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Jump to new posts Re: Bogányi grand by AJF @ Yesterday at 11:30 AM

This topic has already been well covered on this forum. Pretty fascinating instrument...
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Am I wrong on this by Dru Morgan @ Yesterday at 11:08 AM

Originally Posted By keystring In a lot of beginner books we get bass clef for the LH, treble clef for the RH, and we end up thinking that the clef is tied to the hand. It isn't. Good to know. Very enlightening.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What pace should I be going through the book? by Dru Morgan @ Yesterday at 11:00 AM

Thanks. Yes, a factor adding clarity to me was getting to a point where I couldn't just play the piece, but had to work for it, showed me where I need to slow down and apply myself. It wasn't too far in. The "Saints" with both hands switchi
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: DP identification by Kbeaumont @ Yesterday at 10:50 AM

A closer look at the video its the MOTIF 8. The only visual clue being where the pitch & mod wheels are located.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano AP-650 with MiDi + iPad + line in by David Izquierdo @ Yesterday at 10:23 AM

Originally Posted By peterwsYou can set the piano volume to "zero" then store it in a memory bank. . . I do this when I use Pianoteq, so the on board piano doesn`t sound; probably wouldn`t anyway if I set the MIDI stuff correctly. But this
Piano Teachers Forum
I also have employed the "3PP" since my college pedagogy professor introduced it as FIVE Penny Practice. I tell my students that I am not so mean. I have yet to have a student get frustrated with it. Of course, I only write it down in
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Honens Competition Quarterfinalists announced by fnork @ Yesterday at 10:09 AM

Originally Posted By Francisco ScalcoWhat a wonderful programme! Aimard is presenting a similar programme, with etudes by Debussy and Ligeti, but coupled with Bartok's three and Chopin's three nouvelle etudes. This is highly interesting actually, be
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: "Real enough?" - Two new demos by TonyB @ Yesterday at 10:00 AM

I don't know about classical music, which I assume ABRSM is focused on, but for new age music the pedal is definitely important. So I suspect that both the style of music and the current thoughts on interpreting those styles will have an impact on h
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: "Real Enough"? | Part 4 by peterws @ Yesterday at 09:24 AM

Originally Posted By dewsterOriginally Posted By peterwsI thought I was being a bit poetic. The thought of all of us here wrestling with that piece o` music after no more than a couple o` days practice . . .the performance results would be hilarious
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Jump to new posts Piano Teacher/players Get some free music on this site. by pavanne1 @ Yesterday at 09:15 AM

The sheets in pdf format. You can download them and use them for yourself or your students. Doreen Hall www.palomapiano.com I wrote the music myself I hope it is ok to post this link.
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Jump to new posts Fundamental Keys indiegogo campaign. by hreichgott @ Yesterday at 09:10 AM

Cross-posting this from the ABF. If any of you are using Fundamental Keys and would value a series of videos by Rachel Jimenez (either for your students or for yourself) then have a look. http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/2372368
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts "Three-Manual Labor" by Larry G. Alexander @ Yesterday at 09:08 AM

This is what my "Three-Manual Labor" would sound like played on a three-manual harpsichord. (Do they exist?) http://www.alexandermusic.com/resources/ThreeManualLabor.mp3 Larry
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Bog�nyi piano with carbon-fibre soundboard by Wilhelm6 @ Yesterday at 09:03 AM

Recently, I found this rather confusing article @ Cincinnati, OH based website compositesworld (posted on 1/26/2015): Industry News New carbon fiber piano takes the stage A radical flowing redesign of the concert piano incorporating carbon fiber
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by JimF @ Yesterday at 08:37 AM

No real AOTW last week, but the big remodelling projects are finally over...plus my piano is freshly tuned and sounds wonderful... Yay!!!
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New W,N&G "flex" shank option by Craig Miller RPT @ Yesterday at 08:31 AM

If you tune any Shigeru Kawai pianos, the next time you have a chance pull the action and lift the hammers and look underneath the shanks near the knuckles. You will see a number written there. This number represents the measured amount of flex for t
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Perhaps an irrational fear, but a fear anyway... by malkin @ Yesterday at 08:28 AM

Make sure everyone knows that you play. Maybe there is a role for a pianist with the band--perhaps there is a choir that needs an accompanist.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: finals DP comparisons( Roland RP401R vs Casio PX 860) by Pelasgos @ Yesterday at 08:24 AM

Yes I ll propably buy casio 860 since the main advantages of roland rp401r is the more non piano sounds ipad connectivity and such things I really dont care....the ONLY thing that I found as pro in roland is the escapement thing...any experienced per
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: 5 against 2. How to learn, practice? by hreichgott @ Yesterday at 08:23 AM

^ this is a great approach with any hard-to-understand rhythm -- both doing the math so you understand the exact written-out rhythm, and thinking about the artistic context. People make fun of me for talking about lowest common denominators and such,
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Classical pianist chooses Korg Kronos X 88 by Carlos-CR @ Yesterday at 08:05 AM

Originally Posted By Pete14I feel that the Avant Grande es muy grande. Perhaps an Avant not-so-grande is in the works over at Yamahita, Mexico. Orale! +1 LOL Carlos
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Jump to new posts Re: Shostakovich - Piano concerto nr 1 by wr @ Yesterday at 07:50 AM

I didn't expect to hear anything I hadn't heard before in this concerto, but you surprised me!! The first two movements especially had a certain Romantic tinge I've never heard before. The whole thing was quite enjoyable. Thanks for sharing it. B
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Both pianos by Rich Galassini @ Yesterday at 07:08 AM

Your piano is going sharp because the instrument has taken on moisture and the soundboard is expanding. It cannot "spread out" horizontally because the rims keep it in place. So it is pushing up on the strings causing extra tension. This
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New/returning to piano by qazsedcft @ Yesterday at 05:45 AM

I'm only just beginning myself but all I can say is that getting a teacher was the best move I made. My progress has been much faster and more focused. Without a teacher I wasn't even aware of the mistakes I was making. Like others said, you don't ha
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: John Brimhall's Piano Method by Trevor May @ Yesterday at 05:20 AM

An even cheaper option for getting old and out of print books (which all of John Brimhall's books are, sadly) is alibris.com. That said, the books I ordered haven't arrived yet so I guess the shipping is cheap for a reason.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Question about Blue Danube piano score by doctor S @ Yesterday at 04:27 AM

Agree with the emperor in the Amadeus movie: "Too many notes."
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: J Steinman & CO Piano - Paris London Berlin by Jean Claude @ Yesterday at 04:16 AM

Made by Segerstrom Piano Mfg. Co. in Minneapolis. I doubt that there is (or was) a Queen of Minnesota so the Royal Patent reference remains obscure. I wonder if it is a Minnepiano.
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