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Jump to new posts Re: Daily report / Inspiring each other by Polyphonist @ 02/23/15 04:53 PM

Counterpoint overload is a good thing.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Daily report / Inspiring each other by TonyB @ 02/23/15 04:52 PM

Originally Posted By PolyphonistI went on a Bach binge and played all the French Suites, English Suites, and the Goldberg Variations. Now it's time for some Chopin, perhaps... I like that...Bach binge. I went on a Bach binge and now I am suffer
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By RagdollMy AOTW is that I can now play "Stardust" at a reasonable tempo in both hands. Not many hesitations but a few of course. Lucky for me it's slow anyways. smile. It surely needs a lot of polish yet. It's a simplifi
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: What Made You Decide To Up-Grade Your DP by TonyB @ 02/23/15 04:49 PM

Originally Posted By Lester Burnham Tony - FWIW I rather enjoyed your contribution to the other thread, so don't be put off by others. And in terms of the digital piano thing, and there often being very vocal naysayers - there's a point I don't real
Piano Forum
I have some questions regarding the use of air freight to ship a brand new piano. The shipper told me that they would use wood crates that would not be heated. How does one protect the piano from the extreme pressure and temperature during the flight
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Daily report / Inspiring each other by Polyphonist @ 02/23/15 04:47 PM

I went on a Bach binge and played all the French Suites, English Suites, and the Goldberg Variations. Now it's time for some Chopin, perhaps...
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Perception of tones, partials and beats by PaintedPostDave @ 02/23/15 04:45 PM

RXD: I would think that what's really going on, at least in the air around us is two pure tones w/o any harmonics. The spectral analysis shows the components in the pressure variations that are these two tones. What the ear and the brain turn these p
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By careyOriginally Posted By pianoman9 Regarding Hamelin, his version is boring compared to LL's. Lacks the fire and explosiveness of Lang: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIMzL2-4bjg Your opinion, of course. It se
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Please inspire me to keep going... by acollins @ 02/23/15 04:40 PM

Originally Posted By Moonsh1ne And don't even get me started on saliva management. Hey, it's not spit -- it's *condensation* from your breath. Lol, played the flute for many years and I've had this argument before. Unlike other woodwinds, it's
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: HELP - My beloved Bluthner is dead... by Norbert @ 02/23/15 04:36 PM

I like any discussion especially when centered around "sound" Joe's comments above are quite right - things are getting brighter for many manufacturers. The example of the 9' Bluthner may be an example, fine pianos they are... People often
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: John Brimhall's Piano Method by RaggedKeyPresser @ 02/23/15 04:34 PM

Even an online search at the Library of Congress comes up nada. Quite amazing actually.
FAQ - Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Who Says the Piano Industry Does'nt Innovate? by Michael Sayers @ 02/23/15 04:33 PM

It is just enough for the highly simplistic and repetitive Waltz in Diminished Thirds.
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By careyOriginally Posted By pianoman9 OTOH, I would agree with Marlon Brandon when he complained about awards ceremonies: "Why does there have to be a best this, or best that?"... Well - if you truly agree with Mr. Brand
Adult Beginners Forum
I'd get an x-ray.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Best Ascsending/Descending Chromatic scale method. by Michael Sayers @ 02/23/15 04:25 PM

In my opinion it is best to vary the fingering depending on if the scale direction is thumb under or fingers over, as below for the right hand, with one fingering for motion toward the 5th finger, and another fingering for motion toward the thumb so
Pianist Corner
Guys, what do you think about the orange keys etude? I'm not sure Chopin would like this approach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piB4RHCO80Q&feature=player_detailpage#t=115
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Perception of tones, partials and beats by rXd @ 02/23/15 04:16 PM

While the analysis of synthesised pure tones is informative, the presence of multiple audible partials in each piano tone, how they interact with each other to reinforce the fundamental, how Ih affects the pitch(es) of this reinforced fundamental. W
Adult Beginners Forum
The usual advice coming from my doctor is ... if it hurts, don't do it. Seems like good advice.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
To me ... purchasing a new digital piano is similar to snacking in the evening. Once the thought of having a snack enters your head ... you may as well just get up and go get it because you are going to be downing it soon regardless of what things y
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By Jasper E.I am considering the very similar Roland F-130R against the Casio PX-860 You have very good taste! I predict that you will NOT be able to find a clear preference ... so be prepared to flip a coin!
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: So what's on your Piano's "Book" shelf? by gooddog @ 02/23/15 04:02 PM

Look here Piano books
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Learning Styles Debunked by gooddog @ 02/23/15 03:58 PM

Originally Posted By LXXXVIIIdentes We do make stuff unnecessarily complicated, don't we? Bureaucrats need to justify their jobs.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bollerman & Son by musicpassion @ 02/23/15 03:53 PM

I don't know Bollerman and Son. Sometimes a piano gets a cosmetic restoration by a cheap shop. These pianos can look pretty nice, but they don't have much value because a musical instruments value is in it's ability to... guess what... make music.
Adult Beginners Forum
OK these comments made me probe around down there for the first time, really, and it is definitely sore on that bottom rib or the muscle over it. A heating pad definitely helps. In fact it seems "all better" until I go to play. I wonder
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By rysowers I believe, is the lack of mass and impedance at the end of the bridge. There is a lack of stiffness there - some manufactures try to mitigate this by placing a rib behind this point or extending the bridge. In the piano
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