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!

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
Latest Pianoteq add-on instrument: U4 upright piano
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
PianoSupplies.com (150)
Piano Accessories Music Related Gifts Piano Tuning Equipment Piano Moving Equipment
We now offer Gift Certificates in our online store!
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Piano
Quick Links to Useful Stuff
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 Accessories
* 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
Topic Options
#2026251 - 02/03/13 10:40 AM Digital keyboards - stretched tuning
Mike A Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/08/06
Posts: 520
Loc: So.Cal.USA
In this clip ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=dp-gpk-dUxE#t=27s

... Donald Fagen comments that the problem with digital pianos and synthesizers, as compared to acoustic pianos and tuneable electric pianos like the Rhodes, is that the "top end is flat and the bottom end is sharp." "It's just the mathematics," i.e., because of the absence of stretched tuning.

Thoughts?

Top
(ads) Sweetwater / PR /Roland
Yamaha Keyboards for Performance and Composition

Pearl River World's Best Selling Piano

Click Here


#2026274 - 02/03/13 11:27 AM Re: Digital keyboards - stretched tuning [Re: Mike A]
bennevis Online   content
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 10/14/10
Posts: 4852
He's a bit, actually he's a lot behind the times. Most DPs now have stretch tuning as default - as my V-Piano does. It offers three different degrees of stretch tuning: gentle, standard and deep. To get flat tuning, I'd have to change the tuning manually.

There was a thread a few weeks ago about this.

Top
#2026689 - 02/04/13 04:12 AM Re: Digital keyboards - stretched tuning [Re: Mike A]
slipperykeys Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/03/12
Posts: 365
Loc: Dorset, England
I recently refered to "acoustic dinosours" on another thread. Now we have an "anologue dinosaur".

It seems some sort of pre-historic revival is under way.

Does any musician actually LIVE in the 21st century yet?

(PS I include myself in that, I have owned midi-capable Rolands since 1990 and do not have the first idea how to use it or do anything with it. One day, I must read that book I got about midi, but then, I just like playing the piano, pure and simple....)

Top

Moderator:  Piano World 
What's Hot!!
Our latest Issue is available now...
Piano News - Interesting & Fun Piano Related Newsletter! (free)
-------------------
HOW TO POST PICTURES on the Piano Forums
-------------------
Sharing is Caring!
About the Buttons
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
(ad) HAILUN Pianos
Hailun Pianos - Click for More
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
126 registered (ajames, accordeur, AmateurBob, albumblatter, Abby Pianoman, 36 invisible), 1819 Guests and 19 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
75595 Members
42 Forums
156302 Topics
2295534 Posts

Max Online: 15252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Happy Birthday torquenale !!!!
by CarlosCC
Today at 08:26 AM
compositional methods
by Michael Sayers
Today at 08:03 AM
Happy Birthday earlofmar !!!!
by CarlosCC
Today at 04:49 AM
Tight Key ??
by moy71
Today at 01:15 AM
Learning progress
by sunnyday
Today at 01:10 AM
(ads by Google)

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
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 - 2014 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission