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Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Buzz-project: How do composer earn big money? by talfi composer @ 04/17/14 03:46 PM

@fso: Okay, I'm not trying to devalue the work of Malevich (sorry if I sounded like I was), which by the way I don't know, just saying that the price is completely subjective. I hope that there is enough money for all of us, therefore I would not dev
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to flavor chords on piano? by TimR @ 04/17/14 03:44 PM

Here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3_zRmb-0u0
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Question on Chord Progressions by keystring @ 04/17/14 03:43 PM

I'd like to make some friendly suggestions, especially for anyone whose signature or profile states that they teach music, because if you are seen as a teacher then what you write may be taken very seriously. First, realize that everyone here has a
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Why 88 keys? by accordeur @ 04/17/14 03:39 PM

All the 85 note pianos I have seen go from A0 to A7, never seen any that go from C1 to C8.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Question on Chord Progressions by JohnSprung @ 04/17/14 03:37 PM

Originally Posted By: Brian Lucas.... Almost all minor songs are written in the relative major key. So 6m is tonic. .... Oy, Veh.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What's in a Name? by Diane... @ 04/17/14 03:37 PM

Yes! I named my RX-1 Kawai baby grand piano, Tom Cruise after the actor Tom Cruise! Tom for short (pun intended because Tom Cruise in real life is actually quite short.) He's 5'5" and so is my Kawai baby grand is also 5'5"! So it's na
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
The only problem with a digital piano is that it is not an acoustic piano.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: April Piano Bar by peterws @ 04/17/14 03:24 PM

Damz Super work, man! You made it wobble . . .
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Morning Mist: a ballade for piano by JoelW @ 04/17/14 03:23 PM

Do it.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Why 88 keys? by JohnSprung @ 04/17/14 03:23 PM

Actually 85 was quite common by the mid-19th century. The range was C1 through C8. The change to 88 added A0, Bb0, and B0. Circa 1870's - 1880's IIRC. Keyboards are mostly a little over four feet wide, like 48 3/8" to 48 1/2". It seems
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Teaching Rhythm by ShiverMeTimbres @ 04/17/14 03:23 PM

I get my kids to count the beats while playing the simple songs.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: April Piano Bar by peterws @ 04/17/14 03:20 PM

Newman Very romantic, ole lad! She`ll be all googly eyed with this. . . ! Bottle o` Something Appropriate on ice? Seriously, effective. Very . .
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Morning Mist: a ballade for piano by Polyphonist @ 04/17/14 03:18 PM

I'm going to write a better ballade.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Why 88 keys? by iLaw @ 04/17/14 03:18 PM

Because most pianos are made in China, where "88" is a very lucky number. Larry.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Morning Mist: a ballade for piano by JoelW @ 04/17/14 03:17 PM

Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What's a Stencil Piano? by JohnSprung @ 04/17/14 03:16 PM

Speaking of unusual names on the fallboard, how about Harley-Davidson: http://pianosxxi.com/piano/custompiano/harley/
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
I dunno know, I've just never been keen on the sound of the AG's though I tried them mostly through headphones. On my last trip up to the shops I tried the N3 after playing on a Yamaha YUS5 SH upright and a baby grand among others and immediately got
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Why 88 keys? by prout @ 04/17/14 03:06 PM

Originally Posted By: gsmonksWhy does the (average) piano have 88 keys? Because that's how many keys fit into a 4' space. Piano keyboards are 4' wide. No. It is because '88' in morse code means 'love and kisses'.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Disklavier to replace digital piano? by Big Cheese @ 04/17/14 03:04 PM

Excellent, that's what I was hoping. Thanks.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Why 88 keys? by gsmonks @ 04/17/14 03:01 PM

Why does the (average) piano have 88 keys? Because that's how many keys fit into a 4' space. Piano keyboards are 4' wide.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What's a Stencil Piano? by Steve Cohen @ 04/17/14 02:58 PM

Originally Posted By: Eric GlooOriginally Posted By: Steve CohenOriginally Posted By: Eric GlooTo me, a stencil piano is a piano with an untraceable name on the fall board, and no name on the plate. Are there any pianos being made today where the ma
Pianist Corner
Because the visual art world is about a fetish for wealthy people to posses things that only they can have, and which can glorify their perverted egos. It's really not about Art at all in any true sense of the word. That's why classical music suffers
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Composition + a Drawing by Steve Chandler @ 04/17/14 02:46 PM

Can I presume this is intended to honor an elder relative? I ask based on your accompanying drawing. You've written a piece that's intended to be dripping with emotion and I'd say you've accomplished that. I liked the obscured harmonic changes around
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Morning Mist: a ballade for piano by Steve Chandler @ 04/17/14 02:37 PM

That got a LOL out of me. The robotic nature of the midi recording enhanced the hilarity factor. I'm with Nikolas on this one, this is a ballade??
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Question on Chord Progressions by Michael Martinez @ 04/17/14 02:36 PM

Originally Posted By: Brian LucasYou guys are hitting on an argument that's been going on in Nashville forever. Ah, you in Nashville? Isn't that where Beegie Adair is based?
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