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Jump to new posts Re: Any advice on holding long notes/chords without tension? by JohnSprung @ Yesterday at 03:45 PM

Play a chord, hold it for a couple beats, and then see how slowly you can lift your hand from the keys. That should give you an idea how little it actually takes to hold the keys down. It's less than the weight of your completely relaxed arm. T
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Are Weber & Young Chong the same piano? Opinion by gnuboi @ Yesterday at 03:38 PM

I agree. Always good to be able refer folks to JP/AW for less pricier alternatives to the Japanese brands.
Just For The Fun of It
Jump to new posts All the Lovely People. Where Do They All Come From? by Piano World @ Yesterday at 03:37 PM

With apologies to the Beatles for stealing their lyrics (and changing them slightly). All the Lovely People. Where Do They All Come From? Ever wonder where people come from who visit Piano World? I ran some stats for the past year, here are the res
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Determining Best Fingering for a Piece by JohnSprung @ Yesterday at 03:36 PM

This is one of those things that pulls in two different directions. Of course you want to always use the same fingering, and always use the best fingering. But to find out what's really best for your hands and arms, you have to try a few different
Piano Forum
$1500 for 14 more inches is a bargain (plus the PG is a better piano). Go for the PG and maybe the church can make you a deal
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 1920 Kurtzmann Questions by gnuboi @ Yesterday at 03:26 PM

Ed how would you prioritize these repairs? I think Schisto is looking for a short list of must-do's given that the piano was $1500 to start with.
Piano Teachers Forum
Originally Posted By keystring The other side of this, however, is to be given some tools to work with: not formulas to be imitate robotically for instant results, but actual tools. Because the other side of the coin is to be floundering on one's ow
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Does your teaching "end"? by Saranoya @ Yesterday at 02:25 PM

Our music schools are, for all intents and purposes, part of the public school system. So that means nine weeks off in the summer (all of July and August), one week in November, two weeks around Christmas / New Year's, one week in February or March,
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Dead Pianovelle by SmithOsmon @ Yesterday at 02:17 PM

Thanks for the response. I'm just sick about it but there is hope that there's someone here in Yucatan who can repair it.
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Walking, counting and execution of swing time. by Nahum @ Yesterday at 12:39 PM

Originally Posted By TimRI will go for a walk on my lunch break and see if I notice. I typically have a solid internal pulse. Bravo, you're doing exactly what is necessary - disbelieve to my words! To listen to difference between the mechanical
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Bach Interpretations by WhoDwaldi @ Yesterday at 12:19 PM

Textual changes to adapt baroque music to modern piano bend some people out of shape, but judicious octave doublings, for example, can be effective in large halls. Different instrument, same issues: there is a "Russian" approach to Bach wh
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital Piano/Keyboard Action by RobertJM @ Yesterday at 12:18 PM

Hi Fer De Armas, I tried out the RH keys - I believe they are the keys in the ES8. They certainly are a step up from others, but from purely personal preference they weren't in the same league as the RM3. I'm going to try a few out again later this
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts concerto performance opportunity for amateur pianist by Ricker Choi @ Yesterday at 11:49 AM

hi... I am looking for performance opportunities for concerto with orchestra for amateur pianist. I would be greatly appreciate for your advice. I know about these ones for now California concerto piano Texas van cliburn amateur piano competition
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Scheduling App for Ipad/Iphone and computer by Chatalbash Lessons @ Yesterday at 11:46 AM

Wow "Better Practice" looks amazing I'm going to look into that. You are looking for scheduling students. I would look into www.youcanbook.me It syncs with your iPhone calendar or your google calendar. Parents and students can schedule righ
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Interval Ear Training by PianoStudent88 @ Yesterday at 11:42 AM

KlinkKlonk and johan d, thank you for the suggestions. Regarding octaves and fifths, I do have some confusion there but I'm not yet sure if it's overtones or if it's just "big" intervals. I'm working melodically currently; when I start to
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: New Series of HP and LX Pianos from Roland by JohnnyReb @ Yesterday at 11:38 AM

Any problems with music pages catching on the rack as you turn pages isn't the foam board or does that help to avoid that problem?
Pianist Corner
Hi Shirley, I remember that Zukerman taught some of the first remote lessons and master classes from New York over the internet about 15 years ago. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/01/01/zukerman.html The last part of the linked article is interes
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Don has a go on the piano by sor @ Yesterday at 11:28 AM

Originally Posted By Tubbie0075Don't tell me I have been playing the wrong piece! My book definitely says "Complete Chopin Preludes" nice playing I was going to post that yes this is definitely chopin until I realized it was
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Beginner looking for practice regimen/structure by Greener @ Yesterday at 11:09 AM

Originally Posted By Dues Regnat... My end goal would really be able to sit at the piano and "play from my head" if that makes any sense. I have done this on a rare occasion and made some "pretty sounds" but it's something I'd lik
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: June Piano Bar by sor @ Yesterday at 10:52 AM

Originally Posted By RiddlerSOR, very listenable, with a romantic feel and a bit of cinematic flair. You are really quite adept at those left hand figures and they add a lot to the music. Piano primo, amazing what can be done with a computer nowaday
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Need help recording audio from a Roland FP-30 by stevelup @ Yesterday at 10:46 AM

Normalise is not that answer, all you're doing there is boosting the low signal up which is why you can hear all the white noise. There's something wrong with your mixer settings - it would be better to fix it properly rather than applying a stickin
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Roland Kiyola KF-10 by Fer De Armas @ Yesterday at 10:34 AM

Hi, I agree with Ottawa58... I prefer the Kawai MP11 and even MP7 key action over any Roland PHA key action or the Yamaha NW... Regards!.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: lessons on the principles of Raymond Thiberge by keystring @ Yesterday at 10:29 AM

Originally Posted By attaboySorry, keystring, but I just don't have time for this kind of discussion activity. ....... But I'm feeling that the bottom line is that I need to practice as much as possible. I also don't have the time, and have things
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Zimmermann piano by Rickster @ Yesterday at 09:30 AM

Originally Posted By MaximillyanIt's no Russian piano. I would suggest that it's made in territory East German, Leipzig before 2 World War Thanks for the clarification on that, Max (and Gregor). I do know a little about history (love it too, by-the-w
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts By Royal Appointment by David Rafael @ Yesterday at 09:03 AM

30 minute documentary in the UK at 8.30pm this evening on BBC4 (and presumably catch up services?) following the craftspeople behind the making, maintenance and restoration of Steinway Piano's, from factory to restorations in the UK , and Lang Lang p
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