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Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Nikolai Kapustin - 'easier' pieces by pianoloverus @ Today at 04:15 PM

This Prelude, played by a PW member, is considerably harder than the Sonatina but still not nearly as hard as many of Kapustin's works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv3ZLN0pyVI My guess is that some of the other Preludes are on this level or eve
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Czerny vs Hanon by Kalos Piano @ Today at 04:15 PM

as already said, Hanon and Czerny are very different. Hanon provides exercises which only train the technical capability of each hand. Virtually no coordination between the hands is required to play Hanon. Czerny's etudes are basically short pieces
Adult Beginners Forum
Johan gave my answer. Everyone should join a choir, and there's always a choir in your locale that would welcome you. (Private voice lessons may also ensue from the choral experience.)
Just For The Fun of It
Jump to new posts Digital painting with Krita (open source) by TADutchman @ Today at 04:07 PM

By coincidence, I discovered a 'hidden' gem for digital painting some time ago: https://krita.org/features/highlights/ Have fun!!
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: No capstans and question about damper lift by Chris Leslie @ Today at 04:06 PM

A remote possibility is that the action is not sitting correctly on the mounting studs. This can happen despite being able to tighten the brackets on some pianos.
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Bouncing w/Bud - Sonny Rollins transcription by Mark Polishook @ Today at 04:01 PM

ID ... You're posting some serious treasure here!
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Brahms Op. 119 vs Schumann Op. 12 by Mark_C @ Today at 03:47 PM

Originally Posted By Carey....Just make sure you play the introduction really well - and keep it moving along.... ......and don't play the dotted rhythms as triplets, which almost everybody does. Good rule of thumb (as well as all other fingers) o
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Poll: Debussy vs Rachmaninoff by beet31425 @ Today at 03:45 PM

Originally Posted By Mark_C(Although, if we want to look at it that way, where are the symphonies?) Well, there is *La Mer*, which is kind of a masterpiece. And his *Nocturnes*, a major work for orchestra. Also, if we're looking for variety, let's no
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 15ma = 2 octaves?! by JohnSprung @ Today at 03:37 PM

Originally Posted By PolyphonistOriginally Posted By JohnSprungI've also used 23 for three octaves for a cross to the deep bass in a lead sheet. Not sure if that should be ma or va or something else. I don't know, but it should certainly be 22 and n
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: YAMAHA p-Series by Fer De Armas @ Today at 03:26 PM

Hey thanks mischeli, but that video was fine for the Roland FP4f not the FP30...!. Cheers!.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Help needed - Yamaha Arius 142 v Kawaii ES 100 by Fer De Armas @ Today at 03:22 PM

Hi, IMHO Kawai ES100 has a much better key action... Cheers!.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Asking parent to take notes? by Gary D. @ Today at 03:10 PM

Originally Posted By TimROriginally Posted By Gary D.Originally Posted By TimRMaking a photocopy just because you need two copies for whatever reason is not even close to gray, it is black and white illegal. I doubt that a student doing it would e
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Damper Spring Rail? by Johnkie @ Today at 03:04 PM

Ian: Leaving aside the different terms to describe this "piece of wood" it serves several purposes : It's ideal to attach hammer return springs to instead of having butt springs It stops the damper springs being over stressed when being p
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Ritmüller versus Seiler by Docc @ Today at 03:04 PM

The Seiler is a pre-owned ED168. Asking price is higher than my range, but it might be possible to negotiate into my range. It is a dealer piano, 2012 model year. I didn't look at grands when there the first time but will next time to give me tone an
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Grand Piano in Los Angeles Yamaha C3? by JohnSprung @ Today at 02:51 PM

Originally Posted By Schazti011I don't have a tuner, so do you just call around to find one that also does appraisals? Thanks. I got an excellent tuner/technician from Angie's List. Find someone local to you, and let them know that they'll becom
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Hi Andy, Yours is one of the finest visions I've received about the structure and impact of this music. I totally agree with your analysis. Thanks so much for taking time to hear it. I really appreciate it. David
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Fair value for 1984 Yamaha G-2 Satin finish? by Rickster @ Today at 02:16 PM

Originally Posted By newbie78Hi Terminaldegree, thanks for your reply, I don't know if it is in excellent condition or not. I am just trying to figure out the maximum market price I will pay for this used one assuming it is in excellent condition, so
Member Recordings
I was fixing some issues with my piano today and decided to record this piece while it was open... https://youtu.be/dUI4rTmlluc
Piano Forum
@ian Many thanks! And who does the dusting in your house? You or your wife? Or the staff? ;-)
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Harp Bolts by scgrant @ Today at 02:03 PM

Originally Posted By Ed FooteGreetings, To the Knabe specifically; unlike most brands, Knabes often have a plate bolt that is free-floating, i.e., there is nothing under the plate for the bolt to tighten down on. This is most common on the fi
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Soft pedal problem after tuning. by strawberry fields @ Today at 02:03 PM

Hello, My piano teacher's technician (actually it was a substitute technician) did something to her piano where now when you press the soft pedal the keys become much harder to press and the sound is muffled to a great degree. He claims to have done
Adult Beginners Forum
I did Alfred through the beginning of book 3. I agree with others, left hand lazy, but it wasn't too bad because I played out of a sonatina book on the side and a few other things. I have been doing sight reading practice (prima vista) and my teacher
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By Venividivici...Suddenly all the songs I've been playing sounded like they "should" which was really quite something. Little wonder - they may all have been recorded on a B. That said, any well-cared-for 7-footer sounds
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: ROLAND FP-30 by yellojello @ Today at 01:28 PM

Also just noticed there is a firmware update Version 1.02 available. Only change it seems to add "Piano Partner 2" support. http://www.roland.com/support/by_product/fp-30/updates_drivers/351974 Update history [ Ver.1.02 ] MAY 2016 Additio
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Thanks for the link! Ugh, why does it have to $99? Quote:I think the IPAD and the bluetooth foot pedal make it less obvious that I'm using sheet music. I'm terrible about memorizing stuff. I've used the IPAD and the foot pedal at Open Mics too and I
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