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Jump to new posts Re: Teflon? by BDB @ Yesterday at 01:43 PM

Using a file on a plate of a piano that I do not own exposes me to too much liability, I am afraid.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2016 by bSharp[C]yclist @ Yesterday at 01:14 PM

Added a recording for the The Swing by Czerny, and a couple new pieces. Currenlty working on Sonatina in C Major by Clementi, Op 36 No 1, Second Movement (Andante). Continue to work on first movement to make it a bit faster. 1. Menuet In G Major (BW
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Bowery (Piano Piece) - Cristián Sandre by PianoRag @ Yesterday at 01:09 PM

Hi Eric399 thanks for your words make me feel glad. I love the ragtime One hug from Spain to Germany.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: DP with good orchestral sounds? by Radio.Octave @ Yesterday at 12:59 PM

Originally Posted By ElmerJFuddI think you're going to dig it. I haven't played that specific one on a showroom floor yet, but I have played the PX-5S and used the touch screen on the CGP-700. So, the PX-560 is like a blend between these two Casio
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Jump to new posts Re: How many of you own both digitals and acoustics? by Radio.Octave @ Yesterday at 12:58 PM

Originally Posted By Piano WorldI own an Estonia L-190 baby grand and a Yamaha P-80 digital. BUT... I also installed a ProRecord system in my Estonia which turns my acoustic baby grand into a midi controller. I currently use it mainly for composing
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Jump to new posts Re: How much should you know about your piano? by WhoDwaldi @ Yesterday at 12:54 PM

I've pulled the action to do pencil-ectomies. I always wonder if the strike point is right afterwards (but the piano sounds the same). The head of the piano department at the music school I went to was really into understanding the instrument, peste
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Jump to new posts Re: What makes a Steinway a Steinway? by phantomFive @ Yesterday at 12:44 PM

Originally Posted By Ed McMorrow, RPTThere are design principals and intent that anyone desiring to rebuild any piano needs to understand. There are production principles that also must be understood. A rebuilder also needs to understand what constit
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hammer softening BY DIYer by Nathan Monteleone @ Yesterday at 12:33 PM

Originally Posted By MusicdudeWell, you guys are right about that, in the sense that each treatment will affect the final tone. But my point is that if you make the hammers too mellow, you can still brighten them back up again. And showrooms will
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By Groove OnAre there any physical technologies out there that do what Piano strings can do? (Physical tech meaning not software modeling). I was trying to imagine how to replace the strings with something more compact or easier to
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Bach Toccata 914 adagio by BDB @ Yesterday at 12:22 PM

It was time for a tuning several summers ago, and you should not leave drinks on your piano.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Debussy- Cortot Edition by dogperson @ Yesterday at 12:16 PM

A little information: Has anyone used the Cortot edition of Debussy, and if so, what are your thoughts? Thanks in advance DP
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "Sugar coating" needling? by WilliamTruitt @ Yesterday at 12:16 PM

Tirta, for the kind of results that you want to get, I have had good luck using a single Compass Point Needle held in a pin vise, which has an adjustable chuck. Mine has a handle the size of one on a good voicing tool, but I can't remember where I g
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Moonlight Sonata by Brian Jenkins @ Yesterday at 12:01 PM

There are definitely some other sonantas you may want to tackle first in a perfect world, but I don't think moonlight is too far out of your reach though. Sometimes it's good to challenge yourself. When my students pick pieces that are a little bit o
Piano Forum
Software modeling is fine but it's not relevant to the question. The question is - is there any technology that can replace/update the technology of piano strings in an acoustic piano. A technology that can replace it in full measure with all the w
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: DD wants to pursue a career in piano by Mark_C @ Yesterday at 11:48 AM

Hello, and welcome. Probably the best person to give you the best possible guidance for these kinds of things is right there for you: her teacher, because he/she knows her capabilities and her interest and her nature in a way that we can't possibly,
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2016 by MeganR @ Yesterday at 11:47 AM

I missed playing yesterday. It's been an exhausting week at work. I came home, ate dinner and made the mistake of sitting down to look at my mail (nothing exciting, catalogs, etc). I fell asleep in my chair, I eventually "woke up" only to g
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Recording myself. by ElmerJFudd @ Yesterday at 11:45 AM

Lots of ways to do this. Easiest thing to do is just use your iPad to record the video and audio as is in the room at the same time as you record your performance to the internal sequencer/record function on the FP-30 (using the FP-30s speakers and
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The inevitable Realisation by Swain @ Yesterday at 11:43 AM

I don't know how many times I have looked at a piece of music and thought "wow this is going to be hard".....I work through them and they end up never being as hard as they appear. But if you feel you are going to "grind" through
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: How can I improve my memory?, any tips by dogperson @ Yesterday at 11:38 AM

Originally Posted By rovHi, how can I improve my memory, I have a good one. I can memorize a complete Chopin etude in 5 hours, the Ocean etude took me that long to memorize but I still want a better memory, any tips?. You need to clarify what you m
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic and ALL in One Adult Piano Course Book #1 by bSharp[C]yclist @ Yesterday at 11:36 AM

Originally Posted By sunnycsmHi friends, I am learning page 95-105 this week using Alfred Adult all-in-one Book 1. Getting really excited to know this forum, now learning chords, practising C major chords, hope to encourage each other here in this fo
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Why is Alkan so underrated? by Brian Jenkins @ Yesterday at 11:34 AM

There's some really fun Alkan, but in general I don't think it has the depth that other composers have. You would think he would be played more often than he is because of all the bombastic pieces he wrote. Perhaps because his music is extremely tech
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: How can I improve my memory?, any tips by Brian Jenkins @ Yesterday at 11:28 AM

If you can really memorize a Chopin Etude in 5 hours, you really shouldn't worry about making your memory better. I'm sure there are many other aspects of your playing that need more work than your memory. If you're ACTUALLY memorizing the piece corr
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: first piano lesson, one year ago by bSharp[C]yclist @ Yesterday at 11:09 AM

Very nice! This is a piece I was working on earlier this year with my teacher and then put aside. I decided to pick it back up yesterday and happy I didn't forget too much One thing with the sheets that I have is that there is very little in the way
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How much should you know about your piano? by Beemer @ Yesterday at 11:09 AM

jOriginally Posted By RicksterOriginally Posted By BeemerFactory strike point setting for my Blüthner C8 note is 2.3mm below the agrafe. Rick, there is no reason for any hammer to strike the capo. Ian You may be right, Ian. But it seems strange t
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