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Jump to new posts Re: How about this Knabe Studio Piano? by SMHaley @ 09/21/14 07:16 PM

Originally Posted By: Paul678 And so the question is, are these still fully Austrian pianos? Yes Originally Posted By: Paul678 How has Yamaha management affected the manufacture of these pianos? Yes... they're still in business.
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They was using up all kinds of piano measuring' equipment that they had hanging around the piano workshop. They was taking plaster tire tracks, foot prints, dog smelling prints, and they took twenty seven eight-by-ten color glossy photographs with ci
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Jump to new posts Re: Darrell Fandrich is Well by Rickster @ 09/21/14 07:11 PM

That may be true, Ed, but I don't see a problem posting that info here on the piano forum as well. That's just my .02. Glad Darrell is better and he can still work to some extent... Rick
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Jump to new posts Re: What books do you use for teaching beginners? by Daffodil @ 09/21/14 07:09 PM

Originally Posted By: rnapleOriginally Posted By: Daffodil However, I'd like to know if there are some amazing books I'm missing. Anyone care to share what they use? Hope you don't mind an adult beginners thoughts. I'm pretty amazed with this:
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Jump to new posts Re: Arpeggios! How and how much do you practice them? by Doritos Flavoured @ 09/21/14 07:01 PM

The more, the better. If you find the plain exercises boring, at least try playing pieces with plenty of them, like Bach's WTC1, Beethoven's Moonlight 1st mov, Burgmuller's Angel piece from op100 etc
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Jump to new posts Re: Darrell Fandrich is Well by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 09/21/14 06:57 PM

That is good news Chris-but it belongs on the technicians forum. Darrel is a technician not a pianist.
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Jump to new posts Re: Light Hammers- Computer Analysis of 4 Grand Piano Actions by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 09/21/14 06:56 PM

Tone regulation properly done is an integrated process of developing tonal resources and action feel in a way that lets pianists perform music as they desire. It is never productive to separate regulating the tonal characteristics from touch control.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Pianoteq vs Digital Piano vs Acoustic Piano by Doritos Flavoured @ 09/21/14 06:55 PM

Bought pianoteq 5 stage. Just wonderful. My px-850 concert sample is ok, but pianoteq's D truly offers a lot more punch and harmonic overtones. Plus all the reverb options and such. Anyway, I was more interested in the historic pianos collection a
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Cherbonieff, how self serving of you to talk to me like I am a drooling nincompoop. I know this will come as a complete surprise to you, but I can actually read both the graphs and the information in your action analysis program. I use another acti
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Jump to new posts Re: Question about Actions (touch & feel ) New Vs Vintage by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 09/21/14 06:47 PM

I don't measure action inertia, I sense it the same way a pianist plays the piano. With my fingers.
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I had a positive experience yesterday, tuning a friends 1977 Yamaha G2 grand for a party they were having. This was the first time I actually tuned for lots of people!...was a bit nervous, as there were professional colleagues there etc. The pian
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: wrOriginally Posted By: trigalg693Originally Posted By: Louis Podesta He (Chopin) insisted that his students practice no more than two hours a day. And, that they spend the rest of their time discovering all there is to life, w
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Jump to new posts Re: Who invented the Compression Soundboard? by Olek @ 09/21/14 06:28 PM

Hi, I PM you to documentation, easier way than rewriting all ...
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How low of an inertia level, and how do you measure it?
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Jump to new posts Re: Anyone working with Fundamental Keys by 8 Octaves @ 09/21/14 06:20 PM

Well, the piece is gone in the new 2nd edition of Fundamental Keys.
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Jump to new posts Re: NON-CLASSICAL COMPETITIONS FOR ADULTS? by gynnis @ 09/21/14 06:16 PM

I guess if you are planning to send the recording around for review, and electronic recording is the easiest and cheapest way to do it. Certainly, for modern music, electronic is the preferred approach. For classical recordings that expect to hav
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I kind of see how both people have a point: chernobieff is correct that weight matters, and you can't just remove all the weight from the keys and expect to have a good piano. Keeping the weights even across the keys will give you a better piano (c
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Originally Posted By: Ed McMorrow, RPTThe "Dogma" we have been taught regarding what down-weight is "Normal" does not survive close inspection. Static touch-weight can be markedly higher than "Normal" once the inertia is
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Jump to new posts Darrell Fandrich is Well by chernobieff @ 09/21/14 06:04 PM

Here is an email I just received from Heather Fandrich Quote:Please post: "Darrell Fandrich is well. He does have wet macular degeneration in his right eye which makes it difficult for him to drive, and takes energy to deal with. He's receiv
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Originally Posted By: chernobieff In the last post Roy says: "high-inertia action requires so much force that the pianist has to struggle... How much inertia were you complaining about, and what inertia did you change it to, to be happy? T
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Oh Yes, All charts are before restoration and buying lots of lead.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Privia Px-150 or Px-730?? by peterws @ 09/21/14 05:44 PM

Originally Posted By: SheyPeter's, do you have any pics of your hand made cabinet? Would love to see it. Here it is. I posted it on another section, but the images seem to not be there for some reason. Any slab piano will fit in there except thos
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Practice Technique - Only Slow? by JoeHom @ 09/21/14 05:36 PM

Hi Kojak, I do not pretend to be an expert by any means myself, but what I do know I'd love to share with you! I will look around for more websites, or I may just continue on to my next blog discussion about hand positions and efficiency, since they
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As you said chernobieff, all three actions were uneven from note to note. I assume you improved the eveness before releasing the piano to an unsuspecting client.
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: bennevisOriginally Posted By: proutOriginally Posted By: bennevisTo reduce the risk of injury, one shouldn't practice more hours in a day than there are hours in a day. It's a scientific fact. Well, from sunrise to sunrise on
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