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Jump to new posts Re: First time piano buyer - please help! by Ksi @ 1 minute 12 seconds ago

Um, sorry, what (or who) is an OP? Me, as in "original poster" or something like that?
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: USB hub recommendations? by jamie_vt @ 2 minutes 0 seconds ago

Personally I would spend a little more and go for a seperately powered hub, unless you know the devices you are going to use work off bus power as over the years I have plenty devices that should have worked on bus power but didn't. It is also future
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What makes crisp clear tone? by A443 @ 15 minutes 14 seconds ago

AHDSR (attack, hold, decay, sustain, release) is often discussed in the synthesiser world. In the piano world, we deal with the AHDS primarily in the condition of the hammer [and the design of the board/rim], and the R as the condition of the dampers
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Questioning the Wisdom of Heavy Actions by dire tonic @ 21 minutes 11 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: NormBI wonder whether "weight" alone is a sufficient measure here. Certainly inertia plays a role and is quite another thing....I suppose friction plays a role also. Clapped up old grands with sloppy bearings tend to b
Piano Photo Gallery - Pictures of Pianos
Jump to new posts AHDSR by A443 @ 29 minutes 55 seconds ago

The piano's sound envelope: AHDSR (attack, hold, decay, sustain, and release).
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: SSRS by choshi @ 34 minutes 6 seconds ago

It is VERY slow going, we're training our minds rather than our fingers. I've discovered that although I'm still going at snail pace with SSRS, my brain is actually becoming sharper with everything non-piano related ! So it must be doing some good
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: BALDWIN R vs. STEINWAY M by Keith D Kerman @ 41 minutes 4 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Karl WatsonFriends: Rickster's new Baldwin R calls to mind that it's very close in size to the Steinway M. There are those, like Keith K., who believe that this scale is one of Steinway's very best. Others, like myself, have
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Moving to Intermediate Level by Gisele @ 41 minutes 5 seconds ago

That sounds good (especially the contemporary style-she will love that) but then what would you use for finger exercises? Perhaps pieces by Czerny?
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Partial strength - hammer voicing or soundboard ? by Olek @ 46 minutes 14 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: proutOriginally Posted By: Withindale In an earlier post you felt that voicing can raise or lower the 'energy' of all the partials such that they maintain the same relative intensities. My understanding is that voicing can chang
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
I spent a lot of time researching unison styles in the US, Japan, and in Europe at the turn of the century. The first thing to understand is that everyone I spoke with, and measured tunings for, all thought they were tuning DOAs--at least, that was h
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Faber Graduates by alans @ 49 minutes 52 seconds ago

I am four pieces away from the end of Piano Adventures Book 3A. I tried the adult books but I really didn't like them so I switched to this series, the one more aimed at children. I find it excellent. I am completely fazed by the popularity of Alfred
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2014 by Ragdoll @ 53 minutes 3 seconds ago

Hmmm, methinks Cheryl has me on "ignore"
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Brahms by mellifluous @ 54 minutes 35 seconds ago

Thanks for the suggestions! bennevis, while I agree that op. 118 nos. 1 and 2 form a great pair, I would prefer to avoid something so commonly played. I love op. 118 no. 3 though, and somehow I hadn't registered that the middle section could serve a
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: mellifluousI found it at last! 8 is the Bourree I from the French Ouverture BWV 831 Good get, and thanks! It was driving me a little nuts too. The French Ouverture (thanks for that spelling) is one of those pieces that I'd
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Practicing slow is only part of it by fizikisto @ Today at 12:05 PM

Morodiene I think that's great advice! I'm reminded of that old saying, If the only tool you have is a hammer, then every problem starts to look like a nail. I think it's well worth remembering that what you need to solve a problem in one pie
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: teaching in a studio vs independently from home by laguna_greg @ Today at 12:02 PM

Originally Posted By: TimR I had a friend who did this and didn't read the fine print in his contract. Turned out he couldn't quit, he was obligated for a year; and the owner threatened legal action. I can't remember how it ended up but he was very
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By: CarlosCC But, unfortunately... I didn't press the "record" button, so it was a "false start" and I've to start all over again. I really hate it when that happens
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Piano Around The World by karmanathan @ Today at 11:55 AM

You should check this guy out - Dotan Negrin. Interesting guy. I saw him play in my town. He is travelling the world with his Upright Piano and just plays wherever he can. He records and blogs and posts pics about his experiences. He is on Facebook
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Intro to Elton John's 'Nikita' by slipperykeys @ Today at 11:51 AM

First bar G Second bar B Minor Third Bar C Fourth Bar A Minor 7, G, C. According to the sheet music. If you Google, Nikita Sheet Music Images, it may help you.
Adult Beginners Forum
So I know I need to stay disciplined and keep working through the basics and learning through the Alfred's Basics Adult Books, but I really want to learn more Jazz, Blues, Ragtime, and more popular pop stuff, some Billy Joel, etc. Thats the stuff I r
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bored kid at Cosco.. by laguna_greg @ Today at 11:48 AM

Originally Posted By: backto_study_pianoOriginally Posted By: JohnSprungBritney Spears was good at something? What? Who? And, great playing, Jake. She's a great cautionary tale. Look her up on youtube and any tabloid gossip sheet.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: casinitaly! Many happy returns of the day! by barbaram @ Today at 11:45 AM

Happy birthday! Hope you are having a lovely day
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By: laguna_gregWell, my M&H is almost 100 years old. It had a partial rebuild in 1981, action, strings and case work, and it sounds absolutely gorgeous. I've been told by several people that the soundboard has excellent crown
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Need advice on heat/humidity for today! by laguna_greg @ Today at 11:44 AM

Hi phacke! Well I'll be! I'd read somewhere long ago that sine wool was electrostatically charged, it repelled water. That's why it made such good winter clothes. I will say it keeps my string from rusting and the soundboard clean if nothing else
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: FarmGirlI did not know how much I missed piano until quit after 7 years of lessons. My parents said once quit no going back,so I tried live life not to listen to any music. I tuned out all the music around me. Yeah both my par
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