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Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by Anita Potter @ 1 minute 3 seconds ago

That was a lovely piece Richard. Love hearing things I've not heard before. Still working on the Prelude getting it to where I stop making mistakes with the notes. Tempo is fine if I can just keep it there bars 8-9 lots of eighth notes to deal wit
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Opened up my Chickering Brothers Grand by Mark Cerisano, RPT @ 9 minutes 17 seconds ago

Tone regulation is a huge subject that includes but is not limited to hammer mating, surface needling, deep needling, steaming, hardener and softening liquids, and even specific regulation and tuning techniques can affect tone. As far as keydip, yo
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Let's see pics of your piano room by johan d @ 10 minutes 30 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Tuneless I had the idea to put a carpet under my AP, you did remove it just locally?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The best thing I've learned on Piano World.... by BrianDX @ 20 minutes 46 seconds ago

In some ways being able to memorize pieces quickly can be an issue. For me, once I have pretty much memorized any piece, I tend to back off on really reading the notes on the page. I think this leads to other issues.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha G1 1978 good for DIY? by Mark Cerisano, RPT @ 22 minutes 43 seconds ago

My vote is that it would be fine to learn on. Yamaha are pretty consistent pianos and there are a lot worse you could find.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11/MP7 v1.10 software update - USB Recording by Kawai James @ 23 minutes 40 seconds ago

I would suggest formatting your USB stick using the Rufus tool I linked to (FAT32, default allocation size, full format) - you can also post the log file. This will remove another potential variable. Then try the MIDItoAudio function again. It's pe
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic and ALL in One Adult Piano Course Book #1 by BrianDX @ 23 minutes 56 seconds ago

I remember trying to learn this piece 25 years ago. I don't remember if I ever really learned it properly, but hearing Richard's version brought a smile to my face.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hypnotherapist by Rerun @ 25 minutes 12 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Mike.I haven't been on here for a very long time as events in my life has taken all my time. I was lamenting that I am not playing the organ and that i have given up. ..... thoughts? advice? (POSITIVE advice?) Thanks. Som
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Is there joy in playing only for yourself? by BrianDX @ 26 minutes 50 seconds ago

Is there joy in playing only for yourself? For me, goodness gracious yes. To me, playing any piece is really between my wits, technical abilities, the composition, and the instrument. This attitude of course makes it more difficult to play in publi
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Just bought a VPC-1! Some simple questions by toddy @ 28 minutes 36 seconds ago

Yes - the best advice of all, for the moment is what dire tonic said - download ASIO4ALL, which is a free audio driver which will prioritize audio in/out above other Windows operations. Make sure the audio device of your computer is routed through A
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts "Tappeto" by Larry G. Alexander @ 32 minutes 48 seconds ago

This is "Tappeto", my work for solo 88 and orchestra. http://www.alexandermusic.com/resources/Tappeto.mp3 Regards, Larry
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Priorities by BrianDX @ 33 minutes 30 seconds ago

Originally Posted By 8 OctavesEveryone's left hands is weaker and slower than the right. Piano is a right handed instrument, so even if you are left handed by birth, you will eventually have slower left hand if you play the piano long enough. It's
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Franck's prelude, choral and fugue by Polyphonist @ Today at 07:33 AM

Youth may be the future of society, but boy are they exasperating sometimes.
Piano Forum
I'm in the UK and I've played some nice Astoria grands, but never played a US upright, so thanks for the clarification. Yeah, Norbert they have stiff competition but the Steinway name still carries a lot of weight here. The others do get a look in,
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: We Have to Teach These Kids to COUNT BEATS!!!!!! by pianoman9 @ Today at 07:29 AM

Originally Posted By NahumOriginally Posted By pianoman9If you don't think counting should be a part of learning to read music, they why not get rid of the time signatures?!? Those are numbers too! 4/4 time, 3/4 time, 2/4 time! All numbers to c
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By wouter79The colors are quite different from what I imagined from that B&W photo. Are these the original colors? I suspect so but I don't really know.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Fingerings in the 1800s? by bennevis @ Today at 07:27 AM

Originally Posted By chopin_r_usI'd be very surprised at Gottschalk. He studied in Paris where they were definitely 12345. As currawong says 1234 is English fingering and, as a violin player, it doesn't really confuse - maybe cause it's only left h
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Is this now real enough? by Wess. Chr. K. @ Today at 07:26 AM

Dear Philip_Johnston, great job and fantastic videos! Just like you, I made several attempts to combine my N1 with VST. The only positive result so far I reached was with QL Piano (Stainway) Room mics plus "Altiverb" or "Spaces"
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: I Start a regular piano teaching gig soon...... by keystring @ Today at 07:20 AM

Originally Posted By pianoman9 When you don't allow the notes to be written down, then the student is forced to really read the notes. That's like saying that a piano student is forced to learn to play the piano. (confused)
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: DIGITAL PIANO "PRICES PAID" by Hansgreger @ Today at 07:16 AM

USER LOCATION: Uppsala, Sweden MAKE: Kawai MODEL: VPC-1 CONDITION: New PRICE PAID: €1330 DELIVERY CHARGE: Free on the day after VENDOR LOCATION: Stockholm, Sweden VENDOR NAME: Steinway Gallery Stockholm PURCHASE DATE: March 2015 Can do nothing but
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Strong Overtones on CP4 S6 Sound. by Rhodie73 @ Today at 06:53 AM

Originally Posted By sullivangThose overtones sound completely normal to me, and I LIKE that kind of thing, however, it is perhaps unnatural to hear exactly the same strong overtone on neighbouring notes, due to the stretch group - that's the only pr
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tulsa OK VS Boston MA by Rich Galassini @ Today at 06:46 AM

Originally Posted By Larry Buck How about gas station sushi? Gas station sushi is OK, Larry. As long as they have fresh wasabi in the condiment pump.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Cover Vendors Comparison by Rich Galassini @ Today at 06:41 AM

We all enjoy this site and the information/camaraderie that it provides. Why not get your cover at pianosupplies.com ? Support Frank and this site. I am pretty sure it is the exact same cover as Vanda King as well.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Södermalm Fantasy Ballade redux by Nikolas @ Today at 06:17 AM

Hi Michael, Sorry for my lack of replies... Too busy atm. The chromatic scale looks fine I think, though perhaps you could use flats when going downwards... but it's really not necessary if I see correctly. The one thing that I would change is tha
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By Chris LeslieYes, please do take your argument elsewhere and show some respect for the OP. Happy to do that, Chris. Apologies to anybody who has been bothered.
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