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Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by Crocus @ 04/25/15 10:25 PM

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Jump to new posts Re: Need help being calm in front of teacher. by keystring @ 04/25/15 10:24 PM

A quick question based on this: Quote:I find it difficult to practice them as I need to play them scores of times and I just don't like the music What have you been taught about the nature of practice? If you are playing something scores of times,
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Petrof new grands - overpriced? by Retsacnal @ 04/25/15 10:21 PM

Originally Posted By Campanella12In general, most piano builders rely on the philosophy that the rim’s main role is to provide the rigidity and hardness to repel any vibrational energy back into the soundboard. Many use layers of hard maple woods t
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: AMEB Piano for Leisure series by Beth_Frances @ 04/25/15 10:18 PM

No worries! I got a naughty kid to play "The Perfect Nanny" from ShowTime Popular at his schools end of year Musical Evening last year. I hope at least one person in the audience shared my little joke hehe.
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Jump to new posts Re: Petrof new grands - overpriced? by Retsacnal @ 04/25/15 10:07 PM

Originally Posted By michaelhaWow, you guys are still talking. All this sounds really familiar. Didn't we already talk about all this pricing stuff, currency fluctuations, oh wait that was campenella's other brand, Sauter. Yep... Originally Posted B
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: BEST FOR CARRYING AROUND? by gracegren @ 04/25/15 10:06 PM

I recently did some research on the RD-64 and it is on my list for a new stage piano. I really like the SuperNatural piano sounds, and this appears to be a solid type of stage piano with the basic sounds one would need on a gig. What is impressive
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Clavinova's escapement simulation by sullivang @ 04/25/15 09:41 PM

As we have discussed here before, Steingraeber have indeed designed an action that eliminates (or almost eliminates) the escapement notch - they have an option on some of their models that uses roller knuckles. However, not everyone likes it. Greg
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Need help being calm in front of teacher. by teelions @ 04/25/15 09:20 PM

Part of my anxiety stems around the fact that I'm not very enamored with the music in Alfred's 2. Actually we had started with Fundamental Keys, a book I purchased and brought to my first class. Teacher decided to go with it even though she was unfam
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How many is too many instruments? by Polyphonist @ 04/25/15 09:09 PM

2 is too many instruments. The less instruments you play, the better you will be at each of the instruments.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Some Interesting Students this Week..... by Polyphonist @ 04/25/15 08:57 PM

Originally Posted By AZNpianoOriginally Posted By pianoman9Student #1 (6 years old): He would actually nudge me with his arm when I was trying to show him how to play something, so great was his desire to play instead of just watch and listen. Fun
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Originally Posted By bleakI also question your statement that Asian scale designs were evolved from traditional Asian folk instruments. From a page on Perzina's website: Yang Ming, the dean of Piano Department of Central Conservatory of Music, says
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts "Y'outta Praise him" by Robert Glasper by Music Me @ 04/25/15 08:49 PM

Hello to all - Any body out here have a transcription of this amazing composition by Robert Glasper? It is from his recording "In My element." If anybody out here knows where I can get it, I would be forever grateful. Thanks.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Clavinova's escapement simulation by MacMacMac @ 04/25/15 08:42 PM

How do you know no one has tried?Originally Posted By Lazerlike42If it were truly undesirable, then surely someone would have tried to eliminate it by now. Anyway, how could it be eliminated? Before letoff, the hammer is part of the mechanical load.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: A question about scales by fizikisto @ 04/25/15 08:42 PM

Yes, The notes of the A minor chord are A-C-E. This is what is known as the root position of the A-minor chord (with the A on the bottom) Imagine playing A-C-E-A (where the latter A is the note one octave higher than the first A) That would als
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Jump to new posts Re: Minuet in G Bach by Ataru074 @ 04/25/15 08:33 PM

Originally Posted By BrianDXAt least this piece doesn't have pedaling. And you absolutely nailed the aspects of what makes pieces like this so hard. think how nice will be when you'll start the real Bach and not Petzold :p :p :p :p :p
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Music name by Damon @ 04/25/15 08:31 PM

Originally Posted By Michael SayersOriginally Posted By DamonAvast blocks the first link with a threat detected. I won't try the other two. What about the signature link? It still is there . . . Webpage unavailable according to my browser.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Improvisation (this one has some markings) by JoelW @ 04/25/15 08:27 PM

Revised version. I removed a couple measures before the coda that I decided just don't work. It actually fits on two pages consequently.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Need help being calm in front of teacher. by John v.d.Brook @ 04/25/15 08:06 PM

Originally Posted By teelionsHere's my problem: I cannot play my learned lessons correctly when in the practice room. I fumble with the keys, speed up, slow dow, go back, forget; terrible technique! Specific items she tells me to work on, even if I
Piano Forum
@ Steve. Thanks for following up on the Kawai comment.
Piano Forum
I think you are still misunderstanding. I would consider the Hamburg Steinway as an American scale design as it produces what sound to me a robust "American" tone. While it is true that the new baldwin grands don't have the same specs as
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New piano--C3X grand by BrianDX @ 04/25/15 07:45 PM

Many congrats!
Piano Forum
What about the venerable 275? I think that has 3 extra keys.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: The Italian Concert No.2 by J.S.Bach by currawong @ 04/25/15 07:43 PM

Originally Posted By Polyphonist I'm afraid the only way to stop the thread being resurrected endlessly would be to lock it. And I don't think there's a single mod on this secluded part of Piano World. I've explained this before, but I'll try again:
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 23 yo Steinway M Versus Brand New Yamaha C2X by BrianDX @ 04/25/15 07:40 PM

Originally Posted By StartwithBachHi All. So I tried the new C2X, and it was more than I could want! I knew that was the one when I sat down and played. I played everything from Bach to Chopin to Jon Schmidt to see how it performed. Beautiful touch,
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Clavinova's escapement simulation by EssBrace @ 04/25/15 07:28 PM

Originally Posted By Kawai JamesNo Steve, I believe he sold the CLP-990 to buy the CA95. Cheers, James x Oh yes, that's right. If I remember correctly the advantage of the CA-95 was that all possible maintenance and adjustments could be carried ou
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