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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:43 PM

Originally Posted By: JoelWHis Chopin transcriptions are in poor taste. In your opinion. Originally Posted By: JoelW...it's a shame that they're what Godowsky is primarily known for. Agreed.
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His Chopin transcriptions are in poor taste, and it's a shame that they're what Godowsky is known for.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: BDBI tune using beats. Beats are combinatorics, not partials. Good evening again BDB. I approach partials as if they were a result of a "partial theory". This "partial theory", which may be totally wrong
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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:41 PM

Originally Posted By: JoelWI second that notion. Focus on his real music, not those Chopin etudes. They need to be ignored forever. I really cannot tell when you are being sarcastic.
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I second that notion. Pianists need to focus on his real music, not the Chopin etude transcriptions. Those should be shunned from musical society.
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Jump to new posts Re: Famous mistakes by concert pianists by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:39 PM

I knew somebody would post that video.
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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:38 PM

Originally Posted By: MALDI_ToFOriginally Posted By: faulty_DamperI hear the performer taking too many liberties with rubato which slows forward momentum. A straight performance would most likely sound much better. Also, the performer fails to acce
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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:37 PM

Originally Posted By: JoelWNeither of them are at fault. Obviously; I'm trying to see if Mr. Faulty is up to having a logical discussion or not.
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Jump to new posts Re: What brand of solid string to use? by phacke @ Today at 07:35 PM

Originally Posted By: WilliamTruittGo big or go home - all Paulello wire bass and tenor up to 88. Then, you have to choose which Paulello wire. Choices choices choices http://www.stephenpaulello.com/en/les-5-types-daciers Thanks-
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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by MALDI_ToF @ Today at 07:35 PM

Originally Posted By: faulty_DamperI hear the performer taking too many liberties with rubato which slows forward momentum. A straight performance would most likely sound much better. Also, the performer fails to accentuate the melody so it gets lo
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Jump to new posts Re: Just visited pianist corner by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:35 PM

Originally Posted By: bennevisOriginally Posted By: Michael Sayers Maybe Piano World can look at dispensing with anonymous accounts. That and charging a minimal fee for membership would get rid of a lot of the harassers. Why pay to harass someone
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Jump to new posts Re: Wurlitzer electric piano sound by Kawai James @ Today at 07:34 PM

I'm undoubtedly bias, but I think the EPs on the MP11/MP7 are really great. There are some nice Reed (Wurlitzer) EP demos on the MP website: http://www.kawaimp.com/mp11/media/audio/ The Yamaha CP1/CP5 also had excellent EPs. Cheers, James x
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Tony - What pop and classical pieces do you already have in your repertoire?
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Jump to new posts Re: Famous mistakes by concert pianists by JoelW @ Today at 07:34 PM

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Jump to new posts Re: Roland sale finalized by Marko in Boston @ Today at 07:34 PM

PianoMan Chuck gives his thoughts on the matter.
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Jump to new posts Re: Good popular and classical songs for a piano gig? by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:30 PM

Fur elise and Fantasy impromptu are really good songs.
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Neither of them are at fault. Markings are simply what the composer hears. Whether to actively try to emulate that or not is another discussion.
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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:27 PM

Originally Posted By: faulty_DamperOriginally Posted By: VidYes, Hamelin seems to use rubato where the score indicates rall and a tempo - such liberties! This is the difference between a musician and a typist: a musician can hear on his own, a
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Originally Posted By: faulty_DamperOriginally Posted By: VidYes, Hamelin seems to use rubato where the score indicates rall and a tempo - such liberties! This is the difference between a musician and a typist: a musician can hear on his own, a
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Just visited pianist corner by bennevis @ Today at 07:18 PM

Originally Posted By: Michael Sayers Maybe Piano World can look at dispensing with anonymous accounts. That and charging a minimal fee for membership would get rid of a lot of the harassers. Why pay to harass someone here when it is possible to do
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Jump to new posts Re: That last 10% by Hakki @ Today at 07:15 PM

Originally Posted By: gooddogOriginally Posted By: HakkiIf you haven't done so yet, you might enter amateur competitions. I am sure, by the end of your third competition that last bit will drop to 5%. Ha Ha! That's both scary and encouraging. It's so
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Playing Grands then playing The New Roland by dewster @ Today at 07:14 PM

Originally Posted By: sullivangI played a grand briefly (before the shop assistant yanked me off)... Must have been in one of those Australian adult piano shops I keep hearing about.
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Jump to new posts Good popular and classical songs for a piano gig? by Tony Romo @ Today at 07:13 PM

Here is an incomplete list of pop and classical songs I am considering doing for an upcoming gig. I am mostly playing for an older audience. Please add to it, I am in need of some suggestions!!! You can suggest popular classical songs too!! Cha
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Jump to new posts Re: Just visited pianist corner by earlofmar @ Today at 07:13 PM

Originally Posted By: gooddogOriginally Posted By: Michael SayersWhen I see the trolls posting I don't even want to get involved in the thread as one's voice risks becoming immersed in a sea of "sound and [of] fury, signifying nothing." Tha
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Jump to new posts Re: Godowsky - Prelude and Fugue for left hand alone by faulty_Damper @ Today at 07:12 PM

Originally Posted By: VidYes, Hamelin seems to use rubato where the score indicates rall and a tempo - such liberties! This is the difference between a musician and a typist: a musician can hear on his own, a typist must be given instructions.
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