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I actually do understand how it works, i'm not just memorizing 'em. Minor = Key note, then 2 notes higher, then 3 notes higher whereas Major = Key note, then 3 notes higher, then 2 notes higher. This way, I can easily figure out that Am = A-C-E, wher
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano/keyboard with lighter keys? by toddy @ 07/27/14 01:14 PM

Your piano, P105, has a GHS keyboard in it, which is weighted, somewhat like an acoustic piano, but it's not one of the better keyboards. However, this is a matter of personal preference - some people get on with GHS very well, others make do, while
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 Thread by Abby Pianoman @ 07/27/14 01:10 PM

Started this thread in order to hear from other MP11 owners about their personal experiences with the Instrument. I figured that since the Instrument has been in circulation for a few months already, there would many more MP11 owners out there who ma
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By: WeakkyApart from that, I tried to follow Greener advices, and I spent hours yesterday to figure out how the basic chords were working. I didn't really expect you would have it mastered in an afternoon. A lifetime would be close
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Hearing loss from playing piano by bennevis @ 07/27/14 01:05 PM

I think some people are mixing things up, and talking about totally unrelated subjects. This thread is about hearing damage due to noise exposure, or more specifically, exposure to the sound of the piano from playing it. Nothing to do with deafness
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Ravenscroft by VI Labs… First Look and Sound by PianoManChuck @ 07/27/14 01:02 PM

Originally Posted By: rnapleI appreciate the info., PianoManChuck. About the Ravenscroft VPC. I haven't seen any more info. Look forward to more. I haven't seen any more info either, other than their website for acoustic pianos! You might want to
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano/keyboard with lighter keys? by anotherscott @ 07/27/14 12:55 PM

Originally Posted By: GabriellaaHello, I am looking for a digital piano with semi-weighted keys... I already have one with fully weighted, but I find my hands get tired really fast due to them being ''heavy'' ... Anyone have any expieriences with the
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by dynamobt @ 07/27/14 12:54 PM

I'm very excited to be learning a piece I have long wanted to play. It's the Chopin Prelude no 17 in A flat Major. I heard a recording of it. I mistakenly thought it sounded easy to play. Years ago, looked at it, and was totally overwhelmed. N
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano/keyboard with lighter keys? by Gabriellaa @ 07/27/14 12:54 PM

Thanks. The digital piano I have is Yamaha P105... I don't really like it to be honest... Doesnt quite feel good to play on..
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Practice Rooms in Tokyo, Japan by A443 @ 07/27/14 12:53 PM

Shinjuku is one of my favourite areas of the city; I've spent a lot of time there. There is an awesome ramen shop in Shinjuku that serves the most outstanding Ramen (http://www.n-nagi.com/store/shinjuku). I'm usually in Japan in the fall/winter and
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano/keyboard with lighter keys? by Charles Cohen @ 07/27/14 12:48 PM

The DGX-650 has a "weighted hammer action" -- the GHS action, same as the Yamaha P105 and several other Yamaha's. It's lighter than many other DP's, but it's still trying to emulate an acoustic piano. Quote: . . . You want the muscles in
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Roland RD 800 by fizikisto @ 07/27/14 12:47 PM

sixfootpianist, There have been no announcements from Roland that I'm aware of. If something like that is coming, I doubt that Jay can chime in on it until there's something official from Roland about it. So when, or even if such an update is
Piano Teachers Forum
I just read an article yesterday about practice. I thought this was interesting: Practice explained 26 percent of the variance in achievement for games, 21 percent in musical accomplishment, 18 percent in sports, 4 percent in college grades, and le
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Roland RD 800 by sixfootpianist @ 07/27/14 12:39 PM

So, is there any word on another batch of RD 800s or an RD 800 mark II with a more organic and elegant solution to the power cord problem? I really like the look of this board, but I have no intention of buying one with a power cable permanently atta
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: No music rest for Roland stage pianos? by fizikisto @ 07/27/14 12:38 PM

Marko LOL. That's a pretty funny idea. Toddy I was actually just being tongue in cheek, but to answer your question I lack the skill and would prefer not to ruin my nice nord dust cover making the attempt.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Practice Rooms in Tokyo, Japan by Farnsworth @ 07/27/14 12:35 PM

That's all excellent advice - thanks so much !
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Need advice on heat/humidity for today! by Piano RX @ 07/27/14 12:34 PM

Markarian, Congrats on your new piano! It is very exciting, I know. I see you have a humidifier but don't have central cooling. In this scenario you will probably need a dehumidifier if you want to deal with the occassional high RH days in your
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: July Piano Bar and techy question by Starr Keys @ 07/27/14 12:33 PM

Originally Posted By: ladypayneStarr Keys: your song sounds great too me. Lovely playing Thank you. Like you I'm hoping it will sound better in the new and improved recording. Quote:I did a rather quick arrangement of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. I
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How struts define pitch variation between tunings by Larry Buck @ 07/27/14 12:25 PM

I may have an answer. May I first have the; 1 scale for the Y axis 2 speaking lengths for a few notes before and after the break 3 wire diameter I have written my intended answer down and I'll post it after verifying a couple of things.
Just For The Fun of It
Jump to new posts Cable TV meets the internet by Theresad @ 07/27/14 12:24 PM

I feel like Pluto.tv does a good job of making it seem like you’re still watching TV - but it’s internet content, and there's an app, and it's free. For some strange reason, I really like the concept of channels and shows, even if it is, ultimately,
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano/keyboard with lighter keys? by toddy @ 07/27/14 12:14 PM

Originally Posted By: fizikistoGabriellaa, If your hands are getting really tired very quickly, you're probably playing with a lot of unnecessary tension. Do you have a teacher? A good teacher should be able to show you how to play so that yo
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Anti-academic arrogance. by A443 @ 07/27/14 12:09 PM

Composition in university is approached differently these days, than in the past. These days, in America, it is more about bashing and thrashing around without functional knowledge, and that is indeed in an attempt not duplicating the work of others.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Just got my first piano! What do I do now? by spanishbuddha @ 07/27/14 12:06 PM

Ask the tech to give you advice on whether humidity needs to be controlled for your piano in your part of the world.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha B Series Price Question by DancerJ @ 07/27/14 12:06 PM

Is anything wrong with, say B3? I liked the sound.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: Robert Scott Those maxima you see in the total waveform do not represent anything the ear is necessary going to hear. An audible beat is a perceived variation in amplitude at a given frequency. It is not related to the peak va
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