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Hi, I am having this issue. It takes a long time for pianoworld.com to load on my iPad. In comparison, other sites load really quickly on the same iPad.
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Jump to new posts Re: VPC1 with IOS device by Kawai James @ 10/23/14 06:34 AM

Originally Posted By: JdjebWhy aren't Kawai adding this in a update? I'm sure if we could, we would. However, unfortunately I gather it's a limitation with the USB controller chip used in the VPC1, which was adopted from the MP10. Kind regards, Ja
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Jump to new posts Re: A brisk Fall day, a room to myself, and a large piano. by TwoSnowflakes @ 10/23/14 03:44 AM

Originally Posted By: sophialTwo Snowflakes, does this mean you've switched teachers permanently? No, I'm going to be seeing two teachers for at least the foreseeable future. I'll start seeing this new teacher on a supplemental basis as I wish, b
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Jump to new posts Re: Gors Spangenberg by Robert 45 @ 10/23/14 02:35 AM

I read that the company was started in 1918. I have a vague memory of coming across an old vertical Gors Spangenberg. It had probably been neglected and was out of tune. I was just like an old, tired "tinny" sounding piano. I do not think
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Jump to new posts Brahms Intermezzo Op. 118 No 2. by TwoSnowflakes @ 10/23/14 02:26 AM

Still not totally finished with it, but I think it's an improvement over last time. I feel like I should point out that it is on a keyboard. I just got it yesterday and this was recorded tonight as a test track to see what it sounds like. It sta
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Jump to new posts Re: Arghhh!!! by Nikolas @ 10/23/14 01:41 AM

what Kreisler and Currawong say. Get to listen to TONS of opera works. Get to know how each one sounds... And then start studying them (like 8 hours per day) to get to know them to an acceptable level. Then show off your sight reading chops to the r
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Jump to new posts Re: 1st ever Cape Cod Ragtime Festival by hv @ 10/23/14 01:26 AM

Cape Cod Ragtime Festival update: Jacqueline Schwab will be appearing on Sunday, Oct 26 (instead of Saturday). For those that do not recognize the name, she's the piano player behind Ken Burns and most famous for playing Ashokan Farewell for his PBS
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I spend a lot of time attending recitals at the Colburn School, and I often wonder who will perform classical music when Asian girls grow tired of it.
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Jump to new posts Re: Can Classical Study and "Chord Playing" Co-exist? by Michael Martinez @ 10/22/14 11:00 PM

Classical composers have always been very conscious of harmony, so if you truly want to learn music the way they intended, then you should learn it as well. Pick up Walter Piston's book "Harmony." Shows you the basis of pre-1800s Classical
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Hi there pinkfloydhomer. Sounds like you have been having a wonderful time working through some great music in your own way. What has led you to the point of wanting to work with a teacher, instead of continuing on in the way you've been doing? That
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Jump to new posts Re: New Family Member... His name is Charles Walter by piano_primo_1 @ 10/22/14 09:40 PM

Originally Posted By: Benn I can feel the smoothness of the action. Passages that I used to struggle with time and time again, just effortlessly roll off my fingers on it. Id love to have my acoustic at least redone, the hammers anyway , I n
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Jump to new posts Re: Cleaning strings by PhilipInChina @ 10/22/14 09:31 PM

Thank you.
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Jump to new posts Re: Help with Korg M1 by anotherscott @ 10/22/14 09:22 PM

Originally Posted By: bonesymy wife's uncle just gave me an old Korg M1, but no owner's manual. ... Thanks in advance for any tips. You can download the manual from Korg's web site. Or google: korg m1 manual
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Jump to new posts Rach - Etudes-tableaux op. 39 (selections) by fnork @ 10/22/14 09:18 PM

These practicing recordings were made by a tired pianist by the very end of a long practicing day. Have mercy. And if you have any feedback, do write. Op. 39 nr 5: https://app.box.com/s/y1rr324z5m0lv9i7x8b6 Op. 39 nr 6: https://app.box.com/s/f0rznq
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Jump to new posts Re: To bid.....or not to bid by Bob @ 10/22/14 09:14 PM

Originally Posted By: BDBThe bidder may have more than one technician. But there is always that old saying, "You can have it cheap, you can have it good, you can have it fast. Pick any two!" The bid winner said he was the only tuner, but
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Jump to new posts Re: New Kawai DP & RH3 action (CN35 & CN25) by David51 @ 10/22/14 08:54 PM

If it isn't available locally, I should be able to buy either one online at Kawai's webstore. One of my sons, age 31 with a MM in piano performance, has played the major brands of DP's and he told me that he likes the Kawai DPs. There is no reason f
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Jump to new posts Re: Maurizio Pollini at Carnegie Hall by Jonathan Baker @ 10/22/14 08:52 PM

I was not at the concert last week. I was, however, at Pollini's recital the previous year. I must admit I was shocked: I have never attended any recital, even a student recital, where so many fistfuls of wrong notes were thrown about as I heard at t
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Jump to new posts Re: Stay safe, Ottawa by Greener @ 10/22/14 08:30 PM

Originally Posted By: casinitalyI'm from Ottawa, and I was stunned to see the news today. So tragic. My heart skipped for my nephew. He is similar age and serving in the armed forces. The world is stunned ... be safe everyone.
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Jump to new posts Re: Steinway event by KurtZ @ 10/22/14 08:22 PM

Todd, I'm sorry I missed your attribution. For whatever reason it felt like you were responding to what I said. I don't take sales tactics personally. I eschew and reject them. To take them personally they would have to be about me, person
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Jump to new posts Re: My new Kawai K-500 by KurtZ @ 10/22/14 07:32 PM

It's okay Ben. They burned THE Buddha too. Kurt
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Jump to new posts Re: DGX-650 TOPIC by Jtreimer @ 10/22/14 07:10 PM

By Piano Forum, I thought it meant just anything Piano related. Electric or Acoustic. I know there is another forum for electric but I just thought this was one that contained a mixture of different topics.
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Mark, it is the goal when one repin, meaning once mounted the part free a little itself. Think one more balancing move is obtained soon, so if the part is then dismounted It may balance 5-6. times. I did not verify that precisely. Anyway fricti
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Jump to new posts Re: Things are not working out for me by dmd @ 10/22/14 06:12 PM

Teodor: I can tell you this, anyway. Enjoying what you do for a living is worth a lot. There is a saying that goes like this ... Quote: If you enjoy what you do for a living, you never have to work a day in your life. And, it is so very true
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Jump to new posts Re: How do you cope? by ChopinAddict @ 10/22/14 05:52 PM

It is very hard. Not everybody will cope in the same way. And some people will probably never completely cope. Unfortunately I seem to be one of these people.
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Jump to new posts Re: Is it really necessary to practice scales? by Doritos Flavoured @ 10/22/14 05:42 PM

Originally Posted By: Michael Sayers Here is de Pachmann playing . . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPQ3PrGLBKs wow really, it's always an a-ha moment when you can see clearly how a tool such as youtube can be used for more than stupid litt
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