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Originally Posted By HuiChinnyHi Everyone! It's been awhile since I checked in here. I'm now at pg 51 - Love Somebody and A Friend Like You. Next attempt will be Money Can't Buy Everything. It's getting harder! My girl has been bugging me to learn th
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by Tom Christian @ 05/25/15 04:45 PM

Back on-line (temporarily), and it's time for a few more thank-yous. Originally Posted By barbaram41. Tom Christian - Minuet in G minor, BWV Anh. 115 Love the harpsichord! Really enjoyed both pieces. The different accent placements has such a notice
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Assistance appreciated (intermediate-ish?) by Venividivici @ 05/25/15 04:43 PM

I sat down, looked through and analysed Minuet, since it's a simple rythm. I can now play that at the correct tempo and rythm with little to no difficulty. I'm going to start playing some other easy pieces in various rythms and get them down, then pr
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Ernest Fanelli (1860 - 1917) by Michael Sayers @ 05/25/15 04:41 PM

Hi Everyone, I am wondering if anyone here is familiar with Ernest Fanelli's music for piano solo. Apart from the interesting biography at Wikipedia, and a few recordings of his haunting and evocative music on YouTube, there is little which is imme
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Jump to new posts Yamaha upright by joesmith @ 05/25/15 04:41 PM

I have a yamaha upright. It is in great shape. Aprox how much is it worth?
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Question for Jay Roland re RD64 by Jay Roland @ 05/25/15 04:38 PM

A couple of suggestions. Full flight case..... http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/GTour61 Semi flight..... http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/GKPE61TSA Both fit the RD-64 quite well. Jay
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Looking to buy a small amp. by MacMacMac @ 05/25/15 04:34 PM

For under $100 you can: - Get some computer speakers. They're are not exactly stellar, but they might be better than those in your piano. or - Find some used equipment on Ebay or Craigs List. I got a Yamaha home theater receiver for $32, and a pa
Piano Teachers Forum
Originally Posted By MomOfBeginnersI do not believe that you lose some memorization skill because you become good at reading. Neither do I. Originally Posted By MomOfBeginnersYou lose memorization skill because you don't practice it. True. And the
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Time the hammer makes contact with the string/s by Michael Sayers @ 05/25/15 04:31 PM

Originally Posted By WithindaleOriginally Posted By Michael Sayers... how one pianist can sound glassy, another singing, another robustamente, et c., regardless of the dynamic level, staccato vs. legato ... Hello Michael Can a pianist reproduce the
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Question for Jay Roland re RD64 by ClsscLib @ 05/25/15 04:31 PM

Jay, is there a reasonably priced, reasonably light flight case that you'd recommend when taking the RD64 as checked baggage on a flight?
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: I was mentioned in an Alkan Society Bulletin! by Michael Sayers @ 05/25/15 04:23 PM

Hi Orange Soda King, Congratulations - and thanks for sharing the images (indirectly) through here! Maybe you have forgotten about the other thread which you began?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2015 by ClsscLib @ 05/25/15 04:21 PM

First of several days in Madrid. After a long day recovering from jet lag, then working, I sat down to my phantasmagorically splendiferous Yamaha NP-11 and... it had died. I've lugged this miserable thing all around the world, and THIS is what it g
Piano Teachers Forum
I'm not a teacher, but I disagree with the viewpoint that reading and memorizing are two extremes on a continuum. It seems to imply that if you are extremely good at memorizing, I can automatically conclude that you must be bad at reading. It may b
Just For The Fun of It
Jump to new posts a Sir John Gielgud playlist by Michael Sayers @ 05/25/15 04:18 PM

Fellow Gielgud admirers, you may enjoy a look at what was brought to my attention: Sir John Gielgud - YouTube playlist
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts More String Leveling Fun by Scriabin67 @ 05/25/15 04:18 PM

In this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8ORN2FBJ-A He claims to use a Mannino tool which has a similar tip as this one: http://www.faulkpiano.com/string_leveling_tool And I've seen another string leveling tool with this tip:
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Studying Piano in a German Conservatory by Francisco Scalco @ 05/25/15 04:11 PM

Hey, I'm doing the same you are. I'm currently studying in a conservatoire here but trying to get to Austria/Germany, and I have bad news for you I think. Everyone I know who studies in germany told me to not even try auditioning unless you already p
Piano Teachers Forum
Originally Posted By John v.d.BrookI am curious as to why you consider reading skills and memory skills to be an either/or proposition. As you point out, if a pianist cannot read, then their horizons are extremely limited. But by the same token, if
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by wimpiano @ 05/25/15 03:51 PM

Originally Posted By zrtf90 36. WimPiano - Op. 68 Album for the Young No. 16 - Erster Verlust This is a deceptively difficult piece and many people in the 40 piece challenge thread are finding similar parallels in their own 'easy' choices. Your achie
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: What did you practise today? by Pover @ 05/25/15 03:50 PM

Had some time today so worked on Chopin's waltzes op.70 (refined no.1, and learning both 2 and 3). These are, in my opinion, very beautiful but somewhat underplayed works. No.3 in Db is delightful and perhaps slightly more difficult than it sounds (i
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: What did you practise today? by Tim Adrianson @ 05/25/15 03:46 PM

Nearest project on the docket is Mozart's "Kegelstatt Trio" for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano. That performance will take place on 16 June at our place -- we're the hosts this time for a musical group called "Carnaval" -- all ama
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Control at the piano. What is it? by Stubbie @ 05/25/15 03:42 PM

Originally Posted By AlbuneaJytte, I've been all my life listening to music, and now piano music, but I never analyze it. I can understand how it would be helpful for me to see it in detail and pieces in my own endeavor with the piano, but that can't
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Baldwin Grand Model R questions by Le Chat Botte @ 05/25/15 03:34 PM

I liked the L better mainly due to the action and probably which way I'll go. The R was stiff and tight - the key depth was very low which made it seem tighter. The L had a much nicer action not to heavy, but certainly not loose. The sound from th
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Looking to buy a small amp. by Finfan @ 05/25/15 03:32 PM

Basically I just want something that allows me to listen to the keyboard without headphones while I practice. The built in speakers of the keyboard are pretty bad. At the very most, if I ever get confident enough, I might take it to play at a backy
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: FOYD - Focus On Your Domain by Stubbie @ 05/25/15 03:25 PM

Agree, thumbs up to Jotur for being able to play an hour's worth of pieces from memory. It doesn't just happen--it takes a lot of work to be able to do that. I can barely sit for an hour, let alone sit and *play* for an hour. SwissMS, cool that yo
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by torquenale @ 05/25/15 03:19 PM

I have a new list of persons I want to thank fot listening and kindly commenting my submission: Andy Platt, piano_primo_1, Ganddalf, peterws, PaleBlueDot, wimpiano, AndyMC, zrtf90, Greener, chopinoholic, stumbler. I received a lot of useful suggesti
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