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Originally Posted By: Louis Podesta 1) Dr. Clive Brown's book, "Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900" (OUP). 2) Accordingly, the Bel Canto Aria style of performance practice was in existence from the pre-Baroque Era until
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A longer speaking length can actually be detrimental in the low bass. A shorter speaking length and longer back scale (the length of strings between the bridge and the hitch pins at the bottom of the piano) can produce a deeper sounding bass than a l
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano to grow with by bluebilly @ Today at 01:52 AM

I'm not sure if there's any data to confirm my belief that more people have taken up learning to play piano in recent years thanks to the present day Digital Piano; I say "present day" as electric synthesiser/piano/organs have been around f
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: HakkiLet's say 2 members are distracted by the video and 3 members by the tuning out of a 10 member jury Then there is a probability that 30% to 50% of the jury could be distracted. Why take the risk? Get the piano tuned and
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By: dynamobt why should I stay at easier level pieces when I can eventually figure out more difficult works? Because these pieces can be great music and very well worth playing? Because one can bring out something musically tha
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Can you tell me more about how the transaction worked when you purchased from Tim Praskins? Is there official paperwork during this exchange? Just wondering how the prices can be so much lower than other retailers and wanted to make sure the process
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Schumann Recital Sign-Up Thread by rnaple @ Today at 01:18 AM

Morodiene..... If it's ok with you. I'd like to keep this piece open if anyone wants an easy piece to pick up. Really doesn't take much to learn it. All I was doing was working in expression. The kind I would like to play in it. Right now all that'
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: The Spiritual Nature of Jazz by rocket88 @ Today at 01:07 AM

Thank you for sharing that, Dave.
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Jump to new posts Re: Can anyone recommend a piano lamp for a vertical? by PhilipInChina @ Today at 01:02 AM

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Jump to new posts Re: piano compositions for beginners by currawong @ Today at 12:55 AM

haha. Yes, I picked the gems and didn't tell the kids they were supposed to find them boring. Thanks for starting the new thread. I'll see you there.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: Ed McMorrow, RPTThe hammers look like they might still give good results. The knuckles look hideous. If the action centers are not gummed up, (highly unlikely), you "might" get pretty good results replacing the knuckle
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Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on Sauter Schulpiano by Almaviva @ Today at 12:34 AM

I'm sure this is a nice upright piano, but $28,000 is a high price for an upright piano to be sold to schools. I hope they offer steep institutional discounts.
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Jump to new posts Re: Homemade T-bar wrench use tuning piano by Maximillyan @ Today at 12:31 AM

Originally Posted By: cyclotronWhen I didn't have access to a tuner in Saudi Arabia I had my machine shop make a tuning hammer for me. They machined each half of a half cylinder to match the taper of the pin, welded the two halves together, turned th
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: RM3 regulation by Joe Garfield @ Today at 12:12 AM

Thanks James. I don't think I personally want to do much, at least not yet. I am not after anything major, just a little adjustment to make it a little more to my liking. I messed around enough with the Casios and Yamahas trying to get them to play
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Repeated notes technique by laguna_greg @ Yesterday at 11:48 PM

Originally Posted By: DanSTry keeping your forearm and hand as relaxed as possible. You can practice with and without accents, but don't use weight to accent, just finger. Also, and this one helped me a lot, make sure that each finger hits the same
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Music for beginner [General Discussion] by Nikolas @ Yesterday at 11:28 PM

Youngster and generally young kids will have, to begin with, limitations due to their small hands. Especially 4/5 year olds will have quite a few hurdles to overcome. On the other hand the hands of 8 and 9 year olds (I have plenty of those in my stud
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Jump to new posts Re: 2000 Steinway L price by overeat @ Yesterday at 11:14 PM

Yes, the seller didn't want to entertain my 25k. I guess we will continue our piano hunting. But how to tell we like the tone of a piano? And a lot of time, my wife, me and my son felt differently.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Revolutionary new piano unveiled by Hungarian pianist by Bill Bremmer RPT @ Yesterday at 10:31 PM

Originally Posted By: ChickGrandOriginally Posted By: Bill Bremmer RPT...How about this one? https://app.box.com/s/q7vosp2amts8b83kuy8t I would add that it is in a key that is not supposed to work in non-ET. The very reason why such a temperament
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha cvp-20 parts help by MacMacMac @ Yesterday at 10:29 PM

The GH3 keyboard uses these pads:Code: Part Num Description -------- --------------------------------------------- V8286600 Rubber Contact, Octave 12 Keys D-C# D-C# V8286800 Rubber Contact, Octave 5 Keys A-C# A1-C#0 V8286700 Rub
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Jump to new posts Re: Kawai production numbers by KawaiDon @ Yesterday at 10:28 PM

No, our factory does not give us production numbers for individual models by year. I'm sure it's something they have in Japan, but it is not shared with us at Kawai America.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Rachmaninoff Prelude op. 23 no. 4 by jazzyprof @ Yesterday at 09:29 PM

Thank you for your advice, piano_friend Emma! I will try singing my way through the piece to help me overcome the tendency to play by bars.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Stage Piano with best Acoustic Grand and Rhodes by pspicer @ Yesterday at 09:19 PM

Bennevis, EJF, Whew!! Many thanks. Turns out I have a severe case even without knowing what it was!
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: I Love Rachmaninoff <3 Who is with me? by piano_friend @ Yesterday at 09:07 PM

Pv88, you should also finish Elegie and post it, you play it very well!!!
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Jump to new posts Re: Are prices negotiable at a piano dealer in Europe? by Steve Peterson @ Yesterday at 08:45 PM

Originally Posted By: Retsacnal* I know multiple people who've purchased new BMWs in Germany, driven them around a bit on vacation, and then shipped them home tax free. That's called a European Delivery (ED) program. It's not any type of internatio
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 vs CA95 by Vincent S @ Yesterday at 08:41 PM

Hi, I'm pretty much also undecided between these two pianos. Which setup do you guys recommend? I'm playing mostly at home (living room) with 2-3 other instruments or probably can stretch to small gigs of 10-12 people (also at my living room). Aesth
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