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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
- they're a bit of mess, no question. I've not examined them that closely but it doesn't really surprise me that they cut corners. To my recollection, all of the leading libraries have a buzz here and there, more or less intrusive on one or two no
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Jump to new posts Re: Choosing Pieces for a Piano Competition? by Mark_C @ 02/27/15 02:29 AM

Originally Posted By harry_kinomoto....Wondering if people think they are up to standard?.... If you mean, up to the standard to be accepted: For most of the amateur competitions it's a clear "yes." For the very toughest ones, maybe or mayb
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Jump to new posts Re: Tiffany Poon plays Beethoven Moonlight Sonata by phantomFive @ 02/27/15 02:21 AM

Originally Posted By careyOriginally Posted By phantomFive I give it as my opinion that you like the tone of the piano + recording, because I find that quite nice for this song. Song ? Don't judge me if I sing it! Glenn Gould is inspirat
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Broken wound string, restring by ando @ 02/27/15 02:12 AM

I guess you have answered the question then - the hitchpins really are at least 3x stronger than they need to be!
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Perception of tones, partials and beats by DoelKees @ 02/27/15 01:53 AM

Originally Posted By BDBI have been busy and could not respond for a while, but I wanted to point out that you will see interesting correspondences in those graphs if you superimpose each of the sine waves separately, and if you consider that they re
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Jump to new posts Re: Choosing Pieces for a Piano Competition? by albumblatter @ 02/27/15 01:45 AM

I apologize but I couldn't listen to the transcription for more than a minute. It's quite repetitive. Have you looked into French or Russian classical music? Some of the overlooked pieces in either school can offer great values in competitions.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Ok, so I've been thinking about Max's cardboard fix by Maximillyan @ 02/27/15 01:25 AM

Originally Posted By David BoyceYes it did, Max. Though I don't think any pianos were ever manufactured in Scotland. Nowadays, however, I only use the CA method. Hi,David It is good that such a practice was the place to be in yours job. And most
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Schumann Recital Supportive Thread. by outo @ 02/27/15 01:14 AM

Originally Posted By torquenaleOriginally Posted By outoTime is running out and my problem is that I cannot play the piece through because of memory issues. I'm not memorizing my piece, and I do not intend to do. I need to use my time to try and pla
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Jump to new posts Ólafur Arnalds & Alice Sara Ott - The Chopin Project by vers la flan @ 02/27/15 01:14 AM

Hi all, Just ran across this and didn't see it posted in this forum yet so I thought I'd bring it up. Am curious to get peoples' reaction. Interested? Appalled? Personally, I have enjoyed Mr. Arnalds' work and am intrigued, and I appreciate that a r
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Strength of fundamental vs harmonics by BDB @ 02/27/15 01:07 AM

I wanted to point out something that I said before, that if a hammer is too hard, the string will be excited in higher modes, in the same way that a jump rope can be forced into the second mode by whipping it very quickly, so that it makes an S-shape
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Broken wound string, restring by Maximillyan @ 02/27/15 01:06 AM

Originally Posted By andoMax, you have double tension on that hitch pin, and the top string is pulling on the pin with greater leverage than it should have due to being further from the plate. In total, you might be stressing that pin maybe 2.5x more
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Perception of tones, partials and beats by BDB @ 02/27/15 12:55 AM

I have been busy and could not respond for a while, but I wanted to point out that you will see interesting correspondences in those graphs if you superimpose each of the sine waves separately, and if you consider that they represent vector, rather t
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By dire tonicOriginally Posted By PhJ.As for the Galaxy, I listened to the demos on the official website. It sure has a beautiful tone ! (and the una corda samples are great, as in the beginning of the Gymnopedie) I like the Vinta
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tiffany Poon plays Beethoven Moonlight Sonata by Nikolas @ 02/27/15 12:36 AM

Originally Posted By HakkiPm9, are you related to her? Manager, friend etc... Hakki? Are you related to Hakki on your videos? ___________________ Look, really, (to PM9) I appreciate all videos coming our way. It's a way to educate ourselves. In
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Perception of tones, partials and beats by Tunewerk @ 02/27/15 12:33 AM

Dave, very interesting posts.. especially the included line spectra and information about the source of illusory lower frequencies on the piano. Thank you.. I have a more complete post to contribute to this discussion now, after a lot of thought. Fo
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Pm9, are you related to her? Manager, friend etc...
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By makingsnsuxI've been noticing that when I learn a new piece that really pushes my technical skills, my abilities slip big time on everything else, even easier stuff that I have completely mastered. Is this normal? Yes. Original
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Who gets to play in concerts? by Ubon2009 @ 02/27/15 12:21 AM

As the one who started this thread of discussion, I thank those who share your thoughts on this subject. My hope is that young people who give up their youth to toil on the keyboard -- dreaming of becoming a superstar concert pianist -- know what
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Gershwin, by George x 6 by BruceD @ 02/27/15 12:20 AM

Originally Posted By careyEven though these songs pre-date YOU by a few years, [...] Not by much, carey! Thanks for listening. Regards,
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Complete beginner with a few questions by Whizbang @ 02/27/15 12:19 AM

Originally Posted By alexk39541) How early on should I have a teacher that knows something about jazz? I imagine I will spend a long time learning basic fundamentals, but I have no idea how early on the skill sets may diverge for different genres.
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By NikolasWhen Bruce doesn't end his posts with a "regards", this means that something is VERY wrong with either the thread, or the original poster!
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By pianoman9 After watching your videos, I'm the one asking YOU that question! You can't be serious, right? Perhaps not the most diplomatic response PM9.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Tiffany Poon plays Beethoven Moonlight Sonata by Nikolas @ 02/26/15 11:58 PM

When Bruce doesn't end his posts with a "regards", this means that something is VERY wrong with either the thread, or the original poster! It's not a bad enough performance to give me an "ugh" moment, but for crying out loud, i
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Chopin Mazurka Op 50 # 3 by carey @ 02/26/15 11:55 PM

OK - I went back and listened several times. Quite honestly I don't think PL was suggesting (and I certainly wasn't) that Mark play the entire piece at the same tempo - using a metronome. But there are a few times during the performance (parti
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Complete beginner with a few questions by alexk3954 @ 02/26/15 11:53 PM

Hello everyone, I have wanted to learn how to play an instrument for many years, and finally have decided to learn to play the piano. I am looking around for a first instrument and for a teacher, and was hoping that the community here could help m
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