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Jump to new posts Re: Tuning an overdamper with stick mutes? by Mark R. @ 2 minutes 41 seconds ago

Thanks, all, Today I made my first prototype stick mute, as Chris suggested, with a narrow, acute angled end for in-between strings, and a wider, less acute angled end for in-between unisons. Unfortunately, the latter is a bit too narrow for approac
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to know you're not damaging tuning pins? by ulymoon @ 11 minutes 32 seconds ago

Ed Foote Thank you for the feedback. Your reply is really reassuring. I was very careful about the strings, I only had very small rotation movements.
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By J Joe TownleyAs a contrast one can look at Anna Larsen's new recording of the Sonata, which is note perfect and smooth as silk but which is noticeably listless and devoid of color. But after all she's only 15 and so gifted. It'd
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Jump to new posts Re: Steinway, Steinwas - and now, "Steinnot" by Retsacnal @ 19 minutes 3 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Rich GalassiniOriginally Posted By S. Phillips It would take a lot more than a fake name on a plate to fake a Steinway. Agreed Sally. The piano we found this on was a "sight unseen" restoration that was sent to us ba
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to know you're not damaging tuning pins? by Ed Foote @ 25 minutes 51 seconds ago

Originally Posted By ulymoon How do you know that you haven't damaged the pins? What procedures do suggest to to follow while tuning especially to guarantee the safety of the pins? Greetings, Chill ! It is far more likely that a beginning tu
My New Piano!
Jump to new posts Re: New (old) Bösendorfer by kefren @ 27 minutes 15 seconds ago

Thank you all for the enthusiasm you show! I'll surely keep you posted! @Rich: we will indeed rebuild the piano as historically accurate as possible. We will surely keep the Viennese action. There is no point, imho, in "updating" a piano t
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Fundamental Keys Support Sight by R_B @ 34 minutes 6 seconds ago

I got book 1 early this week. I should have known, "Book 1" are kinda/sorta like "Book 1" I don't think I have much use for it, but here's a thought for some folk. ESPECIALLY for those without a teacher. If you "need"
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Studying Mozart "Fantasy in d minor" (K.397) by griffin2417 @ 40 minutes 8 seconds ago

I'm really frustrated with how things went with my practice session yesterday. I kept getting tripped up with M26-27. I thought I had this segment nailed the earlier part of this year when I started working on this piece. Yesterday I did five com
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 stands? by Skyscrapersax @ 40 minutes 15 seconds ago

What stand combo for both MP11 AND MP7? K&M 18950 with their extensions? Will the extensions be strong and solid for the 46 pound MP7? Will that extra weight cause the MP11 to shake on the 18950? I'm currently using twelve (yep, 12) milk crat
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts How to know you're not damaging tuning pins? by ulymoon @ 43 minutes 43 seconds ago

Hello, How do you know that you haven't damaged the pins? What procedures do suggest to to follow while tuning especially to guarantee the safety of the pins? ------------------------------------------------------------------ The Story: Yesterday,
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By Almaviva ... By the way, was that a Grotrian or a Bosendorfer grand Victor was playing? Bösendorfer! Larry.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Her Name is Jasmine Weiss. She's 15 and She Will Stun You. by J Joe Townley @ 49 minutes 16 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Michael SayersThere is getting the Liszt sonata under one's fingers, and then there is this . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlLVsuGfWTs&list=PLgUUkZXeqINMAxpfbOSUoZ7Jtvdh8j_0E&index=32 . . . and there does seem
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Daily report / Inspiring each other by Johan B @ 49 minutes 46 seconds ago

27 March Studying Mozart, Fantasy D minor.............and playing piano basic techniques from two albums, edited by Margarete Babinsky Babinsky techniques 1 Babinsky techniques 2 Regards, Johan B
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Keyboard Classics - "Is Your Soundboard Healthy?" by joe80 @ 51 minutes 7 seconds ago

I enjoyed the last sentences - let the ear decide. Thanks for sharing this.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: temperaments and tuning - why it matters for pianists by alfredo capurso @ 52 minutes 6 seconds ago

Hi JH, Last, you wrote: ..."One might try to "control" or influence a musical response, too, not through measurement, etc, but by approaching the issue from the standpoint of cultural awareness/fluency."... I am not sure, for m
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2015 by Johan B @ Today at 05:48 PM

Originally Posted By SpitfireI've decided to start playing piano again. I just got my new digital A few weeks ago. Was piano less before that. I have been playing every day. Can I be added to the list? Spitfire.......welcome at PW......everyday
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Jump to new posts Keyboard Classics - "Is Your Soundboard Healthy?" by Bassano @ Today at 05:41 PM

I recently bought a few issues of "Keyboard Classics - The Magazine You Can Play" from an antique store. I've been pleasantly surprised at the quality of the articles and music inside. What's even cooler is that there was an article in on
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
rXd That's really interesting. Mark Cerisano, Good method. Actually, I tried last night. It was effective even if you have two stirngs (of the same key) out of tune. God! it took me one hour to succeed in having a stable perfect tuning of two pai
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Kinds of recital programs by pianoloverus @ Today at 05:35 PM

I have some ideas about different kinds of recital programs and pianists who like these programs based on recitals I've attended or read about. Of course, I don't mean that the pianists I've listed always play programs like this. 1. The severe or ve
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Greetings, Some time back, on an older list, the question of key choice was debated, and I got an opinion from Enid Katahn, who recorded the temperament CDs. I think it gives a very specific example of why Beethoven was adamant about his piano p
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By Midlife_PianoThanks J Joe. Actually now I think about it, smaller orchestra is probably a good idea because my teacher warned me that the orchestra we have is probably not good enough to carry out heavy work like Rach or Brahms.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP series Piano sample SOUND question by Jay Roland @ Today at 05:28 PM

Sorry, but denial and minimization is not how we roll. I won't speak for any other company here, but at Roland.... We listen. Constantly and Actively. We want to hear from the player who uses his RD-800 5 nights a week in his 10 piece soul/funk ba
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: the dueling bumblebees by Guapo Gabacho @ Today at 05:27 PM

The funniest part is that the piano showroom is crowded.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tuning an overdamper with stick mutes? by pyropaul @ Today at 05:24 PM

That looks like a Papp's Mute to my eyes! Paul.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Teacher- Best Piano Book Method? by AZNpiano @ Today at 05:22 PM

Originally Posted By Opus_Maximus I've sadly inherited transfers, who - even after years of coming to me from another teacher - will still just follow finger numbers - the concept of a "5 finger position", being lodged deep within their ps
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