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Jump to new posts Re: Nodame Cantabile by Peter071 @ Today at 09:21 AM

Where can I see the drama version ?
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Which Books did Chopin Study? by wr @ Today at 09:18 AM

Originally Posted By: chopin_r_usYou need to play a lot of Hummel. Indeed. Chopin revered Hummel both as a composer and as a person. And Chopin was not usually much of an admirer of other living composers for the piano - Hummel was something of a
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The traditional one month to recital thread by 8 Octaves @ Today at 09:18 AM

Originally Posted By: wimpianoOk, before multiple people start doing the same thing: I have already volunteered to write an FAQ and written it. I have asked Monica K, Mr SH and Casinitaly to provide feedback. Yay!
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Nodame Cantabile by DancerJ @ Today at 09:16 AM

Originally Posted By: Vialliyou guys should watch the nodame cantabile 'drama' instead of the anime. I find it much much better after watching all the episodes, it motivated me to get back to piano I thought that was what we were talking about. I wa
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Help for first purchasing! Need some suggestions. by anotherscott @ Today at 09:16 AM

Originally Posted By: Zanna83it seems to me that the volume is quite low (from internal speaker) also at maximum level.. i mean that for me playing it's enough but when at maximum level, i would define it "normal" rather than "high&quo
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Jump to new posts Re: You must like every major composer by outo @ Today at 09:14 AM

Originally Posted By: Goomer PilesI think topics like this reflect and encourage low-effort thinking. Any composer who lived long enough would likely have a body of work big enough that there's sufficient variety for anybody to find something to lik
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Some Questions About "Piano Magic" by newbert @ Today at 09:12 AM

Thanks for the informative reply, Rerun! I signed up for Piano Magic last night and plan to start my journey later today. I can't set aside playing from sheet music totally right now, since I want to participate in next month's recital with a piece
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The traditional one month to recital thread by 8 Octaves @ Today at 09:06 AM

Originally Posted By: Ataru074Originally Posted By: 8 Octaves I always say you should perform something you've memorized as it is the custom for piano recitals. However, even in live student recitals (for my children), I've seen a few students perfo
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Lindblad Steinway rebuilt pianos by Rich Galassini @ Today at 09:05 AM

Joey Calderazzo is a jazz pianist and member here at PW. PM him for his experiences with Lindeblad. I am not sure if he has published them here.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Grigory Sokolov releases album by wr @ Today at 09:04 AM

Originally Posted By: wimpianoI heard this last night on the radio and thought you might be interested. http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/us/gpp/index/grigory-sokolov-signing "His first album for the Yellow Label, a recital of works by Mozart
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Misguided expectations of rebuild? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Today at 09:01 AM

Chasingrainbows, You might have missed it but I asked you this question earlier and saw no response so I will post it again. Did you play examples of your rebuilders work that met your expectations? I hope all gets resolved well for you. Dead sound
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Jump to new posts Re: Revolutionary Etude by Works1 @ Today at 09:00 AM

Originally Posted By: Hakkihttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxpP8K9H6Jk I play this at the indicated tempo and as an etude. But this makes it rather dry and lifeless You better play it slower but with more drama. Your friends will like it more that w
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: OlekHere is what I call the pinched tone : http://youtu.be/-VdACbRfrSI No way to modulate the tone, unless the UC pedal is used. Each unison is saturating in the attack even at ppp. Of course the tone get better after some pl
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tones by bkw58 @ Today at 08:57 AM

Originally Posted By: rxdI continue to discover tha vastly different ways in which different people hear the same thing. Not only are there more differences than we think but more differences than we can think. This is before we consider the woeful
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Uneven piano keys by shah @ Today at 08:57 AM

I was trying an acoustic piano this afternoon when I noticed a couple of keys ended up higher then they should, making the whole set of keys looked uneven. I had to press the said keys down to correct them to their initial position. This did not happ
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Here is what I call the pinched tone : http://youtu.be/-VdACbRfrSI No way to modulate the tone, unless the UC pedal is used. Each unison is saturating in the attack even at ppp. Of course the tone get better after some playing may be in the middle
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: You must like every major composer by Goomer Piles @ Today at 08:45 AM

I think topics like this reflect and encourage low-effort thinking. Any composer who lived long enough would likely have a body of work big enough that there's sufficient variety for anybody to find something to like - or something to hate - and whi
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The traditional one month to recital thread by wimpiano @ Today at 08:34 AM

Ok, before multiple people start doing the same thing: I have already volunteered to write an FAQ and written it. I have asked Monica K, Mr SH and Casinitaly to provide feedback.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Explanation article - False Beats by Withindale @ Today at 08:34 AM

Originally Posted By: Olekbosse, sorry, it is a lump, a bump. (dont know where I did get that "hop" from Ah, I was thinking about chiselling away at a dent or dimple but a bump is an entirely different matter. So is a "beump",
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
volume is not high on these. At ~12kg something's gotta go and the drivers are pretty small. place it against a wall to get a bit more sound.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The traditional one month to recital thread by Greener @ Today at 08:30 AM

Originally Posted By: 8 OctavesOriginally Posted By: GreenerThat is not the approach I would take. ... Well, if that isn't an approach you like, and you want a completed FAQ for review, then thanks for volunteering to do that Greener. actually
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: You must like every major composer by wr @ Today at 08:25 AM

I'm not very sure what "like" has to do with the fine arts, such as classical music. Yes, it can be in there as one of a lot of different personal responses, but why would it matter more than, say, "appreciate", "admire"
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Grigory Sokolov releases album by Frito @ Today at 08:25 AM

What do we need to do to get him to come to the US?
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
To answer the original question, ... no, not by me anyway. 'Good solid equal temperament, and clean octaves = no complaints and a few compliments.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Lindblad Steinway rebuilt pianos by bkw58 @ Today at 08:18 AM

Lindeblad is a good company. In believe all work is done on site (no brokering). www.lindebladpiano.com (888) 587-4266 101 US Highway 46 Pine Brook, New Jersey 07058 They rebuild fine pianos from all across North America. I have no experience wi
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