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Jump to new posts Re: Are injuries the result of bad technique or over practicing? by Roland The Beagle @ 3 minutes 47 seconds ago

I think how much you can practice is very dependent on the human being. I find that excessive practice is the road to injury and problems. I don't practice more than 2-3 hours a day, and I find that it works for me. I don't have the health, stamin
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Light Hammers- Computer Analysis of 4 Grand Piano Actions by chernobieff @ 5 minutes 41 seconds ago

I disagree with Ed on this crucial point. Why not just tone regulate after the action has been perfectly balanced? How does that integrated approach physically work exactly? Do you take all weights out then listen to the Hammers and lighten them on
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Darrell Fandrich is Well by Dara @ 10 minutes 5 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Retsacnal He posts here periodically, and I'm glad he does! I always feel like I've been in a master class for piano building and design after reading his posts. Darrell has never posted on PW, though he became a member of th
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Verituner for iphone... by schragermitchell @ 15 minutes 44 seconds ago

Does anyone know if verituner will work properly with ios8? I run it on my iPad mini retina display and just received the notification to update.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: height of piano bench by rnaple @ 17 minutes 26 seconds ago

You talking about your bench or your piano/keyboard? Either way it should be ergonomic.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tired and groggy by Whizbang @ 17 minutes 31 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: PhilipInChinaDo you force yourself to practice. I don't. Commit to sitting at the piano for 5 minutes each day. If it's not happening after 5 minutes and you don't think it's going to change, step away, guilt-free.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Privia Px-150 or Px-730?? by Kawai James @ 35 minutes 2 seconds ago

I remain very impressed by the professional appearance of your cabinet, Pete, and the brightly-colour bench cushion is a nice touch. Cheers, James x
Member Recordings
Jump to new posts DEBUSSY- 'The terrace for moonlit audiences' by Hal Freedman @ 40 minutes 7 seconds ago

Believed to be a reference to the coronation of George the V as Emperor of India. The following is a quote from the Debussy biography written by Debussy's colleague, E. Robert Schmitz: "In 'Le Beau Voyage', Rene Puaux, while describing the Durb
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Baldwin PS2500 ram battery by mooh320ps @ 42 minutes 25 seconds ago

I have a Baldwin PS2500 with a dead RAM battery (will not recharge). Is this a battery that I could replace myself? Everything works fine except the RAM storage. My search of the internet hasn't produce much useful information. It is mostly just a
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: OT - Going Hiking by TrapperJohn @ 42 minutes 57 seconds ago

Still following your "walk in the woods" Sam...wishing you the best...hope your health, strength and determination remain steady ...if I were younger I might be wishing I were doing this too, but this is one time I'm glad I'm not younger...
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Question about Actions (touch & feel ) New Vs Vintage by chernobieff @ 53 minutes 31 seconds ago

I guess I have a hard time imagining how that conversation would go between tech and pianist. Each could have a different sense of perception of the relative values of light and heavy, loud or soft, bright or mellow to each other and never come to a
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Marche Funèbre d'une Marionette by Retsacnal @ 55 minutes 41 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Minnesota MartyI just wanted to say farewell to all of my friends at Piano World. -1 Respect your wishes, of course, but hate to see you go.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tuning Stability by Mark Cerisano, RPT @ 56 minutes 31 seconds ago

BTW, some people have mentioned moving the pin and hearing the pitch change. It is my experience, using the mute strip, and using double string unison, that hearing pitch changes when listening to a double string unison is much more sensitive than tr
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Two treble clefs by Beth_Frances @ 58 minutes 18 seconds ago

Yep, it sounds like a PVC (piano, vocal, chords) book. A lot of popular music is released in that format. It can be quite unsatisfying if you are just wanting to play the song as a piano solo as it's more of an accompaniment, but if you pull in not
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Most Difficult? by wr @ Today at 07:20 PM

Originally Posted By: phantomFiveOriginally Posted By: wrOriginally Posted By: phantomFiveOriginally Posted By: wrOriginally Posted By: SiFiOriginally Posted By: phantomFiveThe hardest one is the one that has technique you are not good at. I don't th
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How about this Knabe Studio Piano? by SMHaley @ Today at 07:16 PM

Originally Posted By: Paul678 And so the question is, are these still fully Austrian pianos? Yes Originally Posted By: Paul678 How has Yamaha management affected the manufacture of these pianos? Yes... they're still in business.
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What books do you use for teaching beginners? by Daffodil @ Today at 07:09 PM

Originally Posted By: rnapleOriginally Posted By: Daffodil However, I'd like to know if there are some amazing books I'm missing. Anyone care to share what they use? Hope you don't mind an adult beginners thoughts. I'm pretty amazed with this:
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Arpeggios! How and how much do you practice them? by Doritos Flavoured @ Today at 07:01 PM

The more, the better. If you find the plain exercises boring, at least try playing pieces with plenty of them, like Bach's WTC1, Beethoven's Moonlight 1st mov, Burgmuller's Angel piece from op100 etc
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Pianoteq vs Digital Piano vs Acoustic Piano by Doritos Flavoured @ Today at 06:55 PM

Bought pianoteq 5 stage. Just wonderful. My px-850 concert sample is ok, but pianoteq's D truly offers a lot more punch and harmonic overtones. Plus all the reverb options and such. Anyway, I was more interested in the historic pianos collection a
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
I had a positive experience yesterday, tuning a friends 1977 Yamaha G2 grand for a party they were having. This was the first time I actually tuned for lots of people!...was a bit nervous, as there were professional colleagues there etc. The pian
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Who invented the Compression Soundboard? by Olek @ Today at 06:28 PM

Hi, I PM you to documentation, easier way than rewriting all ...
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone working with Fundamental Keys by 8 Octaves @ Today at 06:20 PM

Well, the piece is gone in the new 2nd edition of Fundamental Keys.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: NON-CLASSICAL COMPETITIONS FOR ADULTS? by gynnis @ Today at 06:16 PM

I guess if you are planning to send the recording around for review, and electronic recording is the easiest and cheapest way to do it. Certainly, for modern music, electronic is the preferred approach. For classical recordings that expect to hav
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Piano Practice Technique - Only Slow? by JoeHom @ Today at 05:36 PM

Hi Kojak, I do not pretend to be an expert by any means myself, but what I do know I'd love to share with you! I will look around for more websites, or I may just continue on to my next blog discussion about hand positions and efficiency, since they
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
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Nice work
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