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Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Remembering what to play by fizikisto @ 07/24/14 11:09 AM

CarlosCC Genetics? Luck? some combination thereof? Consider yourself quite fortunate. I find that if I play a piece enough from reading, often I'll memorize it without even really trying (especially if it's not too complicated). But I hav
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: pianoloverusAlmost every phrase can be shaped much better. I can't take a criticism like this seriously. Quote: And there are some notes that stick in both the left and right hand as much too loud. Please be specific.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: do some experiment with dampers lining vs line of centers.? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/24/14 11:06 AM

Well I think the functioning of the sostenuto drives the geometric relations more than anything else. If the tabs go over or under center line the too much, the position of the cam can be problematic for proper clearance and even function. Also if t
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: C.Bechstein vs. Bechstein by AJF @ 07/24/14 11:03 AM

Hey Carpa You're chiming in on a 10 year old thread. Since then it has been established that the C. Bechstein is the premiere line and the Bechstein is their academy series. There have been numerous threads in the last 10 years discussing the differ
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: How To Improve? by Mark Polishook @ 07/24/14 11:02 AM

Originally Posted By: DfrankjazzTake 'em Mark) Dave, that's the chuckle of the day! "Good one" as my friend Mojo says Josh, You're never too old to get to the piano and get where you want to get. What you need if you want to get to wher
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Playing Grands then playing The New Roland by 36251 @ 07/24/14 11:00 AM

Originally Posted By: johnlewisgrantTalking touch or feel, not the sound,** for classical piano purposes only, there's much better out there than my old Roland FP-4??? **(I use vsts for sound.) I owned a FP4 and loved the action for gigging. I would
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Partial strength - hammer voicing or soundboard ? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/24/14 10:57 AM

Robert Scott, Great explanation. The string is a wave medium with specific dispersal rates determined by the elasticities and mass. I think what BDB is saying is that the initial deflection of the string carries all the information that will be re
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Things are not working out for me by keystring @ 07/24/14 10:55 AM

We have this thing where passion drives us - where this thing, whatever it is, drives us to want to do whatever - music in this case. It's new, it's really hard, but that thing that drives us, also drives us to push through whatever is hard, and enj
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Franz Liszt - Un Sospiro by Michael Sayers @ 07/24/14 10:46 AM

Now there are two "Michael S" persons here . . . it reminds that there is a video of a Mike Sayers at youtube with the title saying he is the greatest piano player in the world! (that other person is here - https://www.youtube.com/wat
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Digital Piano Volume by TheodorN @ 07/24/14 10:45 AM

Thank you Charles, then the P105 is a big step up from the P85. I know how the latter felt, and how frustrated I was trying unsuccessfully to get those higher expressive notes out of it. Still I'm surprised that the entry level Yamaha P105 can go lo
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Visited Yamaha's Flagship Store Today by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/24/14 10:38 AM

Biasa199, Do you prefer the CX1, (C1X?), you played to any digital piano?
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Broken Butt Plate - Replacement part? by BDB @ 07/24/14 10:33 AM

Ones that are ready to crack will crack when the screws are tightened.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Where is the new blood? by adamp88 @ 07/24/14 10:30 AM

While it may not be a tidal wave of young people entering the field, I think the piano technician community actually does have a pretty good influx of young blood. I'm 35 and know quite a few technicians around my age, and even a few quite a bit you
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: How To Improve? by Dfrankjazz @ 07/24/14 10:24 AM

Take 'em Mark)
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Visited Yamaha's Flagship Store Today by Minnesota Marty @ 07/24/14 10:24 AM

Biasa, There are many of us who cringe at the thought of a digital becoming the hallmark of what a piano should be. To us, the comparison is totally backwards. Comparing 'the real thing' to 'sampled sounds' means that the standards have been lower
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Rostoskys serious thread. (by request) by Recaredo @ 07/24/14 10:20 AM

Aimee, so nice to see you!! That concert had to be great. Enjoyed the "Fiona link", I love her voice
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Things are not working out for me by sinophilia @ 07/24/14 10:15 AM

Hi Teodor, I'm sorry to hear that. To be honest, I think that except for a few single-minded-verging-on-obsessive individuals, most people have to force themselves in order to finish anything. And it's nice to learn many different things! Personally
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
When I think of "smiling unsion" I wonder iof it could not be advantageous to be attentive of the curvature by making the 2 outer strings going the same direction, and the center one the opposite. After leveling , massaging etc, this will
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Playing Grands then playing The New Roland by johnlewisgrant @ 07/24/14 10:01 AM

Talking touch or feel, not the sound,** for classical piano purposes only, there's much better out there than my old Roland FP-4??? **(I use vsts for sound.)
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Playing Grands then playing The New Roland by Pete14 @ 07/24/14 10:00 AM

Originally Posted By: 36251Originally Posted By: Pete14Do you agree with Simone Dinnerstein in regards to the AvantGrand being uncannily close to the real thing?Yes for the most part. At least for jazz. I've read the posts of classical pianists who f
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Visited Yamaha's Flagship Store Today by biasa199 @ 07/24/14 09:57 AM

Originally Posted By: Minnesota MartyOriginally Posted By: biasa199... and it sounded so perfect that I thought it was a digital piano. This statement makes me weep, and not with joy. Sorry. I guess I worded it wrong? By perfect, I mean that it per
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Fascinating Restoration Video by Olek @ 07/24/14 09:55 AM

drill bits for wood - excellent chips extraction - easy to stay cold, go straight ahead !
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Where is the new blood? by KurtZ @ 07/24/14 09:51 AM

Markarian stated his age in post #1
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Visited Yamaha's Flagship Store Today by BrianDX @ 07/24/14 09:51 AM

I decided to let that one go....
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: fingering suggestions, please by riley80 @ 07/24/14 09:50 AM

Bruce, This feels right. Thanks so much. I was using 5 1 3 2 1 3 2 1 but I'll re-train to yours.
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