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Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: What is Jazz??? by iamanders @ Today at 11:10 AM

music with strange chords (but not strange after looking at them for some months).
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Different colours by bellspiano @ Today at 11:08 AM

You mean dyeing the existing hammer felts, not fabricating new hammers with previously-colored felts? If you're talking about changing the existing felts, now you're dealing with chemical reactions from the dye components and new behavior (packing? c
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: My day of DP browsing by ando @ Today at 11:05 AM

Originally Posted By sirosOriginally Posted By andoOriginally Posted By sirosAndo, out of curiosity. Do you remember which piano preset did you try on RD-800? I tried all of the factory presets. Mainly played the concert grand and the mellow grand.
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I have rubbed some sunflower oil on it. It soaked up very rapidly and looks a good deal better as a result. So I might give it another application.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Coming back to piano, how did it go for you? by Oongawa @ Today at 10:58 AM

I had about a year of piano in 4th grade, then two years of chorus in high school. That was good for reading music though I can't sing worth beans. I took another year or two of lessons in my late thirties, but was never happy. Partly because I did
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Different colours by Gene Nelson @ Today at 10:54 AM

I had thought that I'd like to collect some black llama fleece and get it carded/felted but it is to impractical and would be way too expensive. Coloring or anything you do to hammers may change tone. If you get them damp in the process it will reall
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tone of light soft hammers by Gene Nelson @ Today at 10:46 AM

Glue up samples of different hammers on shanks. Lift the damper and try to strike the string as close to strike point as possible. Listen to differences. It's not a perfect example but it is an example of what different hammers can do. Easier and mor
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Note Learning Games--Apps (recommendations wanted) by joangolfing @ Today at 10:31 AM

... a few more apps to checkout: Simply Piano, Tenuto, iRealPro, Scales-A-Practice Assistant Thanks I'll look these up as well.
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Originally Posted By timqOriginally Posted By johnlewisgrantAnd yet...calibrating on Verituner, running on an Asus Ultrabook, I have to set the Samson CO1U USB mic at "+.20" cents; but the Apex 220 with ICICLE XLR converter at "+.11&qu
Adult Beginners Forum
As said before by others, this numbering system is used all the time in rock, pop and jazz if you know theory (though you need to with jazz). You can describe your progression by saying something like, "wWell it just a 1-6-4-5 for this section,
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I have a nice and expensive leather chair and ottoman. The leather was looking dry and none of the leather conditioners I tried helped at all. It's brown, not black. I used plain coconut oil on it and it made a huge difference. It soaked it up i
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By johnlewisgrantAnd yet...calibrating on Verituner, running on an Asus Ultrabook, I have to set the Samson CO1U USB mic at "+.20" cents; but the Apex 220 with ICICLE XLR converter at "+.11" cents. What would ca
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: My new Kawai MP11 by Pedies @ Today at 10:14 AM

So I changed my recording methods and recorded one more piece on my new Kawai MP11 which hopefully better demonstrates how nice I think this keyboard sounds. This is Over the Rainbow using the first piano setting when you turn the instrument on with
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Three of my original ragtime pieces... by Larry G. Alexander @ Today at 10:11 AM

Thanks for taking the time to listen, Mister Stephen. I just listened to your "Arabesque 1". What a talented composer and performer you are! I enjoyed your music very much. Thanks for sharing it with us. Best, Larry Alexander
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai CN35 string resonance by Bellicapelli @ Today at 10:10 AM

On my ca63 every flat note resonates to the related sharp one, not just c.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Scores/Sheet Music on Kindle? by JoBert @ Today at 10:07 AM

There's no native way to print a kindle ebook. So again, you would have to convert it first (again, check out Calibre for this, it's free, BTW). And if you are converting anyway: Try to convert to EPUB, which is the other big ebook format (used by ev
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Recording advice needed by benjamink @ Today at 10:03 AM

+1 for the putting the mic on a tripod. I think it sounds much better this way. I put the mic about 6 feet to the right side of the piano, so the open lid faces towards it. I think this sounds good for classical. As someone else mentioned, for jazz I
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Unique Estonia Artcase...Opinions? by Toddler2 @ Today at 10:03 AM

Originally Posted By PianoWorksATL Toddler2, though it is common for turned legs to stick out past the cabinet, on this Estonia, the way they are mounted, the widest part of the leg is even with the side of the case and does not stick out. It appea
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Ear training scale degree software. by KlinkKlonk @ Today at 10:02 AM

Im confused. Is that the android app? How can one use midi on ze phone? Appärently one can hook up google chrome with midi. But that's beyond my patience.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By johnlewisgrantTuning software documentation will tell you that you must calibrate your software against a reliable "A440" to compensate for discrepancies between actual and nominal oscillator frequency (or something alo
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: I used to compose, but ... by Stephen_Doonan @ Today at 10:01 AM

I just wanted to mention, Hrodulf, that I'm very much enjoying listening to your rags (the MIDI files at DeviantArt). If you happen to compose anything that you would consider different in structure, style or concept from your rags and happen to have
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Calibrating Tuning Software and Microphones by johnlewisgrant @ Today at 09:55 AM

Originally Posted By David JensonMicrophones simply react to frequencies. They don't change them. Better mics react to a wider frequency range with a flatter response, but that has nothing to do with changing anything. And yet...calibrating on Veri
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Please help with new piano purchase by JoBert @ Today at 09:46 AM

If you mean the Yamaha hybrids N1, N2, N3 (with grand action) and NU1 (with upright action). They are essentially digital pianos but with "real" acoustic actions (either grand or upright) instead of one of the various custom designed action
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Three of my original ragtime pieces... by Stephen_Doonan @ Today at 09:38 AM

I like all three of these rags very much, Larry, with a particular fondness for Rugrat and Recycle. Much of your work has very strong, inventive and impressive bass lines and harmonic underpinning, and I love the very creative ending sections you giv
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: I ordered a piano bench from Germany by JoBert @ Today at 09:32 AM

Maybe of interest to you, since there are no English reviews I could see: All the German language customer reviews (both for the leather version and the otherwise identical artificial leather and fabric versions) agree that this is a first rate bench
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