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Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How does Synthesia work? Can someone help me out? by Swain @ 31 minutes 55 seconds ago

Synthesia in it's current form is not really the way to go.....but regardless what anyone else tells you, it is perfectly fine to augment your learning with software. especially software that will help develop your sight-reading ability...but do not
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: For those heros who`ve attempted . . by Albunea @ 38 minutes 4 seconds ago

The closest to "rote learning" I've been doing is "Cheek to Cheek" (arrangement by Andrea Cappellari). I started one year ago and I might not be ready to play it in two more years. The first chords I have them absolutely engraine
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Practicing: memorizing or reading sheet? by zrtf90 @ 43 minutes 40 seconds ago

Originally Posted By AdelheidI am wondering. When I practice something, is it best to memorize the position of the fingers by repitition, or is it better to keep reading every time from the sheet and not memorize it? In support of all the other respo
Pianist Corner
Pieces I have played for decades and still enjoy are very numerous. In fact, I don't play any pieces I don't enjoy these days. However, tiring of playing something and tiring of listening to it are not quite the same thing. Over the years I have writ
Adult Beginners Forum
I am not learning pieces by rote because I don't have the energy for it (looks difficult to me). Well, just reading all this about the different wires needed for this synthesia thing gets me a bit dizzy. But, when I've seen people playing like this,
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Group Lessons (Yamaha) Vs Private Lesson by AZNpiano @ Today at 04:06 AM

Originally Posted By fofig The teacher in class just says that it is matter of different pace of learning at this age but I really have the impression that none of the students really works at home. You can walk into any public school classroom an
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By CutestpuppieYour comment made me cry a little.No need to cry. Pianoworld, and especially the ABF subforum, is a very supportive and helpful forum. So helpful in fact, that sometimes the help and advice you get is not simply what
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Playing fff on key release. (px860)??? by spanishbuddha @ Today at 03:51 AM

Dirty contacts or split rubber boots. Open it up if out of warranty, and clean them or swap keys and contacts to a lower/higher rarely used position.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Practicing: memorizing or reading sheet? by Qazsedcft @ Today at 03:51 AM

Yes, of course, it makes sense to memorize in phrases. What I'm talking about is the linking notes. Many composers will link phrases by making the cadence of one phrase the beginning of the next phrase. It's not always the case but often it is. When
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By sullivang26 velocity layers (click the "crown" logo) Somewhere else it says 25GB compressed - it's a bit of a monster. Greg. - ah!, thanks. 26 layers is quite generous for Kontakt which makes an excellent job of hid
Pianist Corner
This is a wonderful question, though I need more time to think about it. One test might be if you feel the urge to skip ahead when you're listening to a "favorite" piece. Another would be whether you ever actually listen to your top ten o
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
26 velocity layers (click the "crown" logo) Somewhere else it says 25GB compressed - it's a bit of a monster. Greg.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
"we decided to create this instrument with the least possible room reflexions or even reverb" - that certainly gets my approval. Their first demo is dry (or nearly) which takes some nerve, very few libraries dare to show their face withou
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The One Month to Russian Recital thread by peterws @ Today at 02:21 AM

Originally Posted By outoOriginally Posted By chopinoholicThe 'open for submissions' should be today. I hope outo has some time today to start up the recital! Yep, later today... Drum Roll . . . . . .
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The One Month to Russian Recital thread by outo @ Today at 02:18 AM

Originally Posted By chopinoholicThe 'open for submissions' should be today. I hope outo has some time today to start up the recital! Yep, later today...
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The One Month to Russian Recital thread by chopinoholic @ Today at 02:05 AM

The 'open for submissions' should be today. I hope outo has some time today to start up the recital! So not hours, but 15 days until the recital goes live.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hallet Davis by huaidongxi @ Today at 01:54 AM

Tbell, the chinese piano factories are producing in the hundreds of thousands now with the increasing affluence of their domestic market plus the export trade. some of the factories are controlled by non-chinese companies including korean and german
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
I have seen a number of requests for this so thought I'd offer my services. I am (was) an electrical engineer and working rock and roll KB player until spine surgery recently forced me into early retirement and now, looking for something I can do tha
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Used LX15e or new LX17 by JoeT @ Today at 01:47 AM

Originally Posted By GrandpantsWould you buy a, said to be 6 mos. used, used LX15e for $3,150 No. $1000 maybe.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Used LX15e or new LX17 by Grandpants @ Today at 01:34 AM

Simply and quickly put. Would you buy a, said to be 6 mos. used, used LX15e for $3,150 or would you go the $5000 for a new LX17.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By MacMacMacYes, at $280 it's twice what I'd be willing to pay. Indeed. That's a great offer for people who know how to make money with that. But just for casual piano as a hobby that's too much.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Group Lessons (Yamaha) Vs Private Lesson by fofig @ Today at 01:07 AM

Originally Posted By Peter K. MoseAt your daughter's age, I would keep her in a Yamaha group experience for another year. Or switch to another group endeavor, like Orff or Kodaly or eurhythmics classes. Or do both. Or speak to the Yamaha school admin
Adult Beginners Forum
Quick tip.... When you connect your MIDI interface to your piano, be sure to connect the plug marked 'In' to the MIDI port marked 'Out', and the plug marked 'Out' to the MIDI port marked 'In' It may seem illogical to you, but that's how it works. M
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: A possible cause to the stiff action by pianoforte365 @ Today at 12:53 AM

Hi James, I send you a message, please check it
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: A possible cause to the stiff action by James Guo @ Today at 12:47 AM

Thank you for your response! Would liquid lubricant actually make the keys stick?
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