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Piano Photo Gallery - Pictures of Pianos
Jump to new posts Bechstein IV back touch (motheaten) by robin_uk @ 09/30/14 04:19 PM

Bechstein IV back touch (motheaten), for reference in posts.
Piano Photo Gallery - Pictures of Pianos
Jump to new posts felts, a bit motheaten by robin_uk @ 09/30/14 04:08 PM

worn felts - for reference in posts.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Interesting piano picture... by Jean Claude @ 09/30/14 03:16 PM

Originally Posted By: BruceDOriginally Posted By: Jean ClaudeOriginally Posted By: Retsacnal _________________________ 1950 Baldwin M Are you sure that this is a 1950 Baldwin M? No, that's below the sig line; retsacnal owns a Baldwin M. Just a
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Mason & Hamlin- The Skinny? by Miguel Rey @ 09/30/14 03:12 PM

Originally Posted By: pianoloverusOriginally Posted By: Miguel ReyI've heard that people prefer Masons over Steinways and those that prefer Steinways say Masons are a close 2nd. Personally I'm drawn to both (all things being equal) but the Mason BB
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: UVi Grand Piano, cant get the MIDI Files help? by Thomas B @ 09/30/14 02:37 PM

Make sure you looked for anything "UVI" inside the AU instrument section. I think their sample player is called something like UVI Workstation and you would need to select that instrument and "load" the UVI grands afterwards, but
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Dyscalculia by outo @ 09/30/14 02:15 PM

A most annoying thing for me is that no matter how long I have learned or played my Scarlatti sonatas, I can never remember any of the K numbers correctly...I always have to dig out the scores just to know which piece it is that I am working with
Piano Forum
Well, probably not a K2 but if it's the predecessor. Depending on where you are, but in California where pianos sell for pretty good prices a new K2 sells for about $4000~$4500 I think. If it were 10 years old, maybe $2500, if it were 20 years old
Pianist Corner
Originally Posted By: Paul678 Playing evenly is better than playing something faster, but sloppier! This is why people recommend that you practice with a metronome! Thanks again! I hope I continue to improve. Paying attention to these deta
Pianist Corner - Non Classical
Jump to new posts Re: Recognising Slash chords by ear by RonDrotos @ 09/30/14 01:11 PM

Try spending some time singing the voicings, in various inversions and with different non-chord tones in the bass. If you do this for a few months, your ear will start to recognize them a lot easier. I notice that my ear gets sharper whenever I teach
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Information on a used Fandrich and Sons grand piano by SibeliusYYC @ 09/30/14 01:07 PM

Thanks. I'll just go play it in the next week or two and see what it's like. The dealer handles mainly Hoffman, Fazioli and Seiler. Mostly out of price range (and believed future ability...!
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Restored 1848 Pleyel by phantomFive @ 09/30/14 12:47 PM

Originally Posted By: acortotYep, the hammers have a felt which is too hard and dense as far as I can tell from the recording. Also by this time they were using Webster steel wire, which is a mild steel. The closest thing is Paulello 2 and Malcolm
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: easy to move keyboard by analarana @ 09/30/14 12:34 PM

Thank you very much for all your help! As slowtraveler wrote, that is excelent advice form you guys. And since I have never gigged, I have learned a lot reading your posts, and I'm sure it will all be very helpful when I get to London and start doin
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
I've been hearing good reports about these - a budget range from an up-market manufacturer. Anyone tried them?
Piano Concerts, Recitals, Competitions, and Workshops
Jump to new posts 2015 Concerto Competition "Theodor Leschetizky" NY by Piano World @ 09/30/14 11:49 AM

2015 Concerto Competition "Theodor Leschetizky" New York April 18-19 (Winner's Concert April 22) Application deadline February 6, 2015 www.leschetizky.org/compe.html
Piano Concerts, Recitals, Competitions, and Workshops
2015 Valletta International Piano Competition Valletta, Malta February 6-9 Application deadline December 5, 2014 www.vallettapianofest.com/competition.html
Piano Concerts, Recitals, Competitions, and Workshops
Jump to new posts Cleveland International Piano Competition by Piano World @ 09/30/14 11:42 AM

The 2015 Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artist. Cleveland, OH May 13-22 Application deadline December 1, 2014 www.clevelandpiano.org/young-artists/about/
Piano Concerts, Recitals, Competitions, and Workshops
Jump to new posts International Junior Piano Competition & Festival by Piano World @ 09/30/14 11:35 AM

The Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition & Festival For exceptional Pianists age 13-17 Applications Available Now Applications Due: January 9, 2015 www.Cliburn.org/competitions/junior-competition/
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha U1TA (TransAcoustic) by Pete14 @ 09/30/14 11:26 AM

That's true; and knowing Yamaha, they will exaggerate the improvements. I'm still waiting for the holy grail of digital pianos, yet Yamaha, Kawai, and Roland claim to have achieved this at every winter NAMM.
Piano Photo Gallery - Pictures of Pianos
Jump to new posts Educating Lucas by Bill Bremmer RPT @ 09/30/14 11:22 AM

Microscopic image of normal skin
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Kawai K2 - Pricing question by LeslieG @ 09/30/14 10:58 AM

Do you have any sense of what a fair price might be? Thanks!!
Piano Forum
another article and more photos... How one man almost lost his mind building a tiny piano
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Hearing the changes by paul abrahams @ 09/30/14 09:07 AM

I teach jazz piano in London. But if you've never improvised, a good start is to recognise the changes of a tune. Choose something simple. It can be children's song or Christmas carol, even a simple pop song. Start in the key of C and get familiar wi
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: Short original piece by Steve Chandler @ 09/30/14 09:02 AM

Hi Nick, That's a nice piece. The theme is an ear worm (hard to get out of one's head). The piece sounds like background music for a European movie when the protagonist goes off to "think." There's not a lot of variation in your piece. T
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: nostalgic waltzes by wr @ 09/30/14 07:16 AM

Originally Posted By: Tim R StinnettGodowsky wrote a large number of beautiful, fairly easy waltzes. His "Alt-Wien" (no. 11 from Triakontameron) is emphatically an exercise in nostalgia. In the score, under the title is this - "Wh
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Faber Graduates by BrianDX @ 09/30/14 07:09 AM

Last night's lesson was very significant in several ways, as my teacher and I had a very detailed discussion along the lines of Richard's comments about method books and learning in general. Here are the highlights: For the older beginner my teache
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