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Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by RonaldSteinway @ 1 minute 21 seconds ago

We are talking about healthy people here. If one who has been on beta blocker, they have had the medication. Of course the doctors will have no problem to prescribe to them. It is not easy to get beta blocker for people who have no reason to take. Ye
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by Mark_C @ 16 minutes 27 seconds ago

Originally Posted By RonaldSteinwayIt takes effort to go to a doctor and ask for beta blocker. The doctor will ask what for??? Oh, it is for me to perform better in an amateur piano competition. Are you saying that doctors will prescribe freely? Mos
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by RonaldSteinway @ 20 minutes 53 seconds ago

It takes effort to go to a doctor and ask for beta blocker. The doctor will ask what for??? Oh, it is for me to perform better in an amateur piano competition. Are you saying that doctors will prescribe freely?
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by Mark_C @ 26 minutes 51 seconds ago

Originally Posted By RonaldSteinwayNot physicians do not have easy access to beta blockers. That's a tough sentence .....but I'm figuring you mean that people who aren't doctors themselves don't have easy access to them. But that's not so. It's ver
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by RonaldSteinway @ 29 minutes 1 second ago

Non physicians do not have easy access to beta blockers.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 Users: Intentional Sustain/Damper pedal noise?! by Kawai James @ 36 minutes 4 seconds ago

No problem, happy to help. Cheers, James x
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
AHHHhhhhhhhhh. SOOO much better. James, thank you. That did it. Glad I came here. Glad you're here. Very good to see active Kawai presence on a forum like this. I will certainly be back. Thanks again, Coen
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by Mark_C @ 48 minutes 0 seconds ago

Originally Posted By RonaldSteinway....I know that some people (especially physicians) take beta blocker to calm them down. *sigh* I sometimes joke that I might as well take the stuff because people probably assume that I do anyway. I doubt that
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Any advice on holding long notes/chords without tension? by Isabelle1949 @ 53 minutes 32 seconds ago

Can you play a chord and just hold it without tension. It doesn't take much to keep the keys down. Your tension might have to do with what's coming next in the piece you are playing.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for a specific piano song. by David Farley @ 54 minutes 29 seconds ago

Was it Philip Glass? There's a piece called "Opening" for piano. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7NUz5ivqYg
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts I Need Some Advice by Pianosaurus @ 54 minutes 39 seconds ago

Hi guys, I'm new here, but I'm in need of some advice. I currently own a Casio Privia Px-860, but lately I feel like upgrading to something better. I like the Privia, but I feel like when recording to a USB flash drive the sound could be better. On
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by RonaldSteinway @ Yesterday at 11:58 PM

Originally Posted By Serge MarinkovicAs an aside I would love to know how many competitors were using Xanax, Ativan, Inderal? I bet all of the finalists were some kind of prodigies. They have performed in front of people since they were small, or c
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Discussing stretch with a professional tuner by Phil Stewart @ Yesterday at 11:58 PM

My recommendation would be to wait until your tuner has finished the tuning. Then you have a reference point. Then you can easily request more or less stretch. To simply say you want a wide or narrow stretch with no reference point is rather ambiguou
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Korg SV1 - are there still keybed issues? by Mechanism @ Yesterday at 11:52 PM

Originally Posted By drewrstquoting Kbeaumont- bought a black SV-1 73 back in mid 2013 I sold it earlier this year only because I needed the cash. I regret selling it! It never had any issues at all. But I always stored it horizontally....end quote
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by SiFi @ Yesterday at 11:52 PM

Originally Posted By Mark_C-- Bring back Steve Cumming to do the emcee-ing!! I really missed him. I'd guess that just about everyone who's been there before missed him too. I talked to him. He's officially retired. I beseeched him to come back fo
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New U3 or 1996 C1 or 2000 C2 by Beauxhomme @ Yesterday at 11:38 PM

Daves Piano Showcase in Tampa has Ritmuller's; they are interesting to play - seemed a little more "Euro" in tone and they have a unique touch to them. I was only satisfied with the Ritmuller GH-188R (which I think is near full size), cons
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Jump to new posts Rachmaninoff Prelude Op. 3 No. 2 by Kenan @ Yesterday at 11:24 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38QXRTGSNnY
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Beginner looking for practice regimen/structure by Dues Regnat @ Yesterday at 11:11 PM

Hi All, New here, don't want to drag down the post with a long intro. But I've been (seriously) learning for about 2 years. I have a background in music as I played Sax in middle school and high school. I did take one piano course in college and
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Zimmermann piano by Maximillyan @ Yesterday at 11:07 PM

Originally Posted By RicksterI think the Zimmerman is a Russian/old East German (before the wall came down) brand piano. It's no Russian piano. I would suggest that it's made in territory East German, Leipzig before 2 World War
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for a specific piano song. by Carey @ Yesterday at 10:48 PM

Originally Posted By BruceDOriginally Posted By CareyOriginally Posted By LedLoafHello, This seems virtually impossible to find, but I thought I would have an attempt at some piano forums. I came across this certain song a long time ago on youtube a
Member Recordings
Jump to new posts Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen) cover for advanced solo piano! by Kevin Woosley @ Yesterday at 10:38 PM

Here is a video recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LaeF65HAII And here is the sheet music: http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/bohe...questid=9651872
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Where to get advanced arrangements? by Kevin Woosley @ Yesterday at 10:30 PM

How about this: http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/bohe...questid=9651872 (video of it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LaeF65HAII) Bohemian Rhapsody for advanced solo piano (very Lisztian in style)
Piano Forum
They have regular artist benches, but they opted for this because it is hydraulic and is easily changed by everyone's preference.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by Serge Marinkovic @ Yesterday at 10:02 PM

It's amazing as a physician that there is almost a thirty year difference in age between first and second place? As an aside I would love to know how many competitors were using Xanax, Ativan, Inderal? Also should we be drug tested for them? Otherw
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Van Cliburn "Amateur" Competition 2016 by Mark_C @ Yesterday at 10:00 PM

.....I would offer just two suggestions: -- Consider revising the system for the awards, along the lines of what we've been saying. -- Bring back Steve Cumming to do the emcee-ing!! I really missed him. I'd guess that just about everyone who's bee
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