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Originally Posted By: AtrysHaha, this is obviously a false statement that is not supported by reason or evidence. All right. 2+2 = 4. Discuss. You can't. At least not meaningfully, unless you invent a new kind of math. If you insist that what
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Originally Posted By: carey....he's been at it for almost 50 years.... Another (inadvertent) understatement!
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Originally Posted By: VidWhat was this thread about again? I think it's about some Chopin etude I've personally never had the desire or patience to learn myself. We're sure having fun here aren't we !!
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Originally Posted By: CarloPiano You know nothing about me. You simply can't know if I'm a good pianist or not, anyway I'm not interested at all in your opinion. Would I be a better pianist in your imagination if I'd agree with you? Hahaha, this thre
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Jump to new posts Re: Play chopin étude op 10 no 1 at 104 bpm in a week by CarloPiano @ 07/21/14 05:24 PM

Originally Posted By: faulty_DamperOriginally Posted By: CarloPianoIMHO he is just another know-it all piano noob that behaves like a new rich. A real professional would never dare to talk the way he does. The reason why you speak the way you do is
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Originally Posted By: carey being able to improvise at the highest creative level - well, that's a gift !! Do you have evidence to support this claim, or are you making things up again? In fact, the evidence available to us points to the contrary
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Originally Posted By: AtrysOriginally Posted By: carey Mark is one heck of a better pianist than you. I doubt it. Anyways, he believes that improv is reserved for the gifted few, which speaks volumes about his critical thinking facilities. The t
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Jump to new posts Re: Reasonable Expectations for a Piano Dealer by Minnesota Marty @ 07/21/14 05:21 PM

Bill - You might tell the store that you are interested in the S&S, but before deciding, you would like the action regulated. It may make all the difference.
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Jump to new posts Re: What to buy Roldan HP 508 or HPi50e? by Thomas B @ 07/21/14 05:20 PM

Originally Posted By: gremat So i`m between the HP508 and the HPi50e from Roland. First of all a technical question regarding the key sensitvity: The HP508 and HPi50E say: Key Touch: 100 types, Fixed Touch Hammer Response: Off, 10 levels The 506/50
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Originally Posted By: Saranoya If you keep insisting that you deal exclusively in "objective facts" (not so), while I deal in "substance-less' words", then *your* posts are the ones that are null and void for the purposes of this
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What was this thread about again?
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Jump to new posts Re: Reasonable Expectations for a Piano Dealer by theoak @ 07/21/14 05:17 PM

I get this is the "Piano" forum; however, for $4K-$7K, you could get a REALLY nice digital piano (gasp!), with a really close acoustic grand piano action. For a $2K to $3K digital, you would probably make your money back in tuning costs ov
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Originally Posted By: AtrysYour posts are objectively null and are really just "words, words, words" without any intellectual substance. The fact that they are subjective does not make them without substance. An opinion, unlike an objectiv
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Originally Posted By: faulty_Damper ALL pianists are capable of the entire range of movements (with the exception of those without arms.) They probably use all of them on a daily basis unless they are comatose. Or arthritic. For even such a self-p
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Originally Posted By: Mark_C That's probably true, but I'm a lot more sure that I'm a better physicist and scientist. 1) It's probably not true. 2) You haven't the slightest clue about anything to do with physics or the sciences LOL! It's cute tha
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Originally Posted By: careyOriginally Posted By: AtrysOriginally Posted By: Mark_C I'm not sure you have "101" under your belt I do, and my understanding of the science and physics surrounding piano play is leagues ahead of yours. I'm sur
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Originally Posted By: Monica K.Originally Posted By: CarlosCCOriginally Posted By: Monica K.(...)So I hope you pick Einaudi! I'd hate to have him underrepresented or even--gasp--outplayed by Joplin in the recital. Monika, I'll play a piece of Ein
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Jump to new posts Re: Play chopin étude op 10 no 1 at 104 bpm in a week by faulty_Damper @ 07/21/14 05:07 PM

Originally Posted By: SaranoyaNot all pianists are capable of the entire range of different movements that faulty_damper has been alluding to. And even when they *are* physically capable of performing the theoretically "perfect" movement, t
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Jump to new posts Re: I play a lot better in the morning than the evening? by Roland The Beagle @ 07/21/14 05:05 PM

Later in the day, my playing becomes more expressive. I think it may be partially related to the fact that I'm on medication that is sedative that I take at night and in the morning, and when it wears off I feel moodier and it translates into my pla
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Originally Posted By: Saranoya None of what I've said here is objective Exactly. Your posts are objectively null and are really just "words, words, words" without any intellectual substance. @faulty_Damper +1 to Horowitz sounding not-ve
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Jump to new posts Re: Play chopin étude op 10 no 1 at 104 bpm in a week by faulty_Damper @ 07/21/14 04:59 PM

Originally Posted By: CarloPiano - Objective: Music is about producing sounds, not movements (for that we have dance), and we seem to agree that Horowitz "sounded good"... No, I do not agree that Horowitz sounded good. I can't listen to
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Jump to new posts Re: Identifying Some Pieces by Monica K. @ 07/21/14 04:59 PM

Welcome to the forum, nasserjs. Anime music usually falls into the unsatisfactorily named "new age" genre. You are right, though, that these pieces sound a bit jazzier than the traditional new age offering. A couple of artists who seem
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Originally Posted By: AtrysIntuitive technique does not imply efficiency. Indeed it does not -- at least not necessarily. But why the continued insistence on the all-or-nothing importance of "efficiency"? Not all pianists are capable of t
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I think if you have dug into the music and know what your intentions are then actual instrument becomes less of an issue. You can try things and possibly some instruments will fail to give full expression, but when you find one that does the magic wi
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