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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Digital piano Actions MP11,RD-800,CP4 by CouchPotatoJr @ Today at 02:21 PM

Originally Posted By: oliver123456Dear fellow pianists,Thank you all for the information and advice you have offered.It is as i expected,it is a purely subjective thing.One mans medicine is anothers poison.I will have to take 100 mile return bus trip
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Originally Posted By: TheHappyPianoMuseI'm chuckling a bit here. I adopted my cat from a local animal shelter. I was curious as to why the cat area had Mozart piped in ... all day. The director told me that "classical music calms the cats&
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
If I could contribute anything here, I'd say a good way to play outside is just to play (quote) melodies that may not fit with the changes of the song you're playing. I've heard my teacher Jean-Michel Pilc quote Spain (in 4/4) over Someday My Prince
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: trill RH: the LH goes too fast by Arghhh @ Today at 12:52 PM

Make sure you are playing a measured trill, that is, a trill with a specified number of notes and not an unmeasured trill with a random number of notes. Choose two or possibly three notes in the RH per one LH eighth note.
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Jump to new posts Re: Creating schedule of lessons for next term by malkin @ Today at 12:47 PM

Some people don't mind reschedules at all and for others it's catastrophic. Find out which sort you're working with and proceed accordingly.
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Hi dire tonic, check out my latest post to see some swing! I was going for a different sound with this one
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Jump to new posts Christmas 2014 at Piano World Headquarters - Maine by Piano World @ Today at 12:26 PM

Some pictures of our Christmas decorations here at Piano World headquarters in Parsonsfield, Maine Most of the decorating was done by Kathy. I added two new 20 amp circuits with outdoor outlets mostly to accommodate the lights :-) Now show us yours
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Jump to new posts Re: Kawai Digital Piano by Carbonblob @ Today at 12:11 PM

Hey Kurtz, You must have been talking to the Yamaha tech who repaired my GT1! That's exactly what I ended up paying. The killer part is, I bought the Kawai before he finished repairs.......don't ask. I tried to rationalize that by thinking the next
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: New Kawai DP & RH3 action (CN35 & CN25) by mcoll @ Today at 11:56 AM

Thanks! I'm still very much interested how the two actions compare. I expect the rh3 would be pretty close to what it should be now, with the counterweights. As for the trills, I just saw Kawai's demo video for the CN35 and the choice of music pretty
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Let's Talk Weddings by Piano World @ Today at 11:48 AM

Originally Posted By: Exalted WombatOMG! Your family will have to be supported by the income of a jazz musician? Good luck with that :-) Can the children get a bit of chimney-sweeping work on the side? Or it may have to be back to the exotic dancing.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Christmas tunes by doctor S @ Today at 11:17 AM

Yes, pv88, loved them all (yours, too, Tim!)! The Traditional, with just some spare arpeggiated chords, is very nice stuff. (Gosh, could I play it?)
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Blubbering and friction by rysowers @ Today at 10:56 AM

Thanks Jean, I didn't realize that Israel Stein WAS the tech! It's a small world after all...
Adult Beginners Forum
A bit of honky tonk boogie woogie. I've found that by using the third chorus setting on piano I can get a nice honky tonk tone. My dad used to play boogie woogie apparently and Ive always liked it. So here Im playing chords in the right hand and octa
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Merry Christmas from TromboneAl by TromboneAl @ Today at 10:26 AM

Hi, Guys, Haven't been around much, but I'm still playing. Click here for your Christmas card from Al & Lena Click here for your 2014 Christmas card from Al & Lena.
Adult Beginners Forum
Happy Christmas to all... I've been working on Alfreads book 3 Classy Rag for quite sometime now ( the one with all the dim7th chords ) and I found the song " I'll be Home for Christmas " which is also filled with dim7th's. The song writte
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Ludovico Einaudi by CarlosCC @ Today at 09:13 AM

UPDATE CONCERTS Thursday 08 January 2015 Ludovico Einaudi TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands Friday 09 January 2015 Ludovico Einaudi Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Sunday 11 January 2015 Ludovico Einaudi Leidse Schouwburg, Lei
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Jump to new posts Re: New or old piano best for daily practice? by joe80 @ Today at 08:18 AM

Stellar choice well done!
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Chopin Polonaise Fantasy Op 61 by Goomer Piles @ Today at 08:15 AM

'Allegedly Chopin's final composition' ... said no-one ever about the Polonaise-Fantaisie.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Chopin Etude "3rds" Op25 No6 by Goomer Piles @ Today at 08:14 AM

I wouldn't waste a second on listening to this garbage, but I always read the first post for the hilarious self-assessments. They're kind of like a liner-notes equivalent of a politician saying, 'I've investigated myself and found no wrongdoing' - b
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Define "atmospheric" in piano music by wouter79 @ Today at 08:03 AM

from the dictionary: > the pervading tone or mood of a place, situation, or creative work In music I think it's also whether you as the player capture and play the mood and support it with your playing. I think it's tightly connected with the
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Odd sound effect on old upright by wouter79 @ Today at 07:49 AM

Interesting, normally I hear a pitch drop right after the attack. That is also what I expect as the string tension raises a little with the attack as the string gets longer (it's bending a bit) Is the pitch rise immediately after the attack or later
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Video available from "How It's Made" by LarryShone @ Today at 06:55 AM

Very cool, I love that show. Though I had to look for it on YouTube (slightly different version) because playback kept stopping on the Cunningham site.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Grieg Concerto (Competition Performance) by Derulux @ Today at 06:50 AM

I only got a chance to listen to the first half so far, but I must congratulate you. Very, very well done! I will certainly listen to the rest this evening. Thank you for sharing!
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It was going ok until the trumpet came in. Ugh...
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