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Jump to new posts Re: Recital 36 --- General Discussion Room by CarlosCC @ 11/18/14 10:49 AM

02. SwissMS/Doris - Sonatina in A Minor Allegro & Andante - Doris, I've been watching the consistency and devotion you have with any piece you play. It's truly inspiring how you can be so confident in your path and I'm very proud to have had the
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by barbaram @ 11/18/14 10:47 AM

Great to read all the AOTWs, and a very warm welcome to the new participants on the thread. I don't have a lot of time, so apologies for patchy comments - FarmGirl, did you consider telling the teacher that your real objective is to access the pra
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Some tools are no longer available by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 11/18/14 10:43 AM

To add to BDB's tip; you can heat the shank with a heat gun once the water is down the hole you drilled, and the broken shank will probably pull out when you start to thread a small wood screw into the hole in the shank with your fingers.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Fairyland in Treble - duets by carey @ 11/18/14 10:41 AM

Nikolas - These are WONDERFUL !!!!!!!!!! I so look forward to hearing the other nine pieces.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 5 ft 3 (160 cm) grand - too many compromises? by Withindale @ 11/18/14 10:40 AM

Out of curiosity, I asked about the difference between the Ritmüller GH188A and GH188R through the UK distribution channel. They are in fact the same piano.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: McMorrow Duplex Patent Question by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 11/18/14 10:38 AM

bobgeorge, I noticed you are living in the Seattle area. If you would like to inspect pianos with Fully Tempered Duplex Scales come to my shop in Mukilteo. Call me at 425-299-3431 to make an appt. because I do go out on service calls.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Are Composite Shanks really Better than Wooden ones? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 11/18/14 10:35 AM

My current go-to shank/flange, capstan, and back-check for the last five years is from W,N&G. Presently they are the state of the art for those components. For all the reasons Ed Foote listed above. The most surprising thing about them I noticed
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What is considered new? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 11/18/14 10:28 AM

Under most state consumer protection laws a piano,(or any other retail item), is new if the dealer is authorized and the piano has not been sold or rented to anyone. Once you deliver it to a customer for trial purchase or rental it becomes used. Age
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Reasons for serial # change on Steinway? by Jon Page @ 11/18/14 10:25 AM

Originally Posted By: chasingrainbowsJon, I haven't seen the piano yet, so I don't know where the serial # is. As you suggest, I will ask the owner to email a pic of the serial #. The number that you refer to in all those various locations would
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Serial # on a 1922 Steinway AR........? by Jon Page @ 11/18/14 10:22 AM

You can also date the plate by to number/letter sequence cast into the plate at the rear. Earlier plate had m/d/y, later ones used a letter to designate the year. That would be the date that the plate was cast. Piano manufacture would be maybe two ye
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
I want one! Back in 1980, when my piano was made, the road cycling team I was on was sponsored by Exxon, and we were riding Exxon Graftek bikes- the first carbon-fiber bikes. Always loved fine alloy components- precise.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Any Piano Purchase You Regret? by DancerJ @ 11/18/14 10:21 AM

I have read lots of happy piano purchase stories here. But I wonder if there are any stories that didn't lead to a happy ending. Is anyone willing to share if your story is one of them?
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By: Ros3nb3rg I've bought two pianos from Tim Praskins and have found him completely reliable and responsive. His prices were lower than any posted on the internet. The objective and unbiased reviews on his website were a great help
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Kissin, Lisitsa, Lang Lang So Overrated by Auntie Lynn @ 11/18/14 10:16 AM

I am the lady who plays piano 24/7 on my job. I am a full season subscriber to SF Symphony and I hit all the piano players. Now, this may sound dumb, but I go mainly to hear somebody else do it besides me and to get away from the dozens of people I
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Rostoskys serious thread. (by request) by KeysAngler @ 11/18/14 10:13 AM

Another talent from Sunny South Florida ...
Adult Beginners Forum
I love the music, Nikolas! It's so sophisticated compared to what I have as duets from my youth. Or, maybe, it's just played with such sophistication. I like it that this really wasn't a "teacher-student" duet - it was equal partners, makin
Adult Beginners Forum
The only Christmas song I play is a simple version of this one ...
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts First Érard factory by eazydyonizy @ 11/18/14 10:01 AM

Where was the first Érard factory? Wikipedia article says that "He built his first pianoforte in 1777 in his Paris factory" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A9bastien_%C3%89rard But I couldn't find any other source of this information.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Strange but true?? by Plowboy @ 11/18/14 09:57 AM

Originally Posted By: bennevis Things have definitely changed from fifty years ago, however. There was a period of time (in the UK, at least) when composers writing tunes were completely shut off from having their music heard (except by enthusiasts w
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Some tools are no longer available by Frank Pinn @ 11/18/14 09:53 AM

The reason tools are discontinued vary greatly. Sometimes it's due to low sales or the high cost of materials and labor or minimum amounts that are required compared to the previous run. Sometimes the manufacturer goes out of business and the cost of
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Ravenscroft 275 VI - Rock/pop settings by Mattias @ 11/18/14 09:49 AM

Thank you very much for this great answer. I will play with these setting ASAP. Great tip about the velocity sensitivity curve and the Dynamics knob. Best regards / Mattias
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Brand New by Brandon Sip @ 11/18/14 09:44 AM

Kyle Landry always annoyed me. Yes he's an amazingly talented player, but EVERYTHING he does is just out of control over the top. I don't find that enjoyable at all. I always skip his covers. But this is about YOU. I thought the same thing you did w
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: Paul678 But WNG's website is a great read: Their parts are God's gift to the piano world! What a surprise they would claim this! ....but is it true? Anodized aluminum capstans that do not need polishing. Hard bushings with
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Used Kemble KS-Win question by Soarin' @ 11/18/14 09:41 AM

Any help, please? Should I forget about this Kemble?
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: McMorrow Duplex Patent Question by adamp88 @ 11/18/14 09:41 AM

Could that be you, chernobieff?
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