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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by dire tonic @ Today at 04:13 AM

Originally Posted By Frédéric LI suppose that an upright acoustic piano has no let-off button, repetition lever, etc (double escapment). Then the Hybrid Casio Action with no let-off won't be worse. I am right ? I think the question centres on whet
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How regular should one tune the piano? by Olek @ Today at 04:09 AM

Originally Posted By rXdOnce every ten years is more regular than once every 2-3 weeks. a reason why a certain model did stay in tune better without back posts and bracings ? the plate is supposed to have a perimeter when no back-post ("se
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by Frédéric L @ Today at 04:05 AM

I suppose that an upright acoustic piano has no let-off button, repetition lever, etc (double escapment). Then the Hybrid Casio Action with no let-off won't be worse. I am right ?
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Washington Post on Pianos by michaelha @ Today at 03:59 AM

Originally Posted By andoOriginally Posted By MarkarianI dunno, the article seemed to emphasize how our friends in Astoria aren't all that. That's the way I read it too. To me that article was pop-culture trash. No real content, just taking up space
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How regular should one tune the piano? by rXd @ Today at 03:57 AM

In the '70's one manufacturer made two versions of the same model. One with blackposts and one without. I tuned enough of them to gain the distinct impression that those without backposts stayed in tune better that those with. The plate looked to be
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by dire tonic @ Today at 03:57 AM

Originally Posted By sullivangOriginally Posted By dire tonic I'm not in the slightest bothered by lack of escapement and have yet to witness a demonstration of its practical 'musical' value. It's value, as I tried to explain before, might be, at
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Leeds International Piano Competition 2015 by bennevis @ Today at 03:52 AM

It looks like the BBC is doing a series of one-hour programs on Radio 3 from Tuesday until Friday next week (at 1300 BST), of all the 12 semi-finalists (www.bbc.co.uk/radio3), and of course, will be broadcasting the concerto finals live. Peter Donoho
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Dampers on my 100 Year old grand by Musicdude @ Today at 03:44 AM

Originally Posted By Olek I have no real idea why the back of the damper must rise first, possibly it make the piano more sonorous. IF the damper lower first on its back the string have much energy, so noises are more easily produced. beginning fr
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by Grandman @ Today at 03:40 AM

Originally Posted By Hendrik42The AvantGard by Yamaha have an upright action, no? Certainly the ones I have seen, have. So this is in a different game. This is no upright action. And as I under stand it from the pictures of the action and the vid
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Entropy Piano Tuner by Grandpianoman @ Today at 03:40 AM

Beemer, You're welcome...I agree, it would be easier to see!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by Hendrik42 @ Today at 03:27 AM

The AvantGard by Yamaha have an upright action, no? Certainly the ones I have seen, have. So this is in a different game. This is no upright action. And as I under stand it from the pictures of the action and the videos, the keys are full length,
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Bach Partita #2 Caprice - Quite Difficult! by Hakki @ Today at 03:08 AM

Yes, quite difficult. Even for some Chinese pianists. So that they even don't take the repeats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJXrabitDYQ
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How regular should one tune the piano? by rXd @ Today at 03:08 AM

Once every ten years is more regular than once every 2-3 weeks.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by sullivang @ Today at 03:07 AM

Originally Posted By dire tonic I'm not in the slightest bothered by lack of escapement and have yet to witness a demonstration of its practical 'musical' value. It's value, as I tried to explain before, might be, at the very least, that a player
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bad to visually memorize chords? by dire tonic @ Today at 03:02 AM

Originally Posted By Brian LucasI think it's extremely important to be aware of your notes, especially as you go through your inversions. It helps you know where other notes are as you add complexity (9 is a whole step above your root, b9 is a half s
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Entropy Piano Tuner by phacke @ Today at 03:02 AM

Considering the issue of the local minimum based on the random number generator, I am wondering why the programer doesn't seed a bunch of random numbers and run the minimization algorithm in multiple parallel processes on each to achieve better odds
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Washington Post on Pianos by Retsacnal @ Today at 02:41 AM

I think it's saying what a lot of people here say: Steinway is not the only fish in the sea. Interesting article.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by MacMacMac @ Today at 02:40 AM

Has anyone played one of these?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bad to visually memorize chords? by Brian Lucas @ Today at 02:28 AM

I think it's extremely important to be aware of your notes, especially as you go through your inversions. It helps you know where other notes are as you add complexity (9 is a whole step above your root, b9 is a half step, etc.). In this case, you're
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Ivory II or Vienna Imperial on 432 Hz by Frédéric L @ Today at 02:24 AM

Originally Posted By rychubilVSL Vienna Imperial sounds rich and warm on this video, much better than Ivory's Bossie. How about Ivory II Steinway Concert D Grand vs American Concert D II? You have the Ivory American Concert D : https://www.youtube.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
This is the standard stuff. I wish there was more reliable information on the most recent three hundred years or so of the history of ET. it has been so ubiquitous that it has become unremarkable until relatively recently. I often wonder if the ori
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By outoWho would make those guidelines? After all there are so many ways to teach and so many methods to train... Of course one can make a selection of pieces and exercises, but playing isn't so much about what you do but how you do
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Entropy Piano Tuner by Beemer @ Today at 02:20 AM

Originally Posted By Chris LeslieA frequency spectrum should not display a double peak near the fundamental unless there is really and truly two near co-incident frequencies. One explanation: It is possible for ghost peaks to occur coming from the
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Entropy Piano Tuner by Beemer @ Today at 02:14 AM

Originally Posted By GrandpianomanHello Isaac, Yes, the piano has been played quite a bit after that last tuning using your "smiley" idea on the 2nd section. I also hear less grain in the recorded sound. I think this will be the way to rec
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by dire tonic @ Today at 02:07 AM

I'm sure this DP will be a smash hit - on spec alone it's an impressive instrument at an apparently unbeatable price. I'm not in the slightest bothered by lack of escapement and have yet to witness a demonstration of its practical 'musical' value.
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