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Jump to new posts Re: Will Steinway really pay me to downgrade my Bösendorfer? by Rank Piano Amateur @ Yesterday at 02:29 PM

It is very unlikely that the dealer would allow you to trade your Bosendorfer for any piano that has a lower price than your Bosendorfer. You would have to "trade up," something that seems very unlikely to happen given the two brands at is
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"What we have here, is a failure of communication" (I like movie quotes) I don't have any music
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Jump to new posts Re: How a pianist's 'touch' affects tone - NOT! by pianoloverus @ Yesterday at 02:28 PM

Originally Posted By Michael Sayers[quote=prout]Here is a good example of how a pianist's control of key acceleration effects tone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-cPrIePZO4 And [not with that link] notice how in some of Josef Hofmann's live
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Jump to new posts Re: The Barenboim Piano? by bennevis @ Yesterday at 02:28 PM

Here's another BBC interview, this time for the classical music station Radio 3, which was broadcast earlier today. There's a better clip of the piano's sound here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05w80j8 (from 38:00)
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Jump to new posts Re: Need help to identify 2 pieces by Works1 @ Yesterday at 02:28 PM

Bump, in case someone didn't see the first thread and may recognize the first and/or third piece. Also, any updates Kevin?
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somebody? link?
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Jump to new posts Re: How a pianist's 'touch' affects tone - NOT! by pianoloverus @ Yesterday at 02:24 PM

I think all the recordings sound the same.
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CYCLE 3 [CLAIM CYCLE] Composer - Polyphonist 1 - Jytte (PENDING) 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - just wating for the link now.
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Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by Albunea @ Yesterday at 02:21 PM

Originally Posted By NikolasCycle 2 The initial version (by me) can be found here: http://picosong.com/jmUm/ CasItaly version can be found here: https://app.box.com/s/sp6z9mcbd2j51jl1j4m5xwwt5k32p64w The notes are correct... Impressive, Cycle 2!!!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Schick Yes, but that 48 note polyphony is a limitation of the internal sound generator of the piano itself. It won't affect the polyphony of any virtual pianos (or other instruments( that you might be using from within your DAW (which will be li
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Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by Alexander Borro @ Yesterday at 02:18 PM

Originally Posted By casinitaly I had this thread on my watched list, but took it off - I was up to over 100 posts, and they were almost non-stop! Such enthusiasm is indeed fabulous but hard to keep up with and a bit more time consuming than I wish
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Jump to new posts Re: The Barenboim Piano? by MRC @ Yesterday at 02:18 PM

Originally Posted By phantomFiveThe cross-stringing allows for longer strings. Longer strings give a truer bass. That is my understanding. On a concert grand the difference in string length is minimal, even if the rim is identical, as you can see
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As Polyphonist does not seem to be here at the moment, maybe you, Keystring, would hand it over?
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Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by dire tonic @ Yesterday at 02:17 PM

go, Jytte!
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Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by dire tonic @ Yesterday at 02:17 PM

Absolutely. Better to indicate some idea of level at the outset for both fixed and claim threads. Perhaps the word 'claim' could be in large font, flashing red so there's no confusion.
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Jump to new posts Re: Should a child begin his lessons on a digital piano? by spanishbuddha @ Yesterday at 02:16 PM

Originally Posted By BachusI dont think there are many upright acoustic pianos under 10k that can compete with a Kawai MP11, it got better keyfeel then most of them and several great piano sounds.. And top of all, your kids can excersise with a head
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Jump to new posts Re: How a pianist's 'touch' affects tone - NOT! by Michael Sayers @ Yesterday at 02:16 PM

Originally Posted By proutThis well-worn topic refuses to go away, in spite of overwhelming evidence that that the pianist cannot control the sound of a single note, except for the velocity of the keystroke, all other factors (use of una corda, susta
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If it's up for grabs again, I've got time now, and would like a go?
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Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by keystring @ Yesterday at 02:14 PM

I saw a post by Polyphonist offering to let me have a go at the next one. That's all I saw, so I responded. Now I see it's the "claim cycle" which I still don't understand fully. And whatever Nikolas wants to do, he can't do, because I ha
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Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha vs kawai by Twindad @ Yesterday at 02:13 PM

Congratulations on your new piano! In a similar fashion, I too bought a grand with some of my inheritance after my parents passed away last year, and it has been wonderful in every way. I can't help but think that they would love the fact that the
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Albunea, you can't go to bed any more, or you'll be totally left behind in this thread. I got up this morning to bing bing bing... pages of emails from this thread LOL
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Jump to new posts Re: Beginner piano player with no prior experience by fizikisto @ Yesterday at 02:12 PM

RonnieJ You'll likely get some advice that your best option is to get a good teacher. But of course, it can be hard to find a good teacher (not all piano teachers are good ones) and some people simply lack the funds or the time (sometimes peopl
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And Cheryl's point is good, there should be 'easier, harder...' levels (marked by composer) for different members to get into. A beginner in this field might like to try, but won't trust themselves to a difficult challenge. Others might want more of
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Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha vs kawai by Mariedybeedy @ Yesterday at 02:10 PM

I haven't been on this or many other websites this week as I've been enjoying the new piano too much? It's been played almost all day, everyday by somebody and the best part is watching my five children squabble over who gets to play it next! Maurus
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by Albunea @ Yesterday at 02:10 PM

Originally Posted By Jytte I'm not sure how much to say here, but I certainly did not get 8 bars. LOL I just started reading today's episode.
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