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Jump to new posts Re: book recommendation... by gooddog @ Yesterday at 07:29 PM

Thanks Entheo. That really clarifies it.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recording grand piano by David Jenson @ Yesterday at 07:29 PM

You need to explain the "blumlien" recording method to readers. The idea of putting mics under the piano is going to get you into all sorts of phase problems. Mics placed inside the piano pick up a lot of damper and action sound. A pair
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 as played by Liszt by ChopinAddict @ Yesterday at 07:18 PM

Originally Posted By DamonOriginally Posted By RubberFingersOriginally Posted By Michael SayersYou can make a piano roll of yourself playing it slowly, and then just speed up the playback rate. Wouldn't that make it play at a higher pitch?
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: JUPA Question by Biff Steel @ Yesterday at 06:56 PM

Thanks, EkW. I did not see that site. I'll take a look.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course - The real deal? by blackjack1777 @ Yesterday at 06:43 PM

I agree, I enjoy the standards as well. The review section in the first book is also pretty nice it has Over the Rainbow, At Last, Amazing Grace, and several other well known songs that wrap up what you learn. I'm looking forward to working on thos
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By DamonOriginally Posted By pianoman9 I'd say he's the top piano/keyboardist of his generation for sure, at least of the ones who are well known. I'm kind of partial to Keith Emerson Originally Posted By pianoman9 You can simp
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Raindrop Prelude Study –Who’s in? by zrtf90 @ Yesterday at 06:08 PM

I'm back at M60-75 this week. I was going to spend time on the middle section but it's not going to need a week's devotion. It'll take a week or more to get M36-38 up to speed alright but that's just practise over time, not time learning. It's clear
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts DP + Backing Track by doremi @ Yesterday at 05:58 PM

I am considering the new toy (to me) in subject line, DP + Backing Track. The Backing Track can be commercially bought, or self-made using BIAB, for example. The main noise would still come from the DP, played live. What I want the new toy to do is
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Prokofiev flute sonata, op. 94 by TwoSnowflakes @ Yesterday at 05:14 PM

Originally Posted By beet31425...and a woman standing next to us, previously unseen, rolls her eyes and says "you mean for piano and flute, don't you?" and walks off. Oh good grief, there's a conceit about which instrument got it first?
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Anything like Rocksmith for keys? by zrtf90 @ Yesterday at 05:10 PM

Originally Posted By Colin DunnMost piano students (myself included) think that doing technique exercises is a chore. In my own situation, it's easy for me to ignore the Czerny books and jump into playing pieces out of a music book. Yet I know that n
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Crazy recordings by Michael Sayers @ Yesterday at 05:06 PM

Originally Posted By VidOriginally Posted By Michael SayersYour friend can send me the recording. I am interested to hear it. I keep confessions secret and I do so as well as any priest. Its posted on the member's recordings. I am on my way the
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Achievement of the week - what got you excited? by earlofmar @ Yesterday at 04:35 PM

Originally Posted By SaranoyaMy AOTW is this (audio file on box.com) and this (PDF of the sheet music that goes with the audio) . It is (obviously) not a recording of me playing. It's a file that was automatically generated when Sibelius conver
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Hammer stroke and Young's Law by krikorik @ Yesterday at 04:00 PM

After a while I can see where you bring Young's law. The closer you hit w.r.t. a hinge point the less the string will deflect if the same force is applied hitting the string center will produce a larger deflection (bending of a beam, related to the e
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: *That* chord in Chopin's prelude in e minor by ebonykawai @ Yesterday at 03:58 PM

Originally Posted By pianoloverus1. Use flat fingers. One can't do the stretch between 2 and 4 easily with curved fingers. 2. Think of the jump as going from the top B to the lower A. Great answer, I played this years ago and this is what I did, as
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Improvisation - taking the plunge by YadielOmar @ Yesterday at 02:09 PM

Dude, that's awesome. There's a great study by charles limb on how the brain works when we're improvising and it's exactly like what you're describing. I'd like to hear that solo though. I get like that when I'm really into it, but normally when I im
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Digital Piano for an adult Beginner. by Prinz @ Yesterday at 02:08 PM

@Kurtz: Great example. Many thanks for the clarification. @ supersport: Thanks for the advice. Iam checking the related threads. @mabraman: I am indeed taking lessons on an acoustic, Well it is for pleasue AND also to be let's say a "professio
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: What monitors do you use with your MP11? by Morodiene @ Yesterday at 01:35 PM

I own one Cube and love it (that little thing has helped me out in more than one little pinch!), but I don't know if it would be at the level of detail I'm looking for to make it worthwhile to buy a 2nd. They're very versatile and for a bunch of diff
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: "40 Pieces A Year Club" for 2015 by MossySF @ Yesterday at 12:13 PM

BrianDX, I'll chime also with some encouragement also. We're all just sloughing it through life. It's a rare few who can say there's absolutely nobody else better than they are in their domain (music, investing, sports, chess, etc). And as good as
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How to play by ear correctly, how to improvise by UKIkarus @ Yesterday at 11:58 AM

had a look too, tried several methods cannot find it, can only find it listed in UK libraries on google books.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha M217 age? by BDB @ Yesterday at 11:49 AM

Sometimes the prefix is just the particular variant of the model.
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Legato by joe80 @ Yesterday at 11:08 AM

you're welcome. I always try to play legato without pedal first, unless I'm aiming for a particular tone.
Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Bach-Busoni Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV 639 by Michael Sayers @ Yesterday at 10:57 AM

Just a run through. This probably is the most conventional sounding recording I've posted online. I'll hold off for a while on starting more threads here. Very soon here then will be up close and personal recordings with that 1940 N.Y. Steinway D
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Funny craigslist piano listings by bkw58 @ Yesterday at 10:56 AM

Because there's one of these born every minute.
Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Jump to new posts Re: About a ddr bluthner's screwed up bridge pin... by Ed McMorrow, RPT @ Yesterday at 10:41 AM

The original aliquot design used little bridge agraffes for the highest aliquot strings, this weakens the bridge. Also the extra mass of the the extra string and the aliquot agraffes make the treble tone "thinner". The contemporary aliquo
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Do Schumann's pieces have to be played as sets? by Pover @ Yesterday at 10:06 AM

I guess it makes sense... The problem is even if I do learn the whole set I'm not sure I'll be able to perform the whole thing; not only because I don't perform per say (no where to do that), but also because I doubt if I get the chance I'll be able
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