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Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha grand S400E by joe80 @ 06/21/16 06:20 AM

I don't know much about the G3 because it's so long since i've seen one. It depends on the condition of the piano - some of them can be very good, and some of them can be a bit rough around the edges. I used to practice on a 1980s G2 in London, and I
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha DGX 660 or Yamaha MM8 by Charles Cohen @ 06/21/16 01:32 AM

As someone pointed out, the MM8 has no built-in loudspeakers. So if you want anyone else to hear it, you'll have to buy an amp and speakers (or "powered speakers", which combine the two).
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Out-tunned Kawai BS2A or new Kawai K-300 by Tin-Tak @ 06/20/16 11:14 PM

Finally I have chosen to get my old CX21H fixed. After 2 weeks of work by the technician, it is now properly tuned, response of all keys are good and touch are back to as new condition. No more noise when stepping on the pedals as well. I'm now ve
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Age piano fans - Greg Maroney sheet music by ShiroKuro @ 06/20/16 11:10 PM

Cool, I'll put those pieces on my (now-resurrected) list to listen to. even though I have way too many titles on my list of pieces to start in the near future.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Steinway Spirio - high resolution player piano by ElmerJFudd @ 06/20/16 10:27 PM

Sure, the resolution of the recorded mechanical/hardware movement needs to be quite high, but also the playback. The mechanics of the keys and pedals needs to be able to sense and replicate movement to the most minimal of movements. Facsimiles of r
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Strauss Burleske, score by argerichfan @ 06/20/16 09:24 PM

Originally Posted By MiguelSousa Do you know where can I buy this score? I am having a really hard time to get the actual. So far I have just found orchestral score or pocket score. Assuming you meant the 2 piano score, I have the International Editi
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Beginner's Electric "Piano" by JohnSprung @ 06/20/16 08:48 PM

Start by trying some acoustic pianos. Get a feel for the amount of weight it takes to push the keys down, and the way the speed with which you push controls how loud it sounds. Then take that knowledge to the digitals, and look for similar weigh
Piano Forum
I have a late 1990s Yamaha P120. For the harpsichord preset, it uses constant velocity for the "on" sound, and it uses the note-off velocity to affect the volume of the sample of the plectra passing by the strings and damping them - so if y
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced by Kawai James @ 06/20/16 08:23 PM

Originally Posted By kapelliAnd, as someone stated in other thread, get a good teacher. You will be playing much much better buying the piano for 1000$ and having a good (that's important - good) teacher than having a great piano and no teacher. Exc
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Spacing of measures, spacing of sheet music... by JohnSprung @ 06/20/16 08:01 PM

Originally Posted By Stubbie I've re-notated a few for my spouse, but it's a lot of work, and the longer the piece, the more opportunities for putting in a wrong note. That's where the playback function in the software helps. It's a lot easier t
Pianist Corner
I think there isn't enough advice being given here, since the OP apparently still doesn't get it. Steep learning curve.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano transcription of Vivaldi's Four Seasons? by Colin Dunn @ 06/20/16 07:03 PM

I found this link to some arrangements by Bernard Dewagtere: http://www.free-scores.com/sheetmusic_a_z.php?arrangeur=bernard-dewagtere#V However, the piano/keyboard version of Spring (all three movements) is missing; all the other seasons/movements
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Steinway D Resonating Bass by joe80 @ 06/20/16 06:49 PM

I'd have said it's a B because it has that kind of metallic tubby bass that I hear in many Steinway Bs (Hamburg)
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Wurlitzer 2270A MAH by gnuboi @ 06/20/16 06:47 PM

If you can get it "cheap" with the mentality of replacing it in the future then sure go for it. I had a similar piano when I was little. It seemed awesome at the time but a few years later I could feel its physical limitations. Not that
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Bronfman plays Prok Sonatas at Zankel Hall by Plowboy @ 06/20/16 06:28 PM

I hope he's OK. A few years ago he canceled at Disney Hall after breaking a finger playing Prokofiev.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New U3 or 1996 C1 or 2000 C2 by gnuboi @ 06/20/16 06:23 PM

Sure go for that drive. I think you could be happy with any of those pianos... just a matter of being satisfied with what you have/get. Grands are awesome but also more work to move, and I seem to move a lot!
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: KAWAI CA17, CA67 & CA97 users: SK-EX, EX, or... by Frédéric L @ 06/20/16 06:09 PM

In addition to pitch shifting or EQ, one way to transform an instrument is to play fortissimo with the timbre of a pianissimo (but the loudness of forte), or the reverse. This method is used by XLNAudio in their Addictive Keys piano. I don't know if
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Scheduling App for Ipad/Iphone and computer by nancy090 @ 06/20/16 05:35 PM

Hi! I use one called "Better Practice". It's all online, so you can access on iPad, iPhone, computer, Android...anything! But more than scheduling, it's for managing assignments and also you can see how much your students practiced.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Returning to piano by Charles Cohen @ 06/20/16 04:46 PM

I agree with Heather about your recording. The notes and rhythm are solid. But there's very little "expression" -- varying dynamics, varying phrasing, varying between legato and staccato playing. If you take more lessons (or if you don't
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By CoolnameThanks for the replies all! Hmmm, I understand. You are probably right too. However, by now I think I may have spoiled myself by looking at these pianos that the cheaper ones my be..... anyhow, that's my problem. I will g
Composer's Lounge
Jump to new posts Re: piano concerto orchestration by mrenaud @ 06/20/16 02:09 PM

Some composers prefer to do it that way, others dont, and I personally wouldn't either. IMHO, timbre is an important parameter that should not be an afterthought. Your mileage may vary, though.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Roland PHA vs lightweight action: pictures! by Edb123 @ 06/20/16 01:52 PM

U guys r obsessed
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Hello. I am quite new here, but would like to make a small suggestion to make it easier for people to follow threads. In the "Watch list" and "Watched topics" list I would recommend to change the column with "author" and
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Originally Posted By oldmancoyoteOriginally Posted By CoolnameThe first time I felt the actions (Roland HP 605 and Kawai CA67) I was astonished on how different they felt and that I (as a non-experienced person) could feel these differences so well.
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 1915 Mason BB Now Being Restored. by Nelson Muntz @ 06/20/16 11:31 AM

Actually I mis-spoke when I said the pin block was original with no oversize pins. The pin block was original but bigger pins were installed when the piano was restrung at some point. Trying to be factually correct throughout this discussion as best
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