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Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by michaelvi @ 11 minutes 39 seconds ago

lvojnovic, I don't feel bad, I actually feel good reading about other people's achievements! It also makes me optimistic Till very recent time I was repeatedly saying the same story to my teacher and my wife: "I am not able to play a piece wh
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Faber Graduates by BrianDX @ 13 minutes 30 seconds ago

Originally Posted By PianoStudent88Originally Posted By BrianDXkeeping hands together during "ragged time" BrianDX, what do you mean by "ragged time"? If you take a look in your Lesson book at a piece called "The Snowflake R
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Sheet music for 20th Century Songs by DiarmuidD @ 16 minutes 56 seconds ago

Many thanks everyone, I'll look into all of these. Dogperson, I guess I asked for it, but those Earl Wild Etudes are beyond my abilities!
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha C2 Recording by BrianDX @ 20 minutes 2 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Rich Galassini... It sounds like a newer Cx series. They have a more balanced tone than older models of Yamaha C2. In fact, I believe it is the biggest shift in tone color this company has ever undertaken. The two professional m
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Accoustic Piano in silent mode vs Digital/Hybrid Piano by NotaBene @ 26 minutes 37 seconds ago

There is literally not a single piano technique you can learn to master on a digital keyboard, and you know it. Oh right you can learn to play the notes, but take a look at the other threads in this topic, how many times did we read complaints about
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Possible to get lessons only once a month? by TimR @ 36 minutes 43 seconds ago

It is not uncommon on other instruments to have monthly lessons, or for advanced performers an occasional checkup a couple times a year. There is a teacher on this forum who has an interesting approach. You email her a video of your piece when you
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: FOYD - Focus On Your Domain by chopinoholic @ Today at 07:50 AM

Hi all, Tomorrow I have my lesson again. These past two weeks had their ups and downs. I feel I made progress on some pieces, but also have feelings of underachievement. I had days were I practised two hours and also days, sometimes two days in a ro
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 20 Year old Bosendorfer 200 - but never played? by Rickster @ Today at 07:35 AM

Personally, I do not particularly like a player system on an acoustic piano either; especially if I'm the one who is going to be playing it. But some piano owners/buyers do like them and they have their place, I suppose. With that said, I've read
FAQ - Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Hamilton baby grand by Pianohopeful @ Today at 07:22 AM

Hello, I need a bit of advice. I was given a baby grand piano and before I had a chance to have it moved some idiot tried to push it on carpet and broke a leg off, of course causing the piano to fall. I am now hesitant to get it in fear of way to muc
Piano Teachers Forum
Hello, I am an adult player and just recently relocated to London, UK. I've had good luck finding a teacher through this forum in the US, and so I'm trying my luck again I've been learning Liszt's Un Sospiro and Rachmaninoff's Barcarole for 4 hand
Piano Teachers Forum
I used to study with an excellent teacher around Logan Square, though I'm pursuing the classical piano playing off sheet musics route. I can't really comment on his abilities to teach improvisation and jazz piano, but he was extremely nuanced with cl
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue by Menachem @ Today at 06:37 AM

Played by Menachem Har-Zahav from the album "Piano Classics" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_nzYDwjQe0
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Competition by I like Piano @ Today at 06:34 AM

Hello GrandPants, I understand that accuracy is a key point in competitions. That is why I focus on practicing slowly in the places I mess up a lot. Especially in the Haydn sonata, inaccurate notes are not too friendly to the pianist. Great job in t
Mechanical Musical Instruments
Jump to new posts Re: Using Laptop To Play MIDI on Yamaha MX-100 Disklavier? by grandpianodave @ Today at 06:28 AM

That's great, I'm getting the MIDISWING going now. As for midi files, I really like them all if they're from live performace. Especially high-level jazz.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Rachmaninoff Prelude, Op. 32 no. 10 by Menachem @ Today at 05:53 AM

My name is Menachem Har-Zahav and I am a touring concert pianist. I've played in the US, UK, Italy, Switzerland, Holland and Germany. I currently live in Germany and play about 60-70 concerts per year depending on how many can be scheduled. I don'
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai CA67/CA97/CS8/CS11 Serious Bug? by Pocomoto @ Today at 05:51 AM

Originally Posted By MossySFVisually, that does look like another sample layer. I guess the next question is whether on a real acoustic Kawai these samples were recorded from, do you need to do a karate chop to hit those notes? Of course, this is t
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Grand Piano in Semi-Detached House by Narj @ Today at 05:44 AM

I'd imagine that if it's not a solid floor, a lot of the lower frequency sound transmission will head next door through the joists. I was told that castor cups can help minimize this (with at least a layer of rubber).
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Questions about VAT by SwissMS @ Today at 05:21 AM

I purchased a Bechstein in Germany and the dealer subtracted the German VAT (19%) and then added back the Swiss VAT (8%). This was a dealer near the Swiss border who regular dealt with Swiss customers. In Switzerland, you are supposed to declare anyt
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: September Piano Bar by LarryShone @ Today at 04:59 AM

Originally Posted By peterwsLarry Shone You had fun wi that. Why not try extending the arpeggios for a bit . . . more fun? You doin` fine, buddy. Playing around often produces surprises! Thanks. Its fun to play around
Member Recordings
Hello EMPIRE, Mariah Carey and Jussie Smollett fans, Here is my piano cover on their new duet song called "Infamous" in the EMPIRE series. It has an awesome Chorus! Enjoy~ Piano Cover https://youtu.be/cdbUBEWjoFc Piano Tutorial ht
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Hammer response/String Resonanance on AP450 by peterws @ Today at 04:39 AM

Originally Posted By LarryShoneOriginally Posted By EvaldasAnd also try turning up the volume and abruptly pressing down the damper pedal with your foot with highest and lowest string resonance setting :-) That is weird. Haunted house type sound!
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Jazz melodica - tutorial by Nahum @ Today at 04:15 AM

Exercise 1: take the text of any familiar song, pronounce it rhythmically, whispering into the inlet slit, while pressing any key. For example: One, two, three o’clock, four o’clock, rock. If to pronounce with the sound aloud , most of the air w
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Chopin no7 Prelude in A Major question by chopinoholic @ Today at 04:11 AM

It's not uncomfortable at all. IMO it's harmonically better to play as Chopin wrote, so with crossed thumbs.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By GombessaCoincidentally, I posted just the other day about a similar finding with a 6-year-old Yamaha CP50. I've been using $25 Sennheiser HD 201s for practice, and eventually it really bothered me that they were so quiet I often
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai ES 8 by Willem63 @ Today at 03:32 AM

Thanks for the quick replies. This forum is very helpful. I tried to find it in the manual but must have missed the remark on page 55. It's not a big deal that the recording of external audio is not possible. I was just trying to capture the audio f
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