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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Questioning the Wisdom of Heavy Actions by jtsn @ 1 minute 5 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: toddy85 grams on a non-hammer, soft action (ie spring action) keyboard?? Yes, that is what Yamaha meant by "piano-style keyboard": heavy non-linear spring-rubber action. At least, it was cheap in 2011 and the AWM piano
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Who doesn't like classical music? by Tony007 @ 4 minutes 17 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: michaelhaMost 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." I don't think it's a question of "old" and &qu
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What makes crisp clear tone? by WilliamTruitt @ 7 minutes 34 seconds ago

No, because I'm afraid of the dark and afraid of being in small closed spaces. I doubt if I could fit in there anyway.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: P80 for £150 by LarryShone @ 8 minutes 59 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: fizikistoIt's very old. at least 12-13 years old. And it wasn't exactly yamaha's top of the line when it was released. I'd say a risky deal for something that old. If you really like it, you could probably haggle a bit and g
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Marc-André Hamelin discusses Rachmaninoff by BruceD @ 11 minutes 16 seconds ago

Rachmaninoff on Rachmaninoff, In the issue of Musical Courier on 5 April (1943), eight days after his death, Rachmaninoff contributed to a symposium on the state of music conducted by Leonard Liebling. By so doing, as it were posthumously, he wr
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai MP11 vs CA95 by Abby Pianoman @ 15 minutes 29 seconds ago

Mark, congratulations on the MP11. I'm placing an order for the K&M 18950 from Thomann. I have a brand new scissor X stand from Proel that I had bought for my erstwhile MP7. I now use it with my MP11 on gigs because of the ease of assembly, b
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tight Key ?? by BDB @ 16 minutes 23 seconds ago

Lifting the keys can cause the balance rail holes to elongate. There is binding happening. That is why there is resistance as they are lifted. When we lift keys, we lift as straight up as possible. If you are lifting from the front of the key, you a
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha DGX650 - looking for an alternative! Need advice by Karinioza @ 17 minutes 29 seconds ago

Hi! Thank you for the response. Yes, it makes sense. It is good there are so many people willing to share and give some pieces of advice.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Opinions on Roland F130R by Jay Roland @ 19 minutes 39 seconds ago

Anything you specifically want to know about the pedaling system? Please ask. Jay
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by CarlosCC @ 22 minutes 16 seconds ago

That's great WiseBuff, congratulations! Sometimes I find a piano with a sign saying "Do not touch"... It's the stupidest thing on earth. If we can't "touch" it why they put the piano in a public place??? Anyway, I don't care abo
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Some interesting finds in a museum visit today! by LarryShone @ 22 minutes 39 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: AnnitenthNone of these photos came up for me...just a little red X in the upper lefthand corner. Weird. Try this http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Dawnrider/library/?sort=3&src=wap&page=1 Or http://smg.photobucket.com
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: teaching in a studio vs independently from home by John v.d.Brook @ 39 minutes 6 seconds ago

Gary, if only life were so uncomplicated. It's probably not considered "involuntary" if you voluntarily signed the employment contract. As for quitting, the employer has reasonable expectations and expenses based on hiring you, so has the
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Meaning of Perfect Fith in music theory by prout @ 47 minutes 26 seconds ago

I vote Quinte for P5 and quinte juste for a beatless fifth. Quinte juste, it rolls off the tongue.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Something (Anything) Other Than ET by Jon Page @ 52 minutes 59 seconds ago

Maybe you would have the same critique of the tuning if it were an attempt at ET. Piano quality and hammer technique for stability has to be factored in. Then there's always one's personal preference for or having been conditioned to ET, the later is
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Learning progress by Morodiene @ 58 minutes 35 seconds ago

Is it a competition or a festival - something that is judged, but any student can advance to "state" or another level, or no advancement at all, just judge comments? The word competition can encompass many different things, and so it's hard
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: briansaddlebackI'm sure there is some level of bias in all competitions , people aren't perfect but no one is out there to maliciously fix the competitions. This is stated from someone who didn't win much and using a very small
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Tuning a piano lower than standard pitch by gynnis @ Today at 10:43 AM

I did notice that raising the pitch from 438 to 440 on my Seiler improved the decay time. It doesn't sound so dry.
Piano Forum
Thank you all for responses so far -- very helpful! wimpiano, here is a link to the piano with pictures: http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/msd/4589037180.html
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: First time piano buyer - please help! by wimpiano @ Today at 10:31 AM

You will in 99.9% of the cases spend more on the piano then you will get in return when selling.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Prout suggested Vallotti's 1799 temperament for Schubert. I looked up the tuning sequence, and it's similar to tuning mean tone. I'll give it a try on the Seiler and see what it sounds like.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The Famous (infamous?) One Month to Recital Thread by casinitaly @ Today at 10:22 AM

Originally Posted By: Mr Super-Hunky Casinitaly Nothing really compared to those high school dances [and everything that goes along with them :), hehe! so if I can rekindle some of those dance floor memories for you I'd be happy too. aw
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Happy Birthday earlofmar !!!! by casinitaly @ Today at 10:17 AM

Happy birthday Earlofmar - wow what a lot of Leos we have in our community! Hope your day is wonderful !
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Happy Birthday torquenale !!!! by casinitaly @ Today at 10:15 AM

Happy birthday Torquenale! Hope your day is wonderful!
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: A pianist joke by Exclampt @ Today at 10:04 AM

Two musicians meet at the union hall. "What instrument do you play?" asks one. He replied, "Saxophone. And you?" "Virginal." "What's that?" "It's a harpsichord made without a single solitary screw.&q
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: compositional methods by RogerW @ Today at 09:59 AM

Hmm... no wave smiley available... But hello to you too Nikolas! Yes, haven't been around in a few years. I'll try to check in more often.
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