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Jump to new posts Re: Vertegrand pressure bar loosening by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Today at 10:45 AM

Most post WW2 Steinway verticals I have seen have too little counter-bearing from the pressure bar. Other vertical pianos can have this problem as well. The main symptom is that the strings will not stay properly spaced at the V-bar. This problem, of
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Jump to new posts Re: "How It's Made" and Cunningham Piano Co. by Karl Watson @ Today at 10:40 AM

Rich: Wonderful news and so well-deserved. Congratulations. Hope Marty sees it, wherever he is. Karl Watson, Staten Island, NY
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Sight Reading: Rhythm over correct notes? by ShiroKuro @ Today at 10:39 AM

Here's another suggestion, courtesy of Super Sight-reading Secrets (SSRS) SSRS at Amazon Split the sightreading task into two parts, rhythm and notes. Practice them first separately, and only after that practice them together. Rhythm practice:
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: no parents allowed by Nikolas @ Today at 10:38 AM

I love you all and I've met a few of you. BUT THIS IS INSANE! You live in a society that requires you record yourself while teaching, in case you get sued about anything? I'm already thinking it's borderline to record your car screen while you dri
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Educating Lucas by A443 @ Today at 10:28 AM

This topic is mind-blowing: how can so many tuners from the same part of the world be so in-your-face ignorant? We are all talking about clean unisons, and what that range is. This topic is NOT about a wavy unisons; that kind of stagnate thinking is
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Educating Lucas by Herr Weiss @ Today at 10:26 AM

Firstly: I see that you did not read the www.geek.com link i submitted. If you had read, you would have noticed that it had nothing to do with Dr. Hawkins' January '14 paper. gizmodo.com/no-stephen-hawking-did-not-say-black-holes-dont-exist-15138
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: SURVEY - Your Favorite Virtual Piano Library by Chrisl @ Today at 10:25 AM

3 - Ivory AM G II 2 Ravenscroft 1 Galaxy
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Out of the ones you mentioned I'd probably go with the Sennheisers. The Q701s would likely require an amp (they have quite low sensitivity for headphones), so I wouldn't pick those. If possible I'd recommend checking if there are any local stores whe
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Schumann Recital Supportive Thread. by chopinoholic @ Today at 10:16 AM

I just ordered a Henle Urtext version of the Noveletten op.21. (I'll be playing no.2) As soon as it arrives I'll be on it! Need to be, because it is pretty hard and I want to do it justice just a tiny bit.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Educating Lucas by adamp88 @ Today at 10:11 AM

Originally Posted By: Bill Bremmer RPTThe PTG Midwest Regional Seminar was a great success! It was impressive beyond my expectations. Agreed! It was a great conference, with some very valuable classes and great instructors. It certainly exceeded
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: OT, Tell us about yourself by jotur @ Today at 10:05 AM

How cool that you've been playing some duets, and that your wife and you may soon be able to jam together, Kawai Player. The learning process will keep you young and entertained for the next 50 years (I can vouch for the next 18, anyway)! Nice to ha
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Korg Krome, Roland FA-08 or Yamaha MOXF8? by anotherscott @ Today at 10:04 AM

Originally Posted By: Morodienesince the MOXF is entry-level, it has the sounds of the MOTIFs but the limitations of the MOXF means those sounds aren't going to be as great. I disagree with that. I think the sound of the MOXF and Motif XF is virtu
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Why are you learning to site read? That will affect the answer. If you're learning to site read to improve your music reading skills, then go slow and get all the notes right. I site read, as a jazz player, so I can handle pieces at a jam session or
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Ibach baby grand by wimpiano @ Today at 10:01 AM

I think I found the one on CL. It seems to be manufactured in 1990 or 1991. It could be an F1 165cm from Germany. You can contact the seller and ask for the type number which is stamped in the plate like this: If it starts with a K, then it's from
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Asking for Advice by Morodiene @ Today at 10:00 AM

Originally Posted By: ArabesqueThank you all for your advice. At one time in my life piano was a side interest. Now I want to perform. So these technical issues should be of concern. Yes it is a small private enterprise and I respect what they do. Pi
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Jump to new posts Re: "How It's Made" and Cunningham Piano Co. by Rickster @ Today at 09:59 AM

Congratulations, Rich! That is one of my favorite TV programs! I'll be on the lookout for that one... Rick
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
I have a Yamaha C6, and I'd say it has a lighter action than a Casio PX-x50. Grand pianos themselves vary a lot in how heavy the keys feel. As for "upgrading" to a Roland, I think their lower end models (i.e. "Ivory Feel-G") fe
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Jump to new posts Re: "How It's Made" and Cunningham Piano Co. by chopinoholic @ Today at 09:56 AM

That's really cool! Looking forward to seeing the program. Allthough the schedule differs here in the Netherlands, I'm sure they will air it in the near future.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bechstein Grand Pianos by Mark Polishook @ Today at 09:47 AM

it's not quite what you asked but as a step in your search you might want to check out the larry fine book piano buyer's guide. here's a link to a relevant page. http://www.pianobuyer.com/fall14/42.html there are a lot of top-tier piano makes to ch
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: no parents allowed by Morodiene @ Today at 09:46 AM

Originally Posted By: John v.d.BrookOriginally Posted By: CandywomanRecording the lessons is a distraction. I could never joke with my teacher if I knew that it's all being recorded. It changes the relationship. If I were the OP, I'd ask to sit in
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: My Kawai CA-95 does not record drum patterns by lolatu @ Today at 09:43 AM

I can confirm OP's issue. I checked my firmware version and I'm on 1.07. It turns out that there have been two firmware updates released, which I hadn't heard about: Originally Posted By: firmware changelogV2.01 (August 2014) - Corrected the ‘Trip
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts "How It's Made" and Cunningham Piano Co. by Rich Galassini @ Today at 09:43 AM

Good Morning PW, Please forgive the blatant self promotion, but later this week the partial assembly and preparation of the Matchless Cunningham Upright pianos will be featured on the Science Channel's program "How It's Made". Additionall
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts How many different actions do the Kawai digitals have? by Giancarlo Robles @ Today at 09:34 AM

I was wondering if there is a resource somewhere of the various actions Kawai has currently and in the past and the order of realism in the actions (from least to most realistic or least to most expensive). It seems like there are a lot of actions
Piano Forum
another article and more photos... How one man almost lost his mind building a tiny piano
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Jump to new posts Re: Quick question on zoom recorders by Pover @ Today at 09:32 AM

Wow ted, your playing is impressive! I can't believe you actually improvised that, you must be fantastic! I have trouble maintaining interesting interpretation even on a pathetic chord pattern, let alone make up different ideas without any solid basi
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