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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Setting an aural stretch to an ETD by Matias Palou @ Yesterday at 10:01 PM

Ryan: I think its a great time saver to use the average tuning file for a pitch raise. I thought using a predetermined curve would have no use, but as a rough means to get everything in place is a good idea. I´ll also say I share with you the idea
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Jump to new posts Re: yamaha c3x vs shigeru sk3 by Norbert @ Yesterday at 08:49 PM

Quote:Norbert, every Yamaha S6 I have played (3) has seemed to have bad action and sound compared to the new C3X, despite having a much larger price tag. I can't comment on that but if what you say is true I would be very surprised. One just couldn'
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Best value Digital Piano by Kawai James @ Yesterday at 08:18 PM

Originally Posted By clobboHow is a Kawai MP10 for $2k CDN (~$1600USD)? It's brand new, still in cardboard box.. It's a little off-topic, however I'd say $1600USD for a brand new, boxed MP10 is a reasonably good price. Kind regards, James x
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Playing in front of other people by Greener @ Yesterday at 08:14 PM

Originally Posted By wouter79... ... If you pick it up quick enough (losing not too many beats), most of the public won't even notice. ... Depending the situation of course, most of the public are not usually even paying attention. So long as you d
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: New Pianos from Native Insturments :) by Kawai James @ Yesterday at 08:07 PM

More discussion from last December here: http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/2361233 Cheers, James x
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Jump to new posts Re: I GOT YOUR CRAZY RIGHT HERE by phantomFive @ Yesterday at 08:04 PM

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Jump to new posts Re: book recommendation... by gooddog @ Yesterday at 07:29 PM

Thanks Entheo. That really clarifies it.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recording grand piano by David Jenson @ Yesterday at 07:29 PM

You need to explain the "blumlien" recording method to readers. The idea of putting mics under the piano is going to get you into all sorts of phase problems. Mics placed inside the piano pick up a lot of damper and action sound. A pair
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 as played by Liszt by ChopinAddict @ Yesterday at 07:18 PM

Originally Posted By DamonOriginally Posted By RubberFingersOriginally Posted By Michael SayersYou can make a piano roll of yourself playing it slowly, and then just speed up the playback rate. Wouldn't that make it play at a higher pitch?
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Jump to new posts Re: JUPA Question by Biff Steel @ Yesterday at 06:56 PM

Thanks, EkW. I did not see that site. I'll take a look.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course - The real deal? by blackjack1777 @ Yesterday at 06:43 PM

I agree, I enjoy the standards as well. The review section in the first book is also pretty nice it has Over the Rainbow, At Last, Amazing Grace, and several other well known songs that wrap up what you learn. I'm looking forward to working on thos
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Originally Posted By DamonOriginally Posted By pianoman9 I'd say he's the top piano/keyboardist of his generation for sure, at least of the ones who are well known. I'm kind of partial to Keith Emerson Originally Posted By pianoman9 You can simp
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Raindrop Prelude Study –Who’s in? by zrtf90 @ Yesterday at 06:08 PM

I'm back at M60-75 this week. I was going to spend time on the middle section but it's not going to need a week's devotion. It'll take a week or more to get M36-38 up to speed alright but that's just practise over time, not time learning. It's clear
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts DP + Backing Track by doremi @ Yesterday at 05:58 PM

I am considering the new toy (to me) in subject line, DP + Backing Track. The Backing Track can be commercially bought, or self-made using BIAB, for example. The main noise would still come from the DP, played live. What I want the new toy to do is
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Your favourite underplayed piano concerto? by bennevis @ Yesterday at 05:31 PM

Originally Posted By fnork Who has heard of John Foulds? Had heard a few works, but only recently did I stumble upon his "Dynamic triptych" for piano and orchestra. It's quite something. His music was the first Western music in which I
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Jump to new posts Re: Prokofiev flute sonata, op. 94 by TwoSnowflakes @ Yesterday at 05:14 PM

Originally Posted By beet31425...and a woman standing next to us, previously unseen, rolls her eyes and says "you mean for piano and flute, don't you?" and walks off. Oh good grief, there's a conceit about which instrument got it first?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Anything like Rocksmith for keys? by zrtf90 @ Yesterday at 05:10 PM

Originally Posted By Colin DunnMost piano students (myself included) think that doing technique exercises is a chore. In my own situation, it's easy for me to ignore the Czerny books and jump into playing pieces out of a music book. Yet I know that n
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Crazy recordings by Michael Sayers @ Yesterday at 05:06 PM

Originally Posted By VidOriginally Posted By Michael SayersYour friend can send me the recording. I am interested to hear it. I keep confessions secret and I do so as well as any priest. Its posted on the member's recordings. I am on my way the
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by earlofmar @ Yesterday at 04:35 PM

Originally Posted By SaranoyaMy AOTW is this (audio file on box.com) and this (PDF of the sheet music that goes with the audio) . It is (obviously) not a recording of me playing. It's a file that was automatically generated when Sibelius conver
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hammer stroke and Young's Law by krikorik @ Yesterday at 04:00 PM

After a while I can see where you bring Young's law. The closer you hit w.r.t. a hinge point the less the string will deflect if the same force is applied hitting the string center will produce a larger deflection (bending of a beam, related to the e
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: *That* chord in Chopin's prelude in e minor by ebonykawai @ Yesterday at 03:58 PM

Originally Posted By pianoloverus1. Use flat fingers. One can't do the stretch between 2 and 4 easily with curved fingers. 2. Think of the jump as going from the top B to the lower A. Great answer, I played this years ago and this is what I did, as
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Daily report / Inspiring each other by Johan B @ Yesterday at 03:31 PM

30 March Today playing the Sonatas 'Die Worte unserer Erlössers am Kreuze' of Haydn. Die sieben Worte, Haydn Nice to play, above all nr 1 .........sounds like this......recording some years ago Introduzione Best regards, Johan B
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: OT- another short story by wimpiano @ Yesterday at 02:31 PM

I take my hat of for this. (Although I don't have one I will take my virtual hat off). What a brilliant story with a surprising plot..
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Improvisation - taking the plunge by YadielOmar @ Yesterday at 02:09 PM

Dude, that's awesome. There's a great study by charles limb on how the brain works when we're improvising and it's exactly like what you're describing. I'd like to hear that solo though. I get like that when I'm really into it, but normally when I im
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