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Just for fun and variation, I sometimes pick a different instrument voice on my DP when learning a new piece. It helps me hear it in a different context, and gives me lots of ideas for dynamics. I've noticed that I have less tension with harpichord
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Very nice playing! Sounds good! Thanks for sharing.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 37 --- General Discussion Room by Medden @ Today at 03:01 AM

Yes Outo, your prize is.....you are now entered into the exclusive competition to be submission number 38 in the next recital. Good luck!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: A real harpsichord keyboard with midi: advice needed! by David_in_Japan @ Today at 03:00 AM

Thanks for the thoughts, James. I don't think Roland would be interested, since the instrument I have in mind would no doubt cut the sales of their C30, which they are still selling. Maybe you could tell any midi experts you know about my plan, to
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Daily report / Inspiring each other by RaggedKeyPresser @ Today at 02:59 AM

I wish you a speedy recovery, Johan. Concluded my study of No2 yesterday. It's main feature is a mid-piece modulation to the parallel minor key. Which turns out to be ephemeral and immediately turns into a vi-ii-(I-V7)-I progression. Onto the next o
Piano Forum
My impression also is that even cheaper grands as Hailun and Ritmuller will outperform high end uprights. Both sound and action. But as phantomFive writes, you'll have to play them both if you are a music major.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: how to play a piano with sticks by verqueue @ Today at 02:46 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifKKlhYF53w
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Warning: Explicit Image by phantomFive @ Today at 02:42 AM

Reminds me of this train/plane accident
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
David, While I do know a few engineers with experience developing MIDI hardware, I'm not sure they have sufficient interest in the harpsichord to dedicate their free time to such a venture. To my knowledge Kawai has never manufactured harpsichords
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: We Have to Teach These Kids to COUNT BEATS!!!!!! by Ben Crosland @ Today at 02:18 AM

Having taught a lot of very young beginners, I wouldn't even consider teaching 4-6 year olds to interpret rhythms with numbers.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to play chords when fingers don't reach? by peterws @ Today at 02:11 AM

You'll know if rolled chords sound right or not. If not, and you're older than 50 then don't try to stretch! No5hing wrong with dropping a note or two as long as it doesn't have too much impact on the music. Those big dark octaves of Beethoven can
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: A real harpsichord keyboard with midi: advice needed! by David_in_Japan @ Today at 02:00 AM

Excellent question, James. Knowing the field of "old music" pretty well, I'd say the demand could be enough to set up a nice little business. But I might wish to go beyond that: the conception I have for this instrument would make it quite
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: What is the key of your life? by outo @ Today at 01:54 AM

Originally Posted By Mark_COriginally Posted By outoSee here: link That doesn't mean that synesthesia is included in it. In fact, in essence it indicates that it isn't. Synesthesia is among those very many listed things that have "back ref
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: how to play a piano with sticks by BruceD @ Today at 01:54 AM

Stick it to me!
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Jump to new posts Re: What is the key of your life? by BruceD @ Today at 01:50 AM

This thread makes about as much sense to me as did the thread on the emotional meaning/significance of intervals.
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By ChopinLives81Originally Posted By phantomFiveNice playing, it does flow nicely. If you'd like suggestions, I would suggest that there are two melodies, one in the left hand, and one in the right hand, and you should think about
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha DGT2A as midi controller? by Charles Cohen @ Today at 01:43 AM

FWIW -- Download the manual, and read it _very_ carefully. The "specs" aren't precise enough for what you need to know. And after reading the manual, I'd ask a salesman. And after that, I'd probably bring my computer into the shop whe
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Warning: Explicit Image by Retsacnal @ Today at 01:29 AM

Originally Posted By Rich GalassiniOriginally Posted By RetsacnalI've seen some of those pictures before--probably here. But I've never read the story. It's clear from the first picture that the tail is still inside the van, and from this picture i
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
David, may I ask how large you estimate the demand for such a harpsichord instrument to be, relative to other keyboard instruments (organ, piano)? Kind regards, James x
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: What is the key of your life? by piano_friend @ Today at 01:21 AM

Originally Posted By EldridgePlease tell me you're kidding. And synesthesia is still generally considered a mental illness, with strong links to schizophrenia. Kids can describe colors of keys vey well, by the way I am sure you can as well, just
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: I need a new direction by Charles Cohen @ Today at 01:20 AM

n the same wavelength as Heather's suggestion, but probably more advanced (that is, you'll want "intermediate" skills): Tim Richards, "Improvising Blues Piano" . Charles
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: The new VAX MIDI Keyboard Controller by Marzzz @ Today at 01:18 AM

9 days to go, and they are well past their funding goal. $700 for an 96-key hammer-action controller with PolyAT, High Resolution MIDI velocity, and release velocity; hard to pass up!
Piano Concerts, Recitals, Competitions, and Workshops
Thank you so much for your comments, joe80 and evamar! I started playing the keyboard in the midst of March 2012 and bought a second hand '80s KAWAI digital piano in January 2013. I have a VST for it from AcousticSamples.net. I am self-taught and ne
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 1994 baldwin sd 10 concert grand by Retsacnal @ Today at 01:07 AM

If it were me, I'd ditch the signatures. I'm not a fan of them on musical instruments. I know in some cases that they can increase value, but my gut feeling is that those particular signatures will not, and, as you pointed out, the likelihood of find
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Steinway Direction by Norbert @ Today at 12:58 AM

Quote:It kinda makes me wonder where mine lies (completed late 2012) in all this mess of change. Perhaps you should compare against a certain 6'10 ......to find out! Norbert
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