Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
141 registered (agoriaket, 8ude, Albunea, Amosdoll, Anne'sson, 34 invisible), 1506 Guests and 15 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#1645924 - 03/22/11 02:19 PM Do you also need two grands to perform??
schwammerl Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/16/06
Posts: 2024
Loc: Belgium
I at least do not, but he - Josh Wright - apparently does:

Josh Wright - La Campanella

schwammerl.

Top
Hailun / Pearl River Pianos

Pearl River World's Best Selling Piano
#1646024 - 03/22/11 05:15 PM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: schwammerl]
Dara Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/18/09
Posts: 1074
Loc: west coast island, canada

Top
#1646059 - 03/22/11 06:23 PM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: schwammerl]
BD76 Offline
Full Member

Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 185
Loc: California
The first video.... just wow.



















Wow, how stupid. It's just a cheap trick, it does nothing for the music, and it's only a stunt. Anyone can do that.

What's happening in the second video, however, makes sense. It makes playing the piece feasible. That is impressive because of the sheer amount of coordination required by slowly phasing in and out like that.
_________________________
~The piano is an orchestra with 88... things, you know! ~V. Horowitz

Top
#1646089 - 03/22/11 07:57 PM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: schwammerl]
ChatNoir Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/19/05
Posts: 1500
Loc: Encino, California
Hmmmm......seems that there is less here than meets the ear....
_________________________
Some men are music lovers. Others make love without it.

Top
#1646394 - 03/23/11 09:25 AM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: schwammerl]
apple* Offline


Registered: 01/01/03
Posts: 19862
Loc: Kansas
i can't believe he has to look at his hands. I love that piece. I don't know why he needs 2 pianos but it is a nice trick
_________________________
accompanist/organist.. a non-MTNA teacher to a few

love and peace, ├Ľun (apple in Estonian)

Top
#1646407 - 03/23/11 09:39 AM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: apple*]
Roy Rodgers Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/01/09
Posts: 355
Loc: Ranger, Texas
I make too many mistakes playing one piano, really would be a mess to try and play two.
_________________________
Tuning and repairing pianos since 1981 in Ranger, Tx. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Roys-Piano-Service/173273022711505

Top
#1647132 - 03/24/11 10:59 AM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: Roy Rodgers]
Pianolance Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/28/09
Posts: 1192
Loc: Nashville, TN
Originally Posted By: Roy Rodgers
I make too many mistakes playing one piano, really would be a mess to try and play two.


If you make the same number of mistakes but divide them over two pianos, doesn't that effectivly cut your number of mistakes per piano in half? Sounds like a good thing to me. Rock keyboardists have been doing this for years. I used to have a rig that included a Hammand B3 to my right, and a Yamaha CP70B in front of me with a Korg Trinity XS on top of that, along with a set of bass pedals. I'm too old to schlep around a rig like that anymore.
_________________________
Knabe 5'2" Louis XV Walnut circa 1927
Very part time piano broker.

Top
#1647134 - 03/24/11 11:06 AM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: schwammerl]
pianoloverus Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/29/01
Posts: 20464
Loc: New York City
I hope he is working both right pedals at once...otherwise no credit...not that I think he deserves much anyway.

Top
#1647141 - 03/24/11 11:19 AM Re: Do you also need two grands to perform?? [Re: pianoloverus]
PianoMath Offline
Full Member

Registered: 08/14/10
Posts: 94
pffff... amateur.

Check this cool

Top

Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World, Rickster 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
(ad) Teaching Children Music
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
PianoDisc
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
HAMBURG UPS AND DOWNS
by Karl Watson
09/02/15 10:14 AM
September Piano Bar
by Inlanding
09/02/15 09:23 AM
Casio Celviano Grand Hybrid Announced
by Mike_Martin
09/02/15 09:21 AM
Piano purchasing approach, used or new?
by Hendrik42
09/02/15 08:28 AM
Almost philosophical.. or practical. Roland vs Kawai
by pe2Dave
09/02/15 07:24 AM
What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
80,590 Registered Members
44 Forums
166,621 Topics
2,441,285 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission