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Jump to new posts Re: Kawai CA17 vs CA67 by pe2Dave @ Today at 12:49 PM

Thanks Hendrick - much appreciated. I'm going to see a Kawai next week, not sure I have the experience, but I'll try the two (side by side), see if I can tell them apart!
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Originally Posted By VisaliaDo you challenge yourself with what inversions you play to improve your overall muscular memory on the instrument? Use inversions to improve the arrangement. For example if you are playing a stride accompaniment on G chor
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Repeated Notes (Chopin Op.18) by sking @ Today at 12:31 PM

It's whatever works for you that gives a clean staccato. I use 323232 on the E-flats and then 212121 on the Fs. Then....it's 23 on the E-flat to A-flat to get my thumb on the C, not 24.
Adult Beginners Forum
Hasn't happened yet but it's about to. Right now I can always find the time to practice. But I generally have to do it alone otherwise my husband is watching Tv so I have to do it when he is way. We both work at the same place of work. We both wo
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Michael Logozar - Reverie by MichaelLogozar @ Today at 12:28 PM

Hello everyone! I wanted to share a new composition with you from my upcoming album: https://youtu.be/-Mc0Xo833HM Comments are welcome.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Winter Wind Etude arpeggios by sking @ Today at 12:19 PM

What you want to do is use 5241 for the most part of the piece. I do this so I really don't have to think too much about using other fingers. I use this fingering with a few variations. in bars 41-44 I use 1425 exclusively. just practice it slowly pl
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Chicago Amateur Piano Competition - Aug 2016 by RonaldSteinway @ Today at 11:56 AM

All, The Chicago Amateur Piano Competition will be held at the end of Aug 2016. http://www.chicagopianoamateurs.org/
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2015 Kawai RX-2 vs 1984 Yamaha C-5 by Olek @ Today at 11:52 AM

Originally Posted By BobDue to the age difference you are not really comparing apples to apples. A technician should check both pianos and help you decide. Yes , 30 years difference you cannot compare really (particularly at that distance) For
Adult Beginners Forum
I rather practice HS and then when go HT when feel confident enough. I say rather because I sometimes try HT to listen to how a piece sounds. I feel like practicing HS helps me to work out fingering and get more confident later. If I go HT too quickl
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Jump to new posts Casio Hybrid by Alexander Borro @ Today at 11:51 AM

Casio Celviano hybrid
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hands shaking by Celdor @ Today at 11:46 AM

I feel like we tend to go off topic with this "professionals take drugs and everything is all right". But I answer on that. If one needs to take a drug on regular bases then I dare to say something is wrong. Simply, the job is not for a pa
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Teacher Recommending Less Practice? by keystring @ Today at 11:43 AM

Originally Posted By MorodieneReally what I've heard and anecdotally found most effective is to practice in short sessions - and usually I do 15 minutes at a time - then take a break or move on to another task. Working one hour straight on piano (doi
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Maple Leaf Rag Scott Joplin by Carey @ Today at 11:40 AM

Good point about the speed, Tim. I've shared this story here in the past - but here goes..... 40 years ago I accompanied a young clarinetist (Curtis grad) in a series of community concerts (formal and informal) in a mid-western state. In one small
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: New Casio Privia DP models just announced! by Elwood @ Today at 11:26 AM

[img:right][/img] [img:right][/img] A couple of things I'd like to have cleared up,with regard to Casio's website. First...if they don't have any videos available yet,why is there text stating that there are videos? Second...the PX-560 is a w
Piano Forum
Originally Posted By KawaiDonYes, there is a small difference in the regulation of the action in any piano which has a silent type system. The action has a small modification that allows for the hammers to be stopped before striking the string - the
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by scorpio @ Today at 11:10 AM

Great. Excellent. I was not necessarily speaking to your post.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Playing Horse by Olek @ Today at 11:05 AM

A little Chines influence, what brand is that horse ?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Great American Songbook Recital - Call for Submissions by Tim Adrianson @ Today at 10:42 AM

Thanks for your kind testimonial, Sam! I play Modern and Contemporary Classical almost exclusively these days; but my submissions here are some of my favorite jazz transcriptions from 25 - 30 years ago, when I was doing more of that sort of thing. (N
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: CLP-340 increased key resistance by Kaan Ergen @ Today at 10:38 AM

@elendil and @MacMacMac; after a while (days, weeks i dont know) i will disassemble my clavinova, and i will send picture one key back to forum. Can you show me, where is the grease point(s).
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: a theory question about ii by keystring @ Today at 10:11 AM

Originally Posted By Justin_BYou've made me curious, I will ask my composition tutor about it later in the week! I'll be curious about what your tutor will have to say.
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Dampers on my 100 Year old grand by Olek @ Today at 10:05 AM

It is ofen double wedge on both sides of the damper at that location. Flat dampers are way less efficient, they are used to lower the noise of the double wedges, They will be more springy, the damping is less abrubt I have no real idea why the back
Piano Forum
Beautiful piano! The general public will have access to it?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: MOYD 2015 by SwissMS @ Today at 08:10 AM

Hello Allard -It is good to hear from you! Enjoy your vacation. All record excused time from Aug 29-Sept 4. AmandaH - Let me know after your weekend if you found a piano! Johann - Hope you had a good visit with you daughter. I will list Aug. 29 as
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: New Series of HP and LX Pianos from Roland by Bachus @ Today at 08:01 AM

Despite all the great reactions By Jay, i still have not seen a good comparrison between the pha4 and the PHa50 action... A few words by Jay on this would be very welcome...
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