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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Distance between the Black Keys . . ? by Enthusiast @ Yesterday at 12:22 PM

Originally Posted By: peterwsOriginally Posted By: slipperykeysPersonally I want a keyboard that replicates an acoustic in design and realisation as closely as possible although I would like to try a keyboard where a low narrow ridge moulded into the
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: People don't seem to like Rachmaninoff at all. by bledredwine @ Yesterday at 12:22 PM

Rachmaninoff has been my favorite composer since age 14. I just haven't found a composer who can parallel his combination of texture (see Rhapsody on a Theme by Pagannini), orchestration (flute taking theme in Rach 3, ahhh), bravura, nationalistic r
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tips for playing a piece through by carlos88 @ Yesterday at 12:21 PM

The self-recording process has really been the breakthrough change for me for playing a piece all the way through. The stress level is pretty equivalent to playing in front of someone. Maybe worse :-) I have to set rules for myself when using rec
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Top selling self-taught pianists? by Derulux @ Yesterday at 12:20 PM

Originally Posted By: Sand TigerOriginally Posted By: DeruluxYour information on Watson is, at best, misinformed. ... So, he was surrounded by great golf, and coached by outstanding golf coaches for most of his amateur life. Bearing that in mind, I
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Wessell, Nickel & Gross Action Parts by Norbert @ Yesterday at 12:11 PM

Quote:Since posting the negative assessment of W,N&G actions in Mr Meyers communication-your offer to "represent" W,N&G to the German piano industry must be considered moot-or am I wrong as usual? It's not a "negative asse
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tired Fingers by Atrys @ Yesterday at 12:08 PM

It's not lactic acid that's the problem, this would be very obvious to the OP. It's also not the infamous DOMS, as this too would be very obvious. bennevis doesn't seem to understand fluid depletion very well. Let's also remind him that there are n
Pianist Corner
I only discovered her the other day, by accident while perusing youtube. She's fabulous. Just what classical needs. A bit like Nigel Kennedy for piano.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bechstein grand agraffe by BEN120N @ Yesterday at 12:07 PM

Thanks for the reply. The dimensions are as follows; Height from shoulder to top; 12mm Width as viewed from front; 11mm Bottom section depth; 6mm Top section depth; 8mm Hope that makes sense. I shall try to email a photo. I hav
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By: PianoBoennaI have now started to save up for a AG N1. Hopefully it will be my christmas present for my self B. What about a silent piano for that sort of price? Based on my recent experiences at the shops I'd much rather g
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tips for playing a piece through by ClsscLib @ Yesterday at 12:05 PM

Originally Posted By: noobpianist90Here, go through this: http://www.bulletproofmusician.com/what-every-musician-ought-to-know-about-stage-fright/ A great entry in a great blog, to which I have now subscribed. Thanks for posting this!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Midi Keyboards with Looper and PC by Var @ Yesterday at 11:58 AM

Absolutely. I'm interested in seeing how well everything works together, including either a DAW or the software that comes with both pieces.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Double String Unison (DSU) Tuning Technique by Toni Goldener @ Yesterday at 11:57 AM

Thanks Marc very much for your video and your illstrations. At home I have a book of Otto Funke. He suggested to tune each unison first, even when setting the temperament. For me it is not so easy to understand everything (language problem), so if I
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Premier Piano of New York by Minnesota Marty @ Yesterday at 11:52 AM

It's not the name on the fallboard which brings joy, it's the piano when it sings to you. I agree, if the piano is in decent shape, that's a very fair price. But, it doesn't mean that you can't do a little bargaining. Hiring a qualified tech is ve
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "Shoe box" sound by Toni Goldener @ Yesterday at 11:48 AM

Dear technicians First thanks a lot for all your advices and help witch I really appreciate. Unfortunately I had only a short moment of time at the grand, I wasn't even able to take out the action, nor to take a closer look at the grand, just play a
Pianist Corner
I agree with her wholeheartedly. If I'm to be honest, I wish that classical music could even abandon the dress codes, black + white aristocratic vibe that it has. I do think that it would increase the mass appeal. We can go anywhere and see jazz/bl
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Premier Piano of New York by FenderJazzMan @ Yesterday at 11:20 AM

thanks for that.... I am indeed going to make sure I get a tech to look at it. My impression from just looking at this once, is that it was babied and not played too much over it's life.. The idea of buying something hand crafted in America for th
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Troubleshooting the Gravity Drop/Weight Transfer etc. by bledredwine @ Yesterday at 11:16 AM

Hey guys. I'm a long time follower here that just hasn't posted in years I've followed all of the great arm weight debates with Niklaus's/KeyboardKlutz's weight + Kitty's fingers etc.... Anyway, I've been struggling with my sound and feeling comfort
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Is There a Static and Universal Musical Truth? by Old Man @ Yesterday at 11:16 AM

Originally Posted By: Mark_CNo A wise man, indeed.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: AlfredoIn order to achieve a good ET progression, Prout, once you are addressed correctly, you need years of attentive and scrupulous work. I think that partials do not need to be predicted, but heard and put in the right place.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Valentina Lisitsa talks about elitism, concert etiquette.... by TwoSnowflakes @ Yesterday at 11:08 AM

I also thought it was effective and engaging. One vocal woman in the audience shouted something to the effect of "just play the piece!" and was promptly shushed by the rest of the audience, but the mood was blown and she promptly did get t
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Cracks in my soundboard?? by sophial @ Yesterday at 11:00 AM

I'm not a tech but don't see anything terribly alarming here or abnormal. See what your tech says and in the meantime try not to worry too much.
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: About the Blues scale by JamesPlaysPiano @ Yesterday at 11:00 AM

We've arrived at an interesting "place" regarding the blues scale... On one extreme, you can play using only the six notes of the minor blues scale, and you get a very distinct, authentic sound. On the other extreme, you can add so much chr
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Wessell, Nickel & Gross Action Parts by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Yesterday at 10:59 AM

Norbert, Since posting the negative assessment of W,N&G actions in Mr Meyers communication-your offer to "represent" W,N&G to the German piano industry must be considered moot-or am I wrong as usual?
Pianist Corner
I've been to two of her performances. One was a paid, traditional performance in a recital salon, where she didn't speak, and she played exactly what was on the program. The other was a free performance in a church, where, halfway into the performa
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Accepted Procedure for Having a Piano Tech look at a piano? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Yesterday at 10:55 AM

When you hire a technician to inspect a piano you are considering purchasing-the technician is working for you. The information he/she gives you is for your use. Not discussing the piano in hearing range of the seller lets you think it all through
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