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Jump to new posts Re: Digital keyboard actions and price range question. by CarloPiano @ 2 minutes 21 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: "littlebirdblue"Supposedly, Yamaha N1 as well as N2 and N3 have keyboard action that is identical to a grand piano No, it isn't. Is an adapted action, with several parts identical but it lacks one that I think is esse
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What makes crisp clear tone? by A443 @ 3 minutes 27 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: WilliamTruittA443, let me put a few things together here, and please correct my understanding of what you are doing if it is not accurate. You modify piano hammers to make them very light by removing a considerable amount of
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Is a Yamaha P35 appropriate for church services? by Charles Cohen @ 3 minutes 36 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Giancarlo Robles. . . I have a PX-350 . . . A suggestion: . . . Bring the pianist (or the piano-buying committee) to . . . your house, and let them try it out. It's up to you whether you let them play with the auto-acc
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: First time piano buyer - please help! by turandot @ 3 minutes 54 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: KsiI just spoke with a technician, and he will do an appraisal for $70. Not bad at all. He seems very knowledgeable. Not to dampen your enthusiasm, but appraisal is different from a thorough technical inspection. It's generall
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha FC3 Pedal Squeak by Charles Cohen @ 8 minutes 6 seconds ago

If you just want a heavy, inexpensive "on/off" pedal, M-Audio makes a good one. It's around $20. Otherwise, make sure that what you buy is compatible with the P105's "half-pedalling" feature (if it has one). . Charles
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by A443 @ 8 minutes 47 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Gadzar From Wikipedia: Perfect intervals are so-called because they were traditionally considered perfectly consonant, although in Western classical music the perfect fourth was sometimes regarded as a less than perfect conson
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Synthogy Ivory II Yamaha C7 Studio Grand 5 bad sound by MacMacMac @ 8 minutes 58 seconds ago

Is there a defect in the recording? Or are you actually getting frequent dropouts?
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: USB hub recommendations? by MacMacMac @ 9 minutes 25 seconds ago

It depends upon your use case. For keyboard/mouse/printer, any hub will do. For USB drives, no. If the hub is meant simply as port expansion on a PC, the cheap hub can be the expansion for sundry items, leaving "good" ports on the PC for d
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic and ALL in One Adult Piano Course Book #1 by AndrewJCW @ 14 minutes 33 seconds ago

I want to branch out too karamanathan. I'm going to at least finish book one before I really focus on anything else. I think the basics of piano, reading both staves, understanding chords, keys, timing, dynamics... These things are essential and it d
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Levitan C lever results w/Verituner/Koval, and the I436 Mic by Grandpianoman @ 18 minutes 58 seconds ago

Here is a picture of how I use the i436 for most of the piano...no need to raise the lid.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Senior Recital: Schumann Arabeske Op.18 by Louis Podesta @ 22 minutes 10 seconds ago

Thank you for your kind and "respectful" words. In that you mention "singing melody," it is not the same type you would want for Chopin or Brahms. Each of the famous composers of the Romantic Period had their own distinct voice.
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Who doesn't like classical music? by michaelha @ 22 minutes 19 seconds ago

Well, I can sort of relate. Most of the older classical styles isn't my thing either. I wouldn't use the word hate, but I view some of it as "exercises on a musical instrument." However, there are several TV shows or movies that have m
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: casinitaly! Many happy returns of the day! by peterws @ 24 minutes 26 seconds ago

Cheryl, you have 25 minutes left to enjoy . . . you do have British Summer time in Italy?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Sheet Music Retainers by briansaddleback @ 26 minutes 15 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: MargaretUKHey that's a good idea Brian - I'll try that - thanks so much! Make sure you get the ones that are broad, they sometimes come in yellow. I think you can get these at Target. They are broad enough to clip onto the mid
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Partial strength - hammer voicing or soundboard ? by Olek @ 27 minutes 5 seconds ago

A DOA is very poorly self centered, in fact it only have an envy, to settle, if not "pushed" originally in a determined direction I think it can adopt any kind of stable posture. Probably not very long lasting because so much energy is use
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Polish rebuilding at SAP by bkw58 @ 37 minutes 25 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: DelOriginally Posted By: bkw58Have you ever found that when, say, a 70 year old S&S grand is rebuilt and the old whippens are retained - they all 'look and feel good' - that, due to a renewed interest and pleasure in playing
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The Famous (infamous?) One Month to Recital Thread by Whizbang @ 50 minutes 54 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: CarlosCCOriginally Posted By: chopinoholicI'm thinking to joining this recital. I will not give away any spoilers only that it will not be Chopin I just hope you guys will appreciate it. The struggle with the red dot can
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: BALDWIN R vs. STEINWAY M by Grandman @ 51 minutes 27 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: DelOriginally Posted By: tdv<Better than either of these will be the Walter 175> LOL. Of course, you are not prejudiced are you Del?! Kidding aside I drove to the Walter factory a year or so ago just to play the 175. Th
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Originally Posted By: Ed FooteOriginally Posted By: prout I find, in my analysis, that three strings tuned DOA ( at least using my measurement technique, within 0.01Hz on A4 ) that the final measured result of all three strings together is about 0.5H
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: teaching in a studio vs independently from home by Morodiene @ Today at 05:59 PM

Originally Posted By: TimROriginally Posted By: malkinAsk the studio about their benefits package for employees! And bonuses! There is probably a decent Christmas bonus, at least 15% of salary would be reasonable. You both must be joking (I h
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: A pianist joke by Exclampt @ Today at 05:54 PM

Q: A jazz pianist and his drummer are in a car. Who's driving? A: The cop.
Adult Beginners Forum
- the chords (LH) are exactly the same up to 2:00 minutes but, as you say, it's faster!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Questioning the Wisdom of Heavy Actions by dire tonic @ Today at 05:31 PM

Originally Posted By: bennevisThat seems nearer the mark. I don't think friction is factored into the key weight as measured by piano technicians - they tap the key a little to see if it starts to dip. Yes, that's it. The weights are loaded, noth
Piano Forum
Please excuse the French but ,Swine, this is more like what I'd want outa the Weinbach IF I went for it, one US store has a polished walnut one, can't seem to find anything like that here in Scotland except Edinburgh Piano Co's rosewood one which I d
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: piano contest Clavinova by toddy @ Today at 05:28 PM

This is a wonderful performance - and I adore Schumann above all other mid 19th century piano composers - great choice. Your playing is inspiring. By the way, the effect you have on the piano sounds a little exaggerated - though not unpleasant - on
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