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It depends. Most people would say go HT asap. but then there are so many exceptions that they almost deny the whole concept all-together. I'd say go Hand separate if it's a good learning piece and HT only for pieces that are easy enough that you can
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by Qazsedcft @ Yesterday at 11:02 AM

Yes, I know the origin of the challenge and that's why I called the number 40 arbitrary. Frankly, I couldn't care less about the number of school weeks in Australia or even the number of lessons I have in a year. I take up pieces on my own besides wh
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By grace_noteWhoa! I could have written this post. I have the exact same problem. If my fingers derail, so does my brain, it seems. I'm so used to my hands/fingers following a certain progression, that if it's interrupted, I hav
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: What should I do after high school with the piano? by pianoloverus @ Yesterday at 10:58 AM

Why not just take piano lessons at whatever college or university you attend? If you can use these lessons as credit towards your diploma it won't really cost you anything extra. I don't see any need to investigate your nearest junior college unless
Adult Beginners Forum
I think the opinions in this thread are not balanced enough. Please read hreichgott's post in this thread (already posted by wimpiano): http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/2405776/
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by scorpio @ Yesterday at 10:52 AM

Sometimes it is a good idea to review the origin of the challenge. The 40-piece challenge was not started in these forums. The first post answers many questions. Now, that is not to say you/we can not modify the challenge. I have changed the 40-p
Adult Beginners Forum
Whoa! I could have written this post. I have the exact same problem. If my fingers derail, so does my brain, it seems. I'm so used to my hands/fingers following a certain progression, that if it's interrupted, I have trouble getting back on track
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano purchasing approach, used or new? by Olek @ Yesterday at 10:50 AM

Hey, I am sorry, I just noticed you where in Germany ! Do not worry then you are in the land of pianos, you need to refine your desire, but you will find , it will not be too difficult. Just refine your inquiry, there are many second hand pianos
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Playing Horse by Dave B @ Yesterday at 10:50 AM

Is it true she holds back playing the white keys until carrots are on the table?
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Teacher Recommending Less Practice? by Morodiene @ Yesterday at 10:45 AM

Originally Posted By keystringOriginally Posted By Groove OnThe research does suggest that spacing can be effective in 15 minute, daily, weekly and even monthly increments. Do these researchers have practical experience with music and the teaching o
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
It made the most sense to me when somebody here said, "Play everything first inversion is like playing guitar only using bar chords." What did not appeal to me was using inversions to reduce big jumps. I wanted a sonic reason to use invers
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Great American Songbook Recital - Call for Submissions by Tim Adrianson @ Yesterday at 10:42 AM

Thanks for your kind testimonial, Sam! I play Modern and Contemporary Classical almost exclusively these days; but my submissions here are some of my favorite jazz transcriptions from 25 - 30 years ago, when I was doing more of that sort of thing. (N
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2015 Kawai RX-2 vs 1984 Yamaha C-5 by PianoWorksATL @ Yesterday at 10:42 AM

This could be the new RX-2C, which is not quite the same as the RX-2. If the condition of the C5 is very good, you should easily get another 20 years on an 80's C5 with proper care and maintenance. However, if I were in your position, I would expa
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: CLP-340 increased key resistance by Kaan Ergen @ Yesterday at 10:38 AM

@elendil and @MacMacMac; after a while (days, weeks i dont know) i will disassemble my clavinova, and i will send picture one key back to forum. Can you show me, where is the grease point(s).
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 39 --- General Discussion Room by briangmoore @ Yesterday at 10:37 AM

Originally Posted By ElaineAllegroMore enjoyable and inspiring listening: 46. briangmoore - Sarabande, French Suite #2 (Bach) This is a brave undertaking, and I can see why these intricate French Suite pieces keep you motivated. I hope you will cont
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: HAMBURG UPS AND DOWNS by Olek @ Yesterday at 10:31 AM

Karl They age as other pianos , the 60's years ar enot considered the best , but I find excellent pianos from that era so this is not an absolute. (there was at that era that the rails where fragile and we need to change them most often, which is n
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by Qaroll @ Yesterday at 10:29 AM

It just had its premiere in Poland: http://www.muzykuj.com/testy/instrumenty-klawiszowe/casio/casio-gp-500-premiera,570.html Three grand piano samples - nice.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Introducing myself by Gene Nelson @ Yesterday at 10:28 AM

Welcome It's always helpful to associate with other technicians. Check www.ptg.org for techs or a chapter near you. You have a good attitude, hang onto it.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin by Tim Adrianson @ Yesterday at 10:27 AM

Hi, bw123! Welcome to the Piano World site! A few comments: 1 The good stuff -- you do NOT rely on the damper pedal much; and your natural musicality is evident. 2 Throughout, this is much too fast: you need to think of this piece as more of a
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By Sam SOriginally Posted By Tim AdriansonOK, Sam -- I had my daughter transfer all the MP3 Box files to my computer (she was the one who prepared the MP3 conversions originally). NOW I believe everything is in order, judging from
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Mainstage 3.2 by Leonid @ Yesterday at 10:20 AM

Will check, but the thing is I've put MainStage on totally clean machine-first program installed on Mac. Another thing is that i'm checking in mainstage CPU and Ram levels - it doesn't seems overloaded at all, hardly 10%. One more - all other app
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 39 --- General Discussion Room by Albunea @ Yesterday at 10:16 AM

I listened to all, some of them several times. I am amazed with the music and the excellent detailed comments. So nice.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts HAMBURG UPS AND DOWNS by Karl Watson @ Yesterday at 10:14 AM

Dear friends, esp. our European members: In the USA, we are, most of us, only TOO aware of the good and the less-than-good years of S&S Astoria. Except for the obvious devastation of WWII, are there periods that are better than others when consid
Adult Beginners Forum
Although I don't play classical, I know it is a rare piece that the right hand and left hand are not related rhythmically. Sure, you can get a melody down, forsaking the rhythm momentarily, but in the end, one must come to terms with the time signatu
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: a theory question about ii by keystring @ Yesterday at 10:11 AM

Originally Posted By Justin_BYou've made me curious, I will ask my composition tutor about it later in the week! I'll be curious about what your tutor will have to say.
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