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#1539944 - 10/21/10 04:43 AM My piano is home!
casinitaly Offline

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Registered: 03/01/10
Posts: 5936
Loc: Italy
My piano just arrived. The poor movers slogged it to the 4th floor - which would actually be the 5th by north American standards!)
It is a Yamaha P112N-S, 7 years old, with silent option! (You can see a smidge of my digital in this one too..in the bottom corner!



smile Doing a little happy dance here smile
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#1539951 - 10/21/10 04:59 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Dara Offline
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Registered: 06/18/09
Posts: 1088
Loc: west coast island, canada
Yeah Cheryl !
Congratulations on receiving your new piano.
It looks wonderful.
May you have long lasting joy and music making on your new instrument.

Cheers, Dara

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#1539970 - 10/21/10 05:55 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
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Registered: 03/30/09
Posts: 148
It's beautiful! I know you must be thrilled. Good luck with your new baby!

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#1539981 - 10/21/10 06:40 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
BillM Offline
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Registered: 05/12/08
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It looks beautiful! I'll bet it has a huge sound in that room with tile flooring.
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#1539982 - 10/21/10 06:44 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
casinitaly Offline

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Loc: Italy
Thanks everyone!


The floor is actually marble. I'm definitely going to have a period of adjustment!!!!
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Follow your teacher's instructions and practice wisely/much, and you'll soon wonder how you ever found it hard. BobPickle
Performance anxiety: make it part of your daily routine and deal with it...Cope! zrtf90

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#1540010 - 10/21/10 07:37 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Rickster Offline
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Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 9675
Loc: Georgia, USA
Congratulations!

A beautiful piano, and a beautiful home!! Love the floors!

Rick
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#1540031 - 10/21/10 08:15 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
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Loc: Texas
Nice! Congratulations, Cheryl.
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#1540058 - 10/21/10 08:55 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Monica K. Offline

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Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 17971
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
Congratulations, casinitaly!! smile The piano is beautiful, and it looks like you've got it in a great location.
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#1540059 - 10/21/10 09:00 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Strings & Wood Offline


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Registered: 05/22/08
Posts: 1840
Loc: USA
Four floors...yikes! I could not bear to watch.
Congratulations on your beautiful piano!
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#1540064 - 10/21/10 09:07 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Chris H. Offline
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Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 2919
Loc: UK.
It looks lovely and fits in perfectly on that wall. You won't be needing that TV set anymore!

What's the fish in the picture btw?

Is it the piano tuna? laugh
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#1540070 - 10/21/10 09:19 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: Chris H.]
casinitaly Offline

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Registered: 03/01/10
Posts: 5936
Loc: Italy
Originally Posted By: Chris H.
It looks lovely and fits in perfectly on that wall. You won't be needing that TV set anymore!

What's the fish in the picture btw?

Is it the piano tuna? laugh

lol...... it could be the piano tuna,that's for sure.

I don't think the fish are any identifiable fishies, this is a water colour I picked up in Boston about 20 years ago.

Thanks again everyone - I've been hopping back and forth.... errands, piano, ironing, piano, grocery shopping, piano... I think the neighbours must realize there's been a change smile
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Follow your teacher's instructions and practice wisely/much, and you'll soon wonder how you ever found it hard. BobPickle
Performance anxiety: make it part of your daily routine and deal with it...Cope! zrtf90

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#1540071 - 10/21/10 09:21 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
DanLaura Larson Offline
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Registered: 09/01/08
Posts: 695
Loc: Pocatello, Idaho
Great piano room. Congratulations on your piano.

Dan
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#1540090 - 10/21/10 09:54 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Konzert Patrick Offline
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Registered: 07/09/08
Posts: 791
Loc: The Netherlands
Congrats, there is nothing better then the high one gets when then piano arrives smile

Enjoy your new beauty!!
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#1540118 - 10/21/10 10:43 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
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Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
wonderful.. congratulations. (and 4 floors.. egads)
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#1540167 - 10/21/10 11:42 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
jlynne Offline
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Registered: 02/01/10
Posts: 102
It's so pretty! Congrats!
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#1540176 - 10/21/10 11:55 AM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
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Registered: 11/17/06
Posts: 2812
Loc: Not in Texas
Definitely wouldn't have wanted to watch while it was being carried up the steps (or been the one to do it!) but the end result is certainly worth it - beautiful!
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#1540538 - 10/21/10 08:45 PM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Andy Platt Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 2488
Loc: Virginia, USA
Yeah! Congratulations on your new baby.
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#1544933 - 10/27/10 06:24 PM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
casinitaly Offline

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Registered: 03/01/10
Posts: 5936
Loc: Italy
So, I've tried out the silent feature. It is a bit weird actually. I can hear the hammers moving around - though they don't actually touch the strings, they still make whomping noises.
It isn't that loud, really, but I was surprised to hear anything. It is worth having that noise though, if it means I have (almost) the same feel as when playing normally.

I'm getting used to the sound - and tonight I met my neighbour from across the hall. She asked me if the piano had arrived.
I said - "you haven't heard it?"... and she said not really. She had noticed it sounded "different" but hardly any louder.
This is very liberating news. I could say because I'm really relieved that I'm not disturbing them - (which is true, up to a point) - my real relief comes from the knowledge that they can't hear enough to notice my mistakes!

Tonight I actually played better, just because I was more relaxed.
I still have to talk to the people downstairs, ..... I hope they respond in a similar fashion!!!
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Follow your teacher's instructions and practice wisely/much, and you'll soon wonder how you ever found it hard. BobPickle
Performance anxiety: make it part of your daily routine and deal with it...Cope! zrtf90

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#1545020 - 10/27/10 09:36 PM Re: My piano is home! [Re: casinitaly]
Skip D Offline
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Registered: 02/17/08
Posts: 79
Loc: Northeast
Beautiful instrument! I loved my Yamaha studio I owned a few years back. Congratulations!
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