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Jump to new posts Re: Do you practice scales and arpeggios staccato? by dogperson @ 07/27/15 11:36 PM

Originally Posted By rocket88Originally Posted By Charles Cohen This gets to the heart of the question: The reason to practice _anything_ is so that you can use it -- or the technique the practice develops -- to play real music. So, if you don't
Adult Beginners Forum
bsw - good for you, yay! And, I agree Little Brown Jug was hard. (And it was also one of those pieces I didn't like much which doesn't make the practice go quickly). I'm interested in what metronomes folks have also - I just downloaded an app to m
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Check out the trailer for #DistantVoicesCD at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fA-I6RI10I, with music by Debussy and Gao Ping. 6 pieces by Gao Ping, including 3 for Vocalizing Pianist. Scores available by special authorization of the composer at http
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Tips for finding customers? by Justice Post @ 07/27/15 11:25 PM

Hi all, I'm a 20 year old college student and pianist. I've been apprenticing to be a piano technician for a while now, and I'm now trying to start finding business. I feel that the biggest challenge for me might be my age, since being so young makes
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Bach - literally the best composer ever? by Mark_C @ 07/27/15 11:18 PM

Originally Posted By Justice Post....My high school music director actually started out as a math major and then switched to music major. .....because music is where the big bucks are! Actually I'm stealing that line. It came from a cabbie. True
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Do you practice scales and arpeggios staccato? by rocket88 @ 07/27/15 10:58 PM

Originally Posted By Charles Cohen This gets to the heart of the question: The reason to practice _anything_ is so that you can use it -- or the technique the practice develops -- to play real music. So, if you don't want to play anything with st
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Denver PTG Convention Review by Bill Bremmer RPT @ 07/27/15 10:54 PM

Chuck, Nobody in PTG wants you to drop out! In fact, I had discussed with Lucas Brookins about him going to apprentice with you. You are an award winner in PTG and everyone respects you for it. What I wrote recently was only my perception of the
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: approach to relearning "old" repertoire? by Justice Post @ 07/27/15 10:39 PM

I do this too! It's especially helpful because then I suddenly realize all the mistakes I was making with the piece previously
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Ivan Moravec RIP by Turn-Table @ 07/27/15 10:35 PM

Such sad news! I discovered him accidentally back in the '80s, when I was very young at a camp located at a university, and found a LP of his Chopin Scherzos at the Music Department Library. Such a technical command and clarity of execution!
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2015 by Oongawa @ 07/27/15 10:34 PM

Thank Goodness for MOYD!! I've been dealing with a family crisis, requiring a huge amount of time caring for an elderly relative. If it wasn't for MOYD, I would have skipped half the days in the last four months. I won't say my practice was all tha
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
DazedAndConfused, this topic comes up every so often. The following explanation should clarify things: Quote:Why does Kawai use wood in digital piano actions, but plastic in acoustic piano actions? Kawai use wooden keys in our higher specificati
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Let's Talk Weddings by Plowboy @ 07/27/15 10:33 PM

^^ Hela-good!
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Jump to new posts Re: giving up method books by Ataru074 @ 07/27/15 10:29 PM

Originally Posted By PianoStudent88 Not I guess that that has anything to do with method books, and I'm not wishing for method books at my stage of lessons. Just riffing off your reply: you feel like it was difficult but looking back you've made pro
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha C2X vs C3X by pianoloverus @ 07/27/15 10:26 PM

Originally Posted By Forevertwentyone Recently I have been searching for a grand piano for my 12 years old. He is just playing as a hobby but I want him get more serious on his practice. He has been playing ever since 6 years old. Does your son want
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Bach - literally the best composer ever? by Justice Post @ 07/27/15 10:23 PM

Yeah Bach is something special. I personally don't listen to Baroque era music that much, but he really did set a lot of standards for music written after him. I mean, Bach is the basis for any music theory class after all. My professor in theory II
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Headphones Advice by Arabesque @ 07/27/15 10:23 PM

Whatever the quality of headphones they are never as good as studio monitors. I feel the sound is enclosed in my head and this fails to recreate a natural performance. The only problem is how can I use my studio monitors without the sound going throu
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Jump to new posts Re: giving up method books by PianoStudent88 @ 07/27/15 10:22 PM

That sounds great, Ataru. I'm seven months in (building on previous lessons, not from scratch), and I'm looking at 1 2-part invention learned. In a few more months I may be able to add another 2-part invention, and possibly a Chopin waltz that I've
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: giving up method books by TX-Bluebonnet @ 07/27/15 10:20 PM

Originally Posted By Ataru074Originally Posted By TX-BluebonnetWhew, just read through all the new posts. Lots of good stuff. Ataru074 and outo, thank you for your replies as well as the questions you asked. It's given me a lot to think about. My t
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
brillant ideas and comments from the 2 Ed's! Thin CA, I suppose is not the qualities sold for wood gluing ?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Do you practice scales and arpeggios staccato? by Charles Cohen @ 07/27/15 10:09 PM

Originally Posted By dogpersonI don't practice scales staccato, but I do practice passages where i need to be sure the notes are even, first staccato, then returning to legato. I have problems playing Mozart, for instance, with each note clearly art
Piano Forum
Rickster, Norbert, you guys rock!
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Jump to new posts Re: Faber Graduates by TX-Bluebonnet @ 07/27/15 09:56 PM

Originally Posted By raubuchoMy vacation might not have been anything you might enjoy. I spent two weeks about 9000 ft above sea level in the Sierra Madre mountains of Wyoming finishing the work on a log cabin on my childhood buddy's ranch. It was a
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: giving up method books by Ataru074 @ 07/27/15 09:55 PM

Originally Posted By TX-BluebonnetWhew, just read through all the new posts. Lots of good stuff. Ataru074 and outo, thank you for your replies as well as the questions you asked. It's given me a lot to think about. My teacher is young and doesn't h
Adult Beginners Forum
Blackjack - Thanks, I didn't mean to sound like I felt bad, but I appreciate the encouraging words anyway. I was about to say I don't write down when I think I'll complete a piece, but I guess I do that in is this thread. Huh. Do you like ragtime stu
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: New Casio Privia DP models just announced! by ElmerJFudd @ 07/27/15 09:31 PM

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