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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Sadly the Casio Px-5s is going back in favor of a PX780 by Alexander Borro @ 06/28/15 06:42 PM

Originally Posted By peterwsOriginally Posted By Alexander BorroI don't think many of these console pianos are that nice looking either in that price range unless your wife has that sort of IKEA taste, it is that sort of finish/style with the Casio.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Choosing the next Chopin etude to learn by anamnesis @ 06/28/15 06:05 PM

Originally Posted By Cheeto717I thought the double thirds etude was not nearly as difficult as it sounded. 10/2 however....is pretty much fiendishly difficult all the way through. You can't really go wrong with either one though. Now, I must say t
Pianist Corner
It's hard to play badly that well. http://youtu.be/AwKllFRKXzw
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Sunday Whittering by peterws @ 06/28/15 04:57 PM

I think Sarah Brightman had a big hand in popularization of classics. A trained dancer on Top of the Pops, she became Andrew Lloyd Webbers wife and her talents were consequently showcased. Her looks were, too of course. Half the UK fell in love wit
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: hunting for a piano by Rickster @ 06/28/15 04:08 PM

Sounds like a plan!! If the I&P is one of the older, tall uprights, make sure you have lots of help moving it. Those old uprights are very heavy. Good luck, and post some pictures when you get it! Rick
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Entropy Piano Tuner by prout @ 06/28/15 03:41 PM

The math underlying the entropy-based tuner assumes that every interval on the piano (all possible combinations of 88 notes, including 88 notes played simultaneously) is equally important, an assumption that only occurs in ET. The authors attempted
Member Recordings
Hi Anastasia, You had a very agressive touch in this music... and I loved it!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Discuss : yamaha action - gh action vs nwgh action by Frédéric L @ 06/28/15 02:34 PM

"Does any player here pay for the program?? ", I have bought it, but it is not my favorite virtual piano. (My favorite is the Ivory II American concert D... Which is not at the same price !!) Anyway, this program has a demonstration versio
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio PX 130 problem by ATrain @ 06/28/15 02:09 PM

I have not but you're right. Actually what I was thinking was to take the "highest" key on MY keyboard and swap the part from there down to the G. I"ll contact Casio, I knew that was coming. LOL.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2 by CanCakmur @ 06/28/15 01:33 PM

Hello Tim Adrianson, That is a really fun piece to play! He wrote this in 1957 for the graduation of his son thus it is so sunny. It is straightforward, no enigma whatsoever! I didn't notice it while playing but when I heard the recording I thought t
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kurzweil MPS20 by gracegren @ 06/28/15 12:58 PM

Originally Posted By QarollI used to own MPS20 for a few months. I loved playing it! It has the best integrated sound system in portable digital piano I've ever seen. Very powerful and clear. A lot of nice sounds (well, PC3 is the father), including
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Any good cliches to recommend listening to ? by indigo_dave @ 06/28/15 12:29 PM

Originally Posted By Mark PolishookI just listened to 2N5 (again). Not sure if I've suggested in past that it sounds sort of like a Herbie Nichols tune. But it occurred to me that it sounds like a 1950s Charles Mingus kind of tune as well. In the 60
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Music critic with feathers by malkin @ 06/28/15 11:19 AM

The real test is when the budgie joins in with the correct tune. (I love birds--at one time we had 13 of them: 3 'tiels, 1 ringneck, and a whole flock of budgies of every color. In fact a couple of our budgies became amorous, nested, and hatched a
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Opti-detection silent piano by Adypiano @ 06/28/15 10:34 AM

I'm pretty sure Moog (of synthesiser fame) make an optical system - would be worth having a look for it.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Counting beat rate by Weiyan @ 06/28/15 10:00 AM

Originally Posted By Mark Cerisano, RPTTry this with your waveforms. Use a band pass filter (BPF)around 440hz. That will emphasize the fundamental beat and reduce all the higher beating partials. I am designing a BPF that students can use to help
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai ES100: let's collect reviews and impressions here by Marko in Boston @ 06/28/15 08:45 AM

New ES100 demo from Kraft with Adam B
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Do I really have to choose ? by Morodiene @ 06/28/15 08:30 AM

Congrats on the new ES100! Now to upgrade that potato....
Organs - Electronic (B3 etc.), Pipe & Theatre
Jump to new posts Rock organ by destro111 @ 06/28/15 07:27 AM

Hello, i'm looking for cheapest version a classic organ like Hammond C3, which could sound like a organ from Deep Purple (Jon Lord) or sound like a Vox Continental/Gibson G101 (The Doors) Please Help!
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Dampp Chaser Effectiveness by nhpianos @ 06/28/15 07:21 AM

Also remember that since the DC systems work using heat, keeping the lid completely closed whenever not in use will help to contain the dehumidification effect. I notice a dramatic difference in stability in those grand pianos that I service which ar
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Ervin Nyiregyhazi plays Tchaikovsky's Warum Op. 6 No. 5 by Michael Sayers @ 06/28/15 07:21 AM

Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXPhsN7qtMo
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Ervin Nyiregyhazi plays music excerpts - RARITET by Michael Sayers @ 06/28/15 07:08 AM

When Nyiregyhazi was a young man, James Huneker, who had heard Liszt perform, said that Nyiegyhazi was the "second Liszt, assuming that Liszt had been as good." What I like about Nyiregyhazi's playing is that it never sounds as though it i
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Erard restoration advice by Maximillyan @ 06/28/15 06:14 AM

Originally Posted By Chris Leslie The Erard has original strings apart from a few replaced from broken strings over the ages. All wound strings original (Brass I think but not sure). Hammers original and not reshaped by request from the piano owner.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Finalizing a Song by qazsedcft @ 06/28/15 03:43 AM

Taping everything would be awkward if you have different note values in the same measure; e.g 3 quarter notes, then 2 sixteenths and an eighth. I usually just tap the beat note but it depends on the music. Sometimes I only tap the strong beat instead
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Liszt and Isolde by Arghhh @ 06/28/15 12:46 AM

Also change slightly where you strike the keys on the tremolos - move the hand in and out a bit. For the RH tremolos with two notes on top, I think I also had to switch from 5 to 4 while playing to get a better legato sound on the chord changes.
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Song Writing Software by pavanne1 @ 06/27/15 10:52 PM

I use Finale 2012 and I love it. I connect it to my midi keyboard and I use hyperscribe to input the notes. You have to be sure to set your note value input at eight notes, sixteenth notes are too unpredictable. Then you can set the click value and p
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