uncomfortable in your home. (We keep our thermostat at 67 during the day and 62 at night). Your heating bills must be astronomical. Since your room is so hot, I don't thi
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: How do YOU count? by TheHappyPianoMuse @ Today at 01:23 AM

Originally Posted By: NahumThe true purpose of counting is that it indicates in what part of measure we are. Absolutely. There is an innate "pulse" in each of the basic time signatures. For example ... 4/4 is strong-weak-medium-weak
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Building a piano by hand by kpembrook @ Today at 12:57 AM

Originally Posted By: Dale FoxOriginally Posted By: kpembrookOriginally Posted By: Dale FoxOriginally Posted By: kpembrookOriginally Posted By: David Jenson'Seems to me one of the biggest hurdles would be to get iron smelting and casting equipment in
Piano Forum
I have a great, and permanent solution to this problem...that I best keep to myself.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: How do YOU count? by Nahum @ Today at 12:37 AM

Originally Posted By: BDBAfter years of practice, I almost never count any longer. What I have done is learn rhythms, instead. We are talking about the beginner .Originally Posted By: JohnSprung [quote] The purpose of counting is to have a constant
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: I'd like to teach but not sure where to start.. by TheHappyPianoMuse @ Today at 12:33 AM

Originally Posted By: Peter K. MosePianostudent 88 asks a reasonable question: why do I maintain that Jane should charge a lesser fee at first, or teach for free? Jane can charge whatever she wishes, but clearly she deems herself at most a tentativ
Adult Beginners Forum
Hey Jazzpig, are you kidding me?!!! Not too many start later in life than me. LOL. And here I am, an old guy with lots of gigs. Didn't touch a piano until age 47. I worked really hard at it to prove that it can be done. Now I'm no hotshot but now
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Just Tuned a 1968 Cable Nelson Spinet by Paul678 @ Today at 12:15 AM

Originally Posted By: DavepostThese Cable Nelsons were a great design. I have tuned them as old as 1939. I tuned two recently which were 120 to 160 cents low. Got them up in about an hour, but my blood pressure went up. On the old ones, I find the
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Enhanced Tuning Stability: Real or Coincidental? by TunerJeff @ Today at 12:00 AM

Stability comes with practice....lots and lots of practice and experience in the field. There is a 'feel' to the set of a properly positioned pin that is damn near impossible to express. I just returned to a piano that I last tuned 3 years ago, a Ya
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tuning in the dry winter - raise up to 440 or leave flat? by Gerry Johnston @ Yesterday at 11:50 PM

Originally Posted By: Bill Bremmer RPTGerry, I am sorry and apologize for your perception that I criticize everyone who does not use the same methods as I do. That, is however not true. I have always said that technicians need to find methods that
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: OT - Going Hiking by mom3gram @ Yesterday at 11:44 PM

Congratulations again, Sam. Glad you made it back home for Christmas. You are an inspiration to us all.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
All pianos come out of the factory sharp, sometimes very. If they can be kept sharp in the store, this is a good start to stability. Let them lose pitch by themselves. Tuners of old used to say never tune downward, always tune upward, meaning the gen
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
@EPW- Thanks for the link man, checking it out now!
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Your biggest issue when trying out online piano courses? by brucepiano @ Yesterday at 11:32 PM

Originally Posted By: Jytte... I'm sure there are some very good options online (in fact I know so), but FINDING the right one for you can be very very difficult. I 'sniffed' at a lot of online courses, making it a point to find people who'd actually
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: First time digital piano buyer needs help by Covfam73 @ Yesterday at 11:24 PM

My wife and i went and saw a few digital pianos and she brought some of her music so that we could get a feel for a variety of music, one place has the casio celviano and kawai cn34 but nothing else because they mostly specialized in skool children
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Beginner Here and No Idea Where to Start by Hugh Sung @ Yesterday at 11:09 PM

Originally Posted By: FacingSunsetsThanks so much for replying, guys! @David51: Sadly, my college is more focused on the sciences and medicine. So there aren't any music-related courses available. @Cobra1365: There is a music org hanging around campu
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
try kvraudio forums too. Instrument forum might give you ideas for software synths that you could use. Also if you're into learning by video groove 3 has the all access pass for a whole year on sale for $99.00 http://www.groove3.com/str/home.php
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Building a piano by hand by Dale Fox @ Yesterday at 11:05 PM

Originally Posted By: kpembrookOriginally Posted By: Dale FoxOriginally Posted By: kpembrookOriginally Posted By: David Jenson'Seems to me one of the biggest hurdles would be to get iron smelting and casting equipment into your living room. Or,
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Thinking of taking piano lessons again by Hugh Sung @ Yesterday at 11:03 PM

Originally Posted By: PianoStudent88After a two year hiatus, I'm thinking of taking piano lessons again. What ideas might you have for me, either to bring up with my prospective teacher, or to think about in advance, or for while I'm taking the less
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts A new clip of Don Pullen in action by rintincop @ Yesterday at 11:03 PM

Fast forward right to 5:00 minutes for the fireworks. He was so great:
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