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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By GrandpianomanJust to clarify....I was not concerned whether or not the piano was "brittle or unstable"..if it were, I would not even consider changing the bass strings. As I said in my opening post, my concern was by
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Carolina Shout --- James P. Johnson by Mark Polishook @ Today at 05:30 AM

Originally Posted By HrodulfI was using the score from https://basinstreettobirdland.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/martin-on-james-p1.pdf but it's terrible. There's one place where there is a g minor triad in the left hand and a b minor triad in the r
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How long to wait for the right student? by TheHappyPianoMuse @ Today at 05:27 AM

Sheeesh .... I skipped over the original question which was how to find the "right" student. This is a sad question which no teacher should ever have to ask. The right student is the child whose face lights up with joy when you treat h
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Question to the stage piano's users by RaggedKeyPresser @ Today at 05:27 AM

Cranking up the volume to max. will kick in some vibrations.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How long to wait for the right student? by TheHappyPianoMuse @ Today at 05:22 AM

Originally Posted By Candywoman You see, in most cases, you have to turn the student into the sort of student you would like to have. Nail on the head! Absolutely correct. There are far too many "hobby" teachers out there who have no
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
I'll be interested to see how you get on. I'm after a cheap keyboard that I can keep at work to practice on during lunchtime. I had a play with the M-Audio Keystation 49 and, although it had full sized keys, it was a bit like playing the piano on a
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Question to the stage piano's users by toddy @ Today at 04:47 AM

One thing to remember is that many people who play digitals are using headphones for a lot of their playing time. Sometimes this is for practical reasons, but very often, (taking comments on this forum as a measure) it is because you get the best so
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bench height very important by ZikO @ Today at 04:42 AM

First thing our teacher pointed out was a proper height of a piano bench. Mine was was much too low. I think the tendency is to sit lower until someone more experience can help with this.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recording your practices by ZikO @ Today at 04:30 AM

Originally Posted By Anita PotterWhat I did yesterday I'd record but after a bit I'd have some latency issues and the recording would "skip" or it wouldn't record certain spots. Hi Anita. As already suggested, you could try to record mono a
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Roland RD800 impressions and Comparison by bgiles @ Today at 04:21 AM

Originally Posted By Ishkabibble Very nice stand. do you have a link? Hi Ishkabibble It's a Bespeco BP 100T with the 2nd tier arms, then inverted (with a feet/cap swap) to accommodate a music desk. Unfortunately it may not be widely available.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Question to the stage piano's users by stamkorg @ Today at 04:20 AM

For those who play on a stage piano + monitors at home, Don't you feel disconnected by the lack of vibrations in your fingers? Thanks for your opinion, SK
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How do we memorize a piece on the piano? by RaggedKeyPresser @ Today at 04:19 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJouIL6uaoc
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Steinway Direction by Markarian @ Today at 04:19 AM

Originally Posted By phackeOriginally Posted By Karl WatsonFriends: In fact, a tour of the Astoria factory does not inspire the same confidence as do similar tours in middle-Europe. There is no doubt that the NY piano has improved recently, and sig
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Is there joy in playing only for yourself? by earlofmar @ Today at 04:11 AM

Originally Posted By WhizbangOriginally Posted By earlofmar"resistance is futile" That never stopped Captain Picard! he just had to say the magic words "earl gray hot" and his tea magically appeared. Suspension of dinner serv
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: I used to compose, but ... by Michael Sayers @ Today at 04:09 AM

For imagination one can try to capture a particular emotion, or the presence of a particular place and experience [descriptive music] . . . one can impose a novel schemata on the material . . . one can try to listen for music that doesn't begin in th
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Computer problems. Problems? by barbaram @ Today at 04:08 AM

Originally Posted By Tom Christian It's an achievable goal. We evicted our cable and satellite television providers years ago, and we've never looked back. We've done that too, although we still have Netflix/iTunes. So we still watch TV shows and
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recording your practices by ZikO @ Today at 04:06 AM

Originally Posted By Charles CohenThis discussion has gone a bit off-the-rails. . . . There's _always_ a way to do things better. The OP just needs to do them _well enough_. . Charles I know. My honest intentions were to help OP with her
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by barbaram @ Today at 04:03 AM

This week my AOTW is counting aloud. Comments by zrtf90 and verqueue among others on the value of counting *aloud* and not just in your head led me to give it a go, and it's been a revelation. My trickier Schumann piece features a variety of tempo d
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: I used to compose, but ... by Michael Sayers @ Today at 04:00 AM

Hi Hrodulf, The themes are of a different layout depending on the nature of a composition. For instance, the opening of any of the Chopin sonatas declares that it is not going to be a prelude. I think one composes all of the material with a notion
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by barbaram @ Today at 03:55 AM

Welcome Trevor! This is a challenge that can work for everyone who wants to do it, no matter what their level. I think for people more at the beginning end of the spectrum who are working with a teacher or following a method, it should be a fairly na
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Västerhaninge på Natten by Michael Sayers @ Today at 03:52 AM

Västerhaninge på Natten is melancholic and austere. Even when it reaches forte through fortissimo the music is quite stark.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Reverie by Michael Sayers @ Today at 03:52 AM

The central chorale music of Reverie was used in Södermalm Fantasy Ballade.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts For a Friend by Michael Sayers @ Today at 03:52 AM

This was composed for a friend, as the title implies.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Homage to Debussy: IV. Riddarfjärden by Michael Sayers @ Today at 03:49 AM

This is the fourth movement which is a little intermezzo before the final movement. The third movement is the tempo di valse composition Waldemarsudde på Natten.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Computer problems. Problems? by PhilipInChina @ Today at 03:49 AM

I haven't had a television since the 1990s. Detest the medium. I also detest the attitude of those involved in it- that they should be the centre of our attention.
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