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Jump to new posts Re: Am I expecting too much from my piano teachers? by keystring @ 05/25/15 08:55 PM

Somebody told me that there are many teachers, but a good teacher is rare. Teaching adults is a relatively new phenomenon, and how to go about it is still up in the air, apparently. Another complication is that teachers who do try to give what is n
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recommendations for bridle straps? by accordeur @ 05/25/15 08:55 PM

Dab of glue in my case as well. Just a dab. Won't keep the next tech from installing new ones, if the piano lasts longer than the new bridles.
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Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by Moonsh1ne @ 05/25/15 08:49 PM

Thank you PianogrlNW, casinitaly, Tom Christian, outo, MarieJ, AZ Astro, SwissMS, jotur, ElaineAllegro, Jytte, barbaram, BillM, Cat_W, Sam S, Andy Platt, piano_primo_1, CarlosCC, stumbler, PaleBlueDot, chopinoholic for listening and for the nice fee
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Jump to new posts Re: Chinese whisper #1 (experimental!) sign-up thread by Polyphonist @ 05/25/15 08:48 PM

Originally Posted By WhizbangForwarded to Greener. This game should be subtitled "Nikolas gives ABF an earworm." Difficulty level just right, IMO. You guys are making me want to hear this. I guess I'll be getting it after Greener.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: What did you practise today? by wr @ 05/25/15 08:43 PM

Originally Posted By hreichgottOh this is a fun idea. Nice to hear people's thoughts beyond just the "what I'm working on" in signatures. Not to mention that some of us have signatures turned off (and maybe avatars, as well). Haven't &qu
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Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by Whizbang @ 05/25/15 08:42 PM

Originally Posted By chopinoholic What fun to play these rags! I need to do that someday. Never played rags before. You ought to give it a go. The best Joplin pieces are Chopinesque in their own way. Similar delicacy, even though the tropes are not
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By Whizbang This game should be subtitled "Nikolas gives ABF an earworm." I know! Its been playing in my head today too. haha...
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Pure G1G4 and G1B4? by Weiyan @ 05/25/15 08:36 PM

Below is iH data measured by Veritune Note G1 Partial:iH 6:-4.09; 7:+0.07; 8: +1.91; 9:+6.18; Is this possible happen: G1-D4, G1-B4 rather pure at same time? Thanks
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Am I expecting too much from my piano teachers? by PianogrlNW @ 05/25/15 08:33 PM

Yes, I think your teacher has unrealistic expectations, not only of you, but of his other students, by assigning this Chopin prelude to a beginning student. My daughter learned this prelude in about her 5th or 6th year of study. Your teacher should
Adult Beginners Forum
Forwarded to Greener. This game should be subtitled "Nikolas gives ABF an earworm." Difficulty level just right, IMO.
Piano Teachers Forum
bennevis, Guild has a track called Hobbyist where you don't have to memorize.
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Jump to new posts Am I expecting too much from my piano teachers? by Utkonos @ 05/25/15 08:09 PM

I have been taking piano lessons for about a year with two different teachers (because I moved to another city in between.) The first teacher wanted me to work through Alfred's Adult piano book 1, a page at a time. He was keen that I worked on legat
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Jazz Lessons DVD's by Music Me @ 05/25/15 07:58 PM

I'll take them if he doesn't.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Quiet Practice Mode Question by Stevie Mars @ 05/25/15 07:49 PM

Thanks for your quick reply Scriabin67. You didn't mention the regulation, is that going to be unaffected?
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By NikolasOriginally Posted By ValenciaOk, I sent my attempt on to Whizbang. How was it? I don't think it was too difficult, was it? No it was great Nikolas! Can you tell how many times I had to listen to it before I could play
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By Hamburg-DOriginally Posted By pianoloverusOriginally Posted By noambenhamou I think Horowitz also had his 9 foot Steinway in his small apartment.Horowitz lived in an entire brownstone. I'd guess his living room was a bare minimu
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Numa Compact keyboard by gracegren @ 05/25/15 07:34 PM

Absolutely, Michael, but do not know yet when it will arrive. Just a pre-order. Glad to hear the Numa continues to be a 'pleasant surprise' for you!
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Frederic Lamond talks about Liszt's lessons by Batuhan @ 05/25/15 07:29 PM

i find it interesting Frederic Lamond second-last surviving pupil of Franz Liszt talks about liszt
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone Using VPC-1 with Pianoteq? by Vid @ 05/25/15 07:28 PM

Originally Posted By newbertIf so, I have a number of questions: 1. Do you use the VPC-1's built-in velocity curve for Pianoteq, or do you leave the built-in curve on "default" and use a velocity curve in Pianoteq? Or do you use somethin
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by Tom Christian @ 05/25/15 07:27 PM

Originally Posted By JytteYea, I was starting to wonder, what kind of mansion you live in to find room for all these instruments Reminds me, long time since we've seen any pictures of your clavichord project We're one of two families in our neigh
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By Steve PetersonOne consideration is that the best place to videotape the performance may not be the best place to record it from. This is especially true if you have difficult acoustics and you need to play around with mic placem
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By Piano_BrazilI´ve also been searching for a music video recorder, and may I suggest you take a look at zoom Q8 It´s a 4 track sound/video recorder. This Sony camera doesn´t offer zoom, and has some trouble with batteries (
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Sweet Spot in Piano Size? by Karl Watson @ 05/25/15 07:18 PM

Dear nwpiano: About twenty years ago, when I bought my Petrof, the conventional wisdom was that it was unwise to buy a piano smaller than 190cm. Because a local dealer was practically giving them away, I selected a 194cm. It proved to be a good cho
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Stage fright....(and all that jazz) by bennevis @ 05/25/15 07:15 PM

Here's one of the best balanced articles I've read on this thorny subject: https://crosseyedpianist.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/performance-anxiety.pdf According to this: www.crosseyedpianist.com/2015/05/25/beyond-stage-fright - you can sign on to
Piano Forum
If you are at the measure that is 19 in my score, you're probably not going to want to arpeggiate that chord. The e flat in the middle of the c octave half notes is a whole note intended to be held the entire measure while you pivot your outside fing
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