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Jump to new posts Re: Shostakovich and Prokofiev by bennevis @ 4 minutes 30 seconds ago

Composers damning other composers is nothing new. Mozart on Clementi, Brahms on Wagner (and vice versa)...all the way to Boulez's damning of any contemporary composer who wrote tunes .
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Something (Anything) Other Than ET by Jon Page @ 11 minutes 13 seconds ago

Until Ron Koval's temperaments surfaced, to introduce someone to WT's you'd use either the Moore or Broadwood's Best. As 'mild' as these are, they produced some 3rds and 5ths which didn't settle well with my customers. After trying many non-ET's, I e
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Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by keystring @ 22 minutes 3 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Mark R. In answer to the first part: What I have described is what I learnt from my mother (who studied music in Germany), and also from my German speaking teachers here in South Africa. You are welcome to cross-check this, fo
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by keystring @ 28 minutes 36 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: GadzarFor what I understand, "Perfect" is a reminiscence of the old days, when it was used for intervals in fact pure, beatless, perfectly harmonious. Today, the word "perfect" is used only to differentiate
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by Gadzar @ 47 minutes 27 seconds ago

For what I understand, "Perfect" is a reminiscence of the old days, when it was used for intervals in fact pure, beatless, perfectly harmonious. Today, the word "perfect" is used only to differentiate from diminished or augmente
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Happy Birthday earlofmar !!!! by MandyD @ 50 minutes 3 seconds ago

Happy Birthday
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The Famous (infamous?) One Month to Recital Thread by Allard @ 53 minutes 4 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: JaydenI chose To Zanarkand myself. Might be nice to hear both of our versions. I skipped the 4 bars near the end though, as, while I could play it, I couldn't play it well enough yet(imo) so I am submitting a shortened version o
Adult Beginners Forum
Thanks Mr SH, I am glad I found such a lovely place as well. My my that's one big job you got on your hands there. Make me feel real wimpish for putting off painting our little box we call home.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tight Key ?? by Gadzar @ Today at 05:34 AM

Originally Posted By: BDBYou are raising the key above its normal height? That is not a good thing to do. It will bind on the balance rail pin, which can damage the key while causing the effect you are seeing. Most keysets have something that keeps
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by Mark R. @ Today at 05:32 AM

Originally Posted By: keystringDo we know how it is taught in all schools in German speaking countries? I know that in English speaking countries there are differences. Is it not possible that the same is true in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland?
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Could you tell more about this specific Steinway K52? If looks and so on are a factor you might consider a (rebuilt) Steinway Victorian upright as well. Don't know how they are sound and action wise compared to the K52 but they sure do look beautiful
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Happy Birthday earlofmar !!!! by wimpiano @ Today at 05:26 AM

Congratulations and many happy returns of the day!!
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Jump to new posts Re: Happy Birthday earlofmar !!!! by UKIkarus @ Today at 05:19 AM

Happy Birthday
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 vs CA95 by markmarz @ Today at 05:17 AM

The MP11 finally arrived! Sitting on the K&M 18950 with the extenders inserted but fully collapsed the floor to key top height is just under 29 1/4". Same measurement for K-3 upright is 30 1/4" .. almost exactly 1" greater. I'll me
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by Mark R. @ Today at 05:15 AM

Originally Posted By: proutOriginally Posted By: Mark R.Tim, I agree with you. The qualifier "perfect" adds no value. By the way, in German, we do exactly what you are calling for: we simply call the intervals a fourth ("Quarte")
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by keystring @ Today at 04:55 AM

Originally Posted By: Mark R. The qualifier "rein" is used in a tuning context, but not in a music theory context. It means (literally) "pure". Note that any interval can be "rein": even a major third (reine Durterz) or
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by keystring @ Today at 04:52 AM

Originally Posted By: TimROriginally Posted By: Chris Leslie When a theory teacher plays a 5th on a piano for demonstration, it is actually tempered probably, but it is considered to be a "perfect" 5th and the tempering is ignored. But in
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by Mark R. @ Today at 04:49 AM

Originally Posted By: keystringOriginally Posted By: Mark R.By the way, in German, we do exactly what you are calling for: we simply call the intervals a fourth ("Quarte") and fifth ("Quinte"). When I first started formal music th
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: what do you think piano teachers about it? by Art_Vandelay @ Today at 04:49 AM

George is getting upset!!!!
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Happy Birthday earlofmar !!!! by CarlosCC @ Today at 04:49 AM

From a Portuguese Leo to an Australian Leo: Happy birthday my friend!!!!! I bet you're going to do a huge party with lots of food, friends and music! Have a nice day!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 Thread by LarryMan @ Today at 04:44 AM

Starboard, I hope you sort the problem soon I did some research for the K&M 18950 and according to the http://www.thomann.de/gb/km_18950.htm the dimensions are: 650-890(H) x 650-1030(W) x 395mm (D). Weight: 10kg which allows you to adjust
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Learning progress by Art_Vandelay @ Today at 04:40 AM

They can be, but they can also be motivational. Getting a 6 year old to practice consistently isn't easy. He'll most likely work a lot harder if he knows he doesn't want to look bad.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Shostakovich and Prokofiev by Verbum mirabilis @ Today at 04:32 AM

Originally Posted By: argerichfanOriginally Posted By: TwoSnowflakes Later, of course, there was a rush to cast him as having been anti-Soviet. Was this true or was this simply the wishful thinking of those who want to believe he's something he wasn
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By: littlebirdblueThe biggest issue I'm having with it is with its pedal. Just an FYI if you decide to keep the PX-150 - I replaced the pedal with an M-Audio SP-2. Much better, more stable.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The Famous (infamous?) One Month to Recital Thread by Mr Super-Hunky @ Today at 04:20 AM

Originally Posted By: TrapperJohnOriginally Posted By: Mr Super-HunkyWell I've been on 25'-30'scaffolding for the past 3 months staining the lodge with oil. I can't even begin to tell you how sick of smelling like a fish every night is. Plus the a
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