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#2110836 - 06/30/13 08:23 PM Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175
Allan W. Offline
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Registered: 10/03/12
Posts: 378
Loc: Michigan
Here's a recording I just made of my new Young Chang Y175. The microphone placement isn't that great so the bass notes got a little bit muffled. I experimented with lid half-open and lid fully open and I think I prefer half-open for recording with my cheap microphone. (Blue Yeti USB)

Oh and keep in mind that this was sitting in a box just a week ago. It has been tuned and regulated before delivery, but I'm waiting a few more weeks for it to settle before getting it tuned at my place. So sorry that it is slightly out of tune. It's also a bit bright sounding.

So unfortunately, the visuals are better than the audio -- but oh well. Comments welcome!


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#2110856 - 06/30/13 08:56 PM Re: Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175 [Re: Allan W.]
Minnesota Marty Offline

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Registered: 05/15/12
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Loc: Rochester MN
Very Nice!

The piano has lots of color and you know how to use it. I like your, phrasing, voicing and balance with the counterpoint.

Your new, though rented piano, should serve you very well.

Marty in Minnesota

It's much easier to bash a Steinway than it is to play one.

#2110877 - 06/30/13 10:18 PM Re: Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175 [Re: Allan W.]
Allan W. Offline
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Most of my initial repertory is from this arranger of video game music from Japan. In fact, his music was what inspired me to start learning piano again less than a year ago... after lessons as a kid from over 10 years ago.

I love the jazzy parts he throws in along with familiar melodies. I noticed that most versions of this on Youtube sound a little bit robotic. I prefer a more romantic interpretation of his arrangements. However, I still need to work on my technical accuracy smile

The sad part is that he's stopped making arrangements in the last few years.

Now I want to play stuff like La Campanella and Rach 2... but of course, I can't make those pieces as beautiful sounding as the other recordings out there.

Edited by Allan W. (06/30/13 10:26 PM)

#2110885 - 06/30/13 10:41 PM Re: Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175 [Re: Allan W.]
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Registered: 03/25/06
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Loc: Georgia, USA
Sounds fantastic, Allan!

You play very well!

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#2110892 - 06/30/13 11:11 PM Re: Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175 [Re: Allan W.]
shaolin95 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 477
It sounds awesome and your playing as well. Awesome job!

Edited by shaolin95 (06/30/13 11:11 PM)
*Young Chang Y185 6'-1"

*Baldwin Hamilton Studio '67 (gone)

*Young Chang Y150 (Del F design) (gone)

#2111194 - 07/01/13 01:04 PM Re: Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175 [Re: Allan W.]
kamroon Offline
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Registered: 06/28/13
Posts: 5
Loc: New York
It looks so great and fantastic apparently. The efforts are really good and professional. Anyhow thanks for nice stuff.
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#2111231 - 07/01/13 02:20 PM Re: Recording of my 2012 Young Chang Y175 [Re: Allan W.]
Hakki Offline
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It is You and your playing that make the piano sound good.

Wonderful playing! Thanks for posting.



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