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#2076526 - 05/03/13 09:35 AM Playing Piano on a digital keyboard?
Hishyzx Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
Posts: 6
Hello,
I own a digital keyboard with 5 octaves and i mainly play piano with it,i am planning to buy a digital piano in a few months but for now i am stuck with the digital keyboard.
I am mainly drawn to melodic and classical pieces so i try to play them but i cant play the entire song because i don't have the full keyboard.
What are your suggestions for me to play on my digital keyboard until ill get a digital piano,i am sick of finding a song i like and eventually finding out i cant play it.
What are my options to play that are fairly simple and only require 5 octaves that are on a digital keyboard.
I know this may sound silly to some but for the past few months i was playing only chunks of songs and never actually found something whole that i can play,and it is driving me crazy.

Thank you!

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#2076534 - 05/03/13 09:44 AM Re: Playing Piano on a digital keyboard? [Re: Hishyzx]
Mwm Offline
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Registered: 02/20/13
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Five octaves will allow you play most classical music written. Practically all music written from before and including Bach and his sons, through most Beethoven. Thousands of works. Have fun!

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#2076596 - 05/03/13 11:17 AM Re: Playing Piano on a digital keyboard? [Re: Hishyzx]
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Maybe you should buy an 88 weighted key keyboard until you can upgrade to an acoustic. I bought a digital piano to learn on originally. After 2 years I subsequently lusted for an AP and then found the DP hard to sell for what it was worth (50% of purchase). I eventually traded it even for a better (though not top o' the line) keyboard. Now I have the best of both when I travel or play late at night... and more room. A KORG SP250 and a Yamaha U1. Of course this is OMHO. Good luck
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