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Jump to new posts Re: Please Help!! by faulty_Damper @ 07/23/14 10:51 AM

You don't know for certain anyone genuinely wants to improve. Even if they ask for help, that doesn't mean that they want it, like a homeless person asking for help and not handouts. In this case, it's clearly a mindset/paradigm issue. She's alrea
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Jump to new posts Re: Where is the new blood? by Beacon Chris @ 07/23/14 10:50 AM

I can only speak as a classical guy, but the big change I've seen is with commercially recorded music. Now that everything is shared on youtube, there's absolutely no reason to buy recorded music (I'm not saying this is right - it's just the way it
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Time to change teacher? by AndresD @ 07/23/14 10:49 AM

BTW, I'm fully recovered from my DeQuervains, and now do a lot of stretching exercises to try and stay that way.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Magical moment by PhilipInChina @ 07/23/14 10:49 AM

Originally Posted By: wimpianoAhh come on Philip.. www.tinypic.com
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Time to change teacher? by AndresD @ 07/23/14 10:49 AM

Thanks everybody, I'm gonna start looking for a new teacher, and I'll try a few lessons before switching, it is very interesting to see professional's so involved on their craft. Another related question: If you are in the US, how would you know if
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Fascinating Restoration Video by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/23/14 10:46 AM

OLEK, Adequate experience has now been achieved regarding hard bridge pins. The jury has found a verdict of "guilty of metallic tone". Too much making of "illegal" L-modes. Hard bridge pins make the musical art a "public nois
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Just visited pianist corner by Saranoya @ 07/23/14 10:46 AM

Originally Posted By: Lester BurnhamIt takes two or more to tango -- people don't argue in a vacuum You're right, they don't. I've never hidden the fact that I like a good debate (or even a not-so-good one that has the potential to improve). I parti
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: That last 10% by MikeN @ 07/23/14 10:46 AM

*sigh* So many things come into play. So many that it seems almost impossible to articulate it all. First off, one needs an excellently developed mechanism, at least if they are going to play the large scale masterworks. If one doesn't have true ph
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Magical moment by PhilipInChina @ 07/23/14 10:44 AM

Originally Posted By: Minnesota MartyCan I make a phone call on my Pentax? If you wish to, by all means.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Magical moment by wimpiano @ 07/23/14 10:44 AM

Ahh come on Philip.. www.tinypic.com
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: David JensonHmmmmm. I use the "traditional" method and my wire seems to be very happy with no weeping or wailing that I can hear. There's a slight chance that I'm a bit insensitive. In the future I'll have to take a li
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Magical moment by PhilipInChina @ 07/23/14 10:43 AM

I got the photos onto my computer here and even followed the instructions to upload them to the gallery. Unfortunately they are too big and I am insufficiently interested to pursue the matter any farther.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: That last 10% by the nosy ape @ 07/23/14 10:41 AM

In my experience, most amateurs do not have a good understanding of the musical structure of a piece. For example, when taking a repeat it should never sound the same as when it was played the first time. How it is varied is a matter of interpretat
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What brand of solid string to use? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/23/14 10:36 AM

BDB is in general correct that workmanship and organization will trump materials-however science properly applied is the only way to improve on the past state of the art.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Remembering what to play by keystring @ 07/23/14 10:32 AM

ZeroZero, what you describe as "classical" is the way I was taught not to do it (for classical), but also that many students do work that way. Starting at the beginning, working on the first phrase, then the second, then the third, and ev
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Adjusting Sound During Restringing by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/23/14 10:31 AM

Ask them if they have experience with Hybrid Wire Scales and LightHammer Tone Regulation.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Just visited pianist corner by FarmGirl @ 07/23/14 10:30 AM

I have started liking PC more in the recent months. I used not liking to be out there. I don't know exactly what happened. Probably I grew thick skin since I started hanging around with advanced players in my real life. I actually find many of tho
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Partial strength - hammer voicing or soundboard ? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/23/14 10:28 AM

With wound strings, there are significant differences from string to string in spectrum balance. Plus longitudinal modes can act out in this area. But the hammer is about half the game.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Remembering what to play by ZeroZero @ 07/23/14 10:28 AM

Originally Posted By: earlofmar However this year I started doing something called the "40 Piece Challenge" which might be of use to you. As well as learning your normal pieces you try to learn as many small simple pieces as possible. I use
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Join the false-beat revolution: get your wires straight!!! by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ 07/23/14 10:24 AM

I certainly hope this thread does not devolve into a comparison of professional "genitalia". I really do not give a dam about a long winded polemic regarding respective Curriculum Vitae. Back to topic, I do find that string leveling by wor
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: An Apology to Rich Galassini & Cunningham Music by Beacon Chris @ 07/23/14 10:24 AM

KurtZ, That sounds like a description for some of my... not so subtle poetry... you know, the ones in didactic pentameter? Hey Turandot...nice to see you, man. I'm back at Blossom Festival with Cleveland Orchestra in four weeks! (the previous sen
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: grand care by Minnesota Marty @ 07/23/14 10:23 AM

I've learned to never play in wet swimming trunks. After all, that little fold out stick, on the lid prop, is designed for drying swimming suits.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 25 Vintage Steinways by phacke @ 07/23/14 10:21 AM

could be Country Piano, in that area... http://www.countrypiano.com
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Help for Newbie by DancerJ @ 07/23/14 10:18 AM

I am not only completely new to buying a piano, but also to playing the piano. Long story short, I finally want to do something about my dream to learn how to play the piano. Since I am good at learning something new on my own, I want to start to lea
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 25 Vintage Steinways by Minnesota Marty @ 07/23/14 10:18 AM

Mr. Galassini - Do you have any info on this?
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