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Originally Posted By WalkingintheAirBecause of various things going on, I'm not able to sign up for lessons and classes for a couple months. I would really like to learn to recognize notes and chords by ear. I have no idea where to begin. For the
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: looking for an orchestra to play with by MiguelSousa @ 5 minutes 17 seconds ago

Yes and thank you so much for all the help. Now I'm applying to jobs as staff accompanist. Meanwhile, I am working in Interlochen for the summer as a collaborative pianist.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Beat rate generator and the PTG tuning exam by Bill Bremmer RPT @ 14 minutes 5 seconds ago

After the firestorm I created among the PTG examiners by asking a simple question, I got the Sanderson Beat Rater by UPS on Thursday. I had personally never needed such a thing but I do try to help a lot of people gain and perfect tuning skills. I
Pianist Corner
Yes, I have a book about him and his principles of teaching,   in which he prolonged the pre sheets period even up to a year, dedicating lessons to playing by ear . Unfortunately it is not mentioned on the basis of which repertoire; I hope f
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic and ALL in One Adult Piano Course Book #1 by TX-Bluebonnet @ 19 minutes 26 seconds ago

Well, I suddenly got slowed down on "Why am I Blue." I pretty much have the notes down, but my timing is way off, with major hesitations between nearly all the bars. If I remember correctly, I don't think I ever got it fully up to par last
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Unfamiliar concerto at a competition = bad idea? by boo1234 @ 21 minutes 18 seconds ago

I wish they woukd ban certain concertos. Not that i have anything against them, but having all the contestants play the same ones over and over at major competitons again gets old. I'm looking at you rach 2/3, tchaikovsky 1, prokofiev 2&3, chopi
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Casio PX160 observations by Possum SP280Krome @ 23 minutes 56 seconds ago

Went to Sam Ash and tried it out for the first time and I would says overall its positive for the price range. The sound coming out was fuller, clearer and much more pleasant than the PX150. I think there are 5 piano varitions: Perhaps Concert, Gran
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai GX-2 or Estonia 168 by terminaldegree @ 24 minutes 49 seconds ago

Welcome to the forum. Either one of these pianos is far better than any piano I had from the time I started playing at the age of 5, to the time I entered a conservatory as a piano performance major at 18. Neither would provide any limitations to a
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Jump to new posts Re: Beethoven Op.13 1st movement by symphonicdance @ 34 minutes 58 seconds ago

Minority listens to majority. So, which's more popularly play by renowned pianists?
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Jump to new posts Re: European Piano Party 2015 in Switzerland! by casinitaly @ 39 minutes 4 seconds ago

Wonderful party. Pics to come, promise!!! Nikolas, SwissMs and I played the first duet in your Treble in Fairyland!
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic and All in One Adult Piano Course Book #2 by blackjack1777 @ 42 minutes 53 seconds ago

Hi, I'm about to finish up Alfred's All in One Level #1 in the next month or so. I was wondering for the people that continued on to Level #2 if you're enjoying it as much as the first one? Also, would you consider it to be a similar challenge as
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Question about Diminished Arpeggios (AMEB) by LookinforDP @ 46 minutes 40 seconds ago

umm, i think arpeggios are not built up the same way as chords so that's where comes the mixing up .
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Pros and Cons of posting prices paid for pianos. by ClsscLib @ 49 minutes 31 seconds ago

Originally Posted By Ed McMorrow, RPTSince a Non-Disclosure Agreement is a private contract-Tort Law would apply.... Well, no. Not in the U.S. and other common law jurisdictions, anyway. It's a contract, so contract law -- not tort law -- applie
Adult Beginners Forum
BTW Dogperson, have you seen or played any of those Sarasota Keys pianos?
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Blowing dust off grand piano soundboard? by Bill Bremmer RPT @ Today at 12:32 PM

Originally Posted By joggerjazzBill, or whomever. Do you clean the soundboard if you find curling decals on the soundboard? I would like to clean a Wurlitzer grand I just tuned on my next visit but the decal is half way to the strings and the decal i
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Jump to new posts Re: 15th Tchaikovsky Competition, June 10-July 3 by newport @ Today at 12:22 PM

Can't help but reflect on would Chaikovsky (sic :-) suffered the same fate in the current political atmosphere in the 'Motherland' :-) I read Tchaikovsky's diary on his trip to NYC during what turned out to be his last days, and it was pure joy!
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By MorodienePersonally, I love it when a student brings a piece they are passionate about. It gives me insight as to what they like, if nothing else, and sometimes I can even offer suggestions on how to play it better, what chords t
Adult Beginners Forum
Originally Posted By Sam SBumping back up the list of threads - still lots of time before the recital deadline - submissions will open Sept 1 with a deadline of Sept 14th. That's lots of time right? Or is it? Sam Unfortunately for me it isn't a lo
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai 'Touch Notation' iOS app now available by Hendrik42 @ Today at 12:02 PM

Cool thing. My daughter and I just copied one of "The Aristocats" songs that our piano teacher noted on paper with Touch Notation into the iPad and then (via the mail/print/other app) loaded it into Synthesia (also on iPad). In Synthesia I
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bosendorfer 170 by Sketches @ Today at 11:33 AM

Oh and the pic gallery is rather nice of it being transported into a beautiful building for a recital
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Steinway pre- and post- question by rysowers @ Today at 11:21 AM

I uploaded the pdf of the repetition drawings to the cloud for easier sharing: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5aGBNgg4B5hUW90TUFxTkg5djA/view?usp=sharing
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Hm, okay thanks for all the answers! I definitely look forward to more detailed information from Jay in the future!
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Do all national piano movers have bad reviews? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Today at 11:10 AM

I won't use Keyboard Carriage anymore. Have never had a problem with Walter or Modern. You will need a good excellent local mover for assist with Walter.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 1965 Yamaha G2? by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Today at 11:06 AM

The tone of G2's from that era and even much later never impresses me. But if the piano is structurally sound, you would expect to see it sell for around $4K in the Seattle market. More if it has wood finish.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Tuner, Old Pianos. by Olek @ Today at 11:06 AM

You just need to know that the pin acts on all its lenght. This is perceived in the lever when you set the pin. What is to be avoided is to be obliged to Turn the foot of the pins counter clockwise. I prefer to raise 2 or 3 times than to oversho
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