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Jump to new posts Re: Need Mozart 16 Sonata advice by bennevis @ Today at 05:25 AM

Assuming it's K545 you're talking about (it's variously numbered as 15 or 16, depending on who you consult, which is why Köchel numbers are normally used to identify most of Mozart's pieces, rather than 'No.--), when I first learnt to play it many, m
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Cracks in my soundboard?? by joe80 @ Today at 05:18 AM

Looks fine to me! Soundboards are never perfectly smooth and if anything you're seeing movement in the varnish. if anything.... I think it will be fine
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Different place, different perspective. by toddy @ Today at 05:14 AM

Originally Posted By: Kawai James...am I correct in thinking that you're also an Englishman living overseas, perhaps from Liverpool? Yes, yes and yes.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
sure, but all the talent is to go to theoptimal position immediately. then wiggle only regulate the knot between pi/block and NSL tension If more is necessary, (always raising) I just take my pin from its posture and moves it in a whole toward the
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Temperature and tuning by Beemer @ Today at 04:46 AM

My recent tuning training has been talking me late into the evening and the wall that my upright sits near is directly below our bedroom. My wife says that she is learning to count beats from her pillow In the morning when I resume where I left of
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Just got my MP11! by jarosujo @ Today at 04:45 AM

I would not call Grand piano action light. Some of them are lighter, some of them heavier. I would say differencies regarding action and sound in acoustic pianos are even bigger than in digital pianos.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hammer head angle? by Olek @ Today at 04:43 AM

medium, I would say, but high partials are lessened for a good amount of time. One cannot voice before understanding unison dynamics. A badly sounding unison will ask for more voicing it is necessary
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Just got my MP11! by Digitalguy @ Today at 04:43 AM

Originally Posted By: Morodiene The VPC is slightly heavier feeling when playing high up on the keys (in between the black keys), otherwise it's the same. Well, that's probably good news for me then... I had always thought GF was clearly lighter th
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Prelude in E flat (this is a good one!) by larryz @ Today at 04:36 AM

Originally Posted By: NikolasI will agree to what Steve says. Plus: WHAT FORM?!?!? Preludes are as open as they can be, in terms of form.. Sheesh... :P Isn't the fantasia the open form where the artist can really diverge? I thought the prelude had
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Roland RD 800 by ando @ Today at 04:16 AM

Originally Posted By: dewsterRoland basically sets you up to fry your brand new DP and people start hollering about the nanny state, Darwin awards, and tort reform. We all have our pet peeves, Yeah, and for some, the stupidity of actually frying you
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Need Mozart 16 Sonata advice by Dahny @ Today at 04:03 AM

To be honest, I'm used to music terminology in Spanish, so I just used the google translation for 'corcheas' :P I'm refering to the LH arpeggios in m.11. I can play both hands ok at low speed (i.e. 100 bpm) but have coordination problems above that
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: QOTW: Piano faux pas you care to share? by JohnSprung @ Today at 03:57 AM

So my high school French teacher was wrong 50+ years ago. Maybe it's a good thing I forgot everything else she ever said.... ;-)
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Cracks in my soundboard?? by JohnSprung @ Today at 03:49 AM

Originally Posted By: Markarian 1)Are these cracks likely due to the last three months I've owned it or are they normal wear and tear on an 11 year old instrument? 2)Are they going to be a problem? 3)Am I just imagining this stuff and is my soundbo
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by adanepst @ Today at 03:48 AM

Thank you again for your replies! I will consider gymnastic or weight exercises that involve some gripping. And I will keep this in mind about drinking a lot of water. If I don't play for a couple of days, usually the fatigue is gone.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: OT Heartbleed by spanishbuddha @ Today at 03:43 AM

Not changed any of mine. The silence from the services I use is overwhelming. Just one government institution has bothered to inform me, so far, they are not affected.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Midi Keyboards with Looper and PC by Charles Cohen @ Today at 03:10 AM

When you have everything plugged together and cooperating, I'd be interested in knowing how well it works for you. THanks -- . Charles
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What's a Stencil Piano? by wimpiano @ Today at 03:00 AM

Originally Posted By: Grandman I contacted the US Distributor for Perzina pianos and this is their reply to me... That's very good info. I stand corrected. It is hard not to say impossible to find this information online whereas there is a lot
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by Atrys @ Today at 02:53 AM

Originally Posted By: adanepst Perhaps there is a way to speed up recovery time of the muscles fatigued and depleted of their fluids? I'm not claiming this to be the cause, but drink lots and lots and lots of water. Refrain from using the muscles t
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Cracks in my soundboard?? by Markarian @ Today at 02:48 AM

Originally Posted By: briansaddlebackWhile it lasts. You know. Until you return it. Or exchange it. Or just keep it and resell it later. Or use it till it breaks or you pass it on to your grandchildren. Or donate it. Or it burns up in a fire or gets
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by phantomFive @ Today at 02:45 AM

Originally Posted By: adanepstThank you for your replies. An interesting suggestion about doing some other kind of physical activity with my hands. I do pushups every day, but I might consider a more extended workout involving my arms and hands The
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by adanepst @ Today at 02:39 AM

Thank you, Atrys, for your detailed reponse. (And, by the way, for the wonderful Emerson quote in your signature) My fingers do not feel cold when they get tired; the sensation is similar to other kinds of muscle fatigue after exertion - a general f
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by Atrys @ Today at 02:28 AM

Originally Posted By: adanepstit generally happens after practicing for some hours, but if I have practiced for some hours the previous day, the tiredness can be there the following day at the very beginning of my practicing ... could you explain to
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Cracks in my soundboard?? by Grandman @ Today at 02:24 AM

Originally Posted By: briansaddlebackWhile it lasts. You know. Until you return it. Or exchange it. Or just keep it and resell it later. Or use it till it breaks or you pass it on to your grandchildren. Or donate it. Or it burns up in a fire or gets
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by adanepst @ Today at 02:07 AM

Thank you for your replies. An interesting suggestion about doing some other kind of physical activity with my hands. I do pushups every day, but I might consider a more extended workout involving my arms and hands. Atrys: it generally happens after
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Schumann "Little Study" by Cinnamonbear @ Today at 02:02 AM

Originally Posted By: TwoSnowflakes[...] Now, to try to figure out how to maintain those thoughts while simultaneously pushing some black and white keys accurately. [...] Actually, I was thinking something more today regarding all of this, so I'll
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