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#2151222 - 09/16/13 11:10 AM Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover....
champy Offline
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My piano version of a hit from Stevie Wonder...
laugh


Edited by champy (09/16/13 11:11 AM)

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#2153031 - 09/18/13 02:25 PM Re: Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover.... [Re: champy]
dire tonic Offline
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Impressive. The piano sounds almost like a clavinet. How did you manage that?

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#2153236 - 09/18/13 06:37 PM Re: Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover.... [Re: dire tonic]
champy Offline
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Originally Posted By: dire tonic
Impressive. The piano sounds almost like a clavinet. How did you manage that?

How I did it?...
Hmm.. How should I answer?....

OK here is the answer:
I practiced...

(no offense or teasing or anything, but that's what I did)

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#2159053 - 09/28/13 12:26 PM Re: Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover.... [Re: champy]
dire tonic Offline
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No offence taken. Of course, I can see that you practised. But what struck me most (apart from the excellent playing) was the rapidity of the damping on the notes - that was a characteristic almost unique to the clavinet amongst keyboard instruments.

Anyway, you've sort-of answered my question; that sound with rapid damping is something you're able to get out of your piano. I half-wondered if there was some audio processing going on.

I enjoyed your other covers too.


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#2161069 - 10/03/13 05:23 AM Re: Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover.... [Re: dire tonic]
champy Offline
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Originally Posted By: dire tonic
No offence taken. Of course, I can see that you practised. But what struck me most (apart from the excellent playing) was the rapidity of the damping on the notes - that was a characteristic almost unique to the clavinet amongst keyboard instruments.

Anyway, you've sort-of answered my question; that sound with rapid damping is something you're able to get out of your piano. I half-wondered if there was some audio processing going on.

I enjoyed your other covers too.




Thanks a lot for the complement, dire tonic...
No, I didn't do much to the audio signal. The only thing I put is reverb and raising the volumne a little bit. As you can see in the video, the audio was recorded with Zoom H4n, which is not a real professional recorder for music, IMHO... Maybe the effect of clavinet is from less pedal (I only used pedal in for some long chords only, other than that, no.) and a fast release from the finger... ,if that could be an answer for you.

By the way, I acidentally deleted the video. Now, I uploaded again (it took me a long time because of the size of HD) IF you want to hear it again, here is the link...

Superstition - Piano Cover

I'm glad you enjoy other videos too. If you would like follow and see what is more to come, please subscribe to my channel. I will definitely do more covers, especially that ones that are not yet out there in youtube.

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#2248717 - 03/19/14 04:40 AM Re: Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover.... [Re: champy]
dire tonic Offline
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Registered: 07/17/11
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Loc: uk south
- champy, why did you take off your video?

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#2267640 - 04/27/14 07:38 AM Re: Superstition - Stevie Wonder piano cover.... [Re: dire tonic]
champy Offline
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Registered: 12/14/09
Posts: 140
Did I? I had problem with uploading this VDO in youtube... So I had to take it out and put it back again... Maybe that is what was causing the problem...
Anyway, if you want to hear it agian, here is the NEW link...

Thanks for listening, by the way...
youtube

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