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Pianist Corner
Preludes 3, 8, 16, 19 and 24 are your best bet.
Piano Teachers Forum
I yielded a piece to a child on the cello and then had an aha moment about the phrasing from his playing. I yielded a piece (on the piano) to a child, a piece I really wanted to play but stopped working on it in the early stages. Then the little
Piano Teachers Forum
Originally Posted By AZNpianoI don't think you can change anything. And it's just a matter of life. Life gets in the way: job, spouse, kids, mortgage, aging, memory loss, etc. etc. etc. I do accept adult students. Someone out there has got to be a
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by currawong @ 11/19/15 12:39 AM

I meant that they may see a treble A (with stem up) followed by B (with stem down), for example and perceive it as going down because of the position of the stems - because they may not fully realise that it's the position of the note head they need
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Can I make a living teaching music? by DivaDiDonato @ 11/19/15 12:37 AM

Thanks Peter! I live in metro area of about 300,000 with a very active NATS chapter (National Association of Teachers of Singing), and a decent state school with a fairly good music program. All that helps. When we were stationed in Ft. Benning GA
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: WM Knabe 1926 5'8 grand by manykeys @ 11/19/15 12:36 AM

Thanks for the replies. The piano was tuned again yesterday, and tech #1 who did the job, maintains the hammers still has a lot of life in them - hardly any string indentations. I have cleaned the steel strings with a Scotch M scourer a month ago, a
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by musicpassion @ 11/19/15 12:26 AM

Originally Posted By currawongAre they looking at the note-HEADS? Some get confused by the varying heights of the stem. Do you mean that the vertical lines (stems) are too visually confusing for some students to process? I'm not certain what you mea
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for digital piano for practice by zggame @ 11/19/15 12:22 AM

Well. One merit for a $150 laptop is that you can use it as dedicated machine for pianoteq. So you do not need to move it or fuss with the cable wrhen you need to check your email. You can then pull out your $1000 mac pro for that. Personally, as
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by musicpassion @ 11/19/15 12:19 AM

Originally Posted By AZNpianoAre they reading from left to right??? Yes. I wondered the same at first, but I've addressed that specific issue and they still had the problem. Also, if they were reading from right to left it ought to be exactly wrong
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by currawong @ 11/19/15 12:06 AM

Are they looking at the note-HEADS? Some get confused by the varying heights of the stem.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
You have to continually excite the string in the same manner to get a periodic wave. If you change the bowing, you could be changing the manner in which the string is excited. If you change it in a periodic manner, you will still have a periodic wav
Piano Teachers Forum
Originally Posted By dogperson there have been a number of adults that have had problems even finding a teacher, and I think that is a shame. Is this a common thought with teachers that adult students are a problem? Yes. In my limited experience
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Why do people make annoying faces? by Plowboy @ 11/18/15 11:49 PM

Piano Teachers Forum
Originally Posted By dogpersonOriginally Posted By LakeviewsteveIf you don't feel you're teacher is giving you good advice you should switch teachers. I would agree with you're teacher if in their opinion you are not ready for the piece. If the re
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by AZNpiano @ 11/18/15 11:41 PM

Are they reading from left to right???
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Can I make a living teaching music? by AZNpiano @ 11/18/15 11:39 PM

Originally Posted By jdw Looking at the site, I think this may be because it is considering "profit" as money not used to pay living expenses or business expenses, but left over once all is paid. So if you put your desired income on that l
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Gilmore's self-tuning system and other inventions by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 11/18/15 11:38 PM

To the OP: I have just been granted a US Patent for something I call the; Fully Tempered Duplex Scale. US patent number 9,117,421. There is a PW thread about it and one on the PTG website "pianotech" channel.
Legal Issues
Jump to new posts Publishing-performing by Maarkr @ 11/18/15 11:35 PM

A guy has asked me to perform a song he wrote. I told him that I would be the co-writer and could include it as one of my recordings. He denied that part, saying he is the sole writer... if I wanted to include it as my recording, I must pay the fee
Piano Forum
terminaldegree, Thanks for the response, I'd be very interested in reading that article. Hopefully the seller the OP is working with has a genuine love for what they are doing and is running a sort of "adoption" service for the older de
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by musicpassion @ 11/18/15 11:19 PM

I missed your question about age. The students are 7-9.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Up and down by musicpassion @ 11/18/15 11:17 PM

The problem I'm asking about is up and down on the page, not the keyboard, and not relating it to the keyboard. Given a group of notes a very small percentage of students can't determine if the notes are going up or down. This is after they've alre
Pianist Corner
Waltz Op.posth.70 No.2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qs9lRO9WT8g&t=36m17s
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Yet another post about the Yamaha S series by twocats @ 11/18/15 11:13 PM

Congrats! I'd love to hear a recording
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to Regulate a Studio Upright for Fastest Repetition? by Jonathan Costa @ 11/18/15 10:57 PM

Sorry, I meant decrease. I decreased blow distance from 55 mm to 47 mm. Jonathan
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: A4 just too small by SuhrRocks @ 11/18/15 10:49 PM

Originally Posted By MarieJOriginally Posted By sinophilia I got an iPad Pro yesterday, and its 12.9 inch screen is just right for the A4 format. Much more expensive than an ordinary monitor, but it sits on the piano just fine and you can turn the pa
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