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

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(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
90 registered (augustm, anamnesis, AndyP, Aceituna, 24 invisible), 1076 Guests and 12 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
*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
Topic Options
#2222043 - 01/28/14 07:33 PM Just for fun...a different musical instrument
Stubbie Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/16/10
Posts: 640
Loc: Midwest USA






For those of you too young to remember, his instrument is a manual typewriter. grin
_________________________
Wherever you go, there you are.


Top
(ad) Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2222161 - 01/28/14 09:30 PM Re: Just for fun...a different musical instrument [Re: Stubbie]
Dwscamel Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/22/13
Posts: 610
What exquisite sound Maestro Anaya manages to coax out of that instrument! It sounds like a 1940s Royal Signet -- does anyone know anything about the typewriters they produced during this period? Unfortunately, I've only ever heard Typeway & Sons in concert.
_________________________
Currently: Czerny's 5th exercise from the School of Velocity, Bach's fourth two-part invention, Beethoven's sonata op.49 no.1, and assorted popular songs/tunes.

Top
#2222825 - 01/29/14 09:42 PM Re: Just for fun...a different musical instrument [Re: Stubbie]
MaryBee Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/21/09
Posts: 1258
Loc: Cleveland, OH
I pretty sure that was a wrong note that he played at 3:21.
_________________________
Mary Bee
Current mantra: Play outside the box.
XVI-XXXVI

Top
#2222871 - 01/29/14 11:21 PM Re: Just for fun...a different musical instrument [Re: MaryBee]
Stubbie Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/16/10
Posts: 640
Loc: Midwest USA
Originally Posted By: MaryBee
I pretty sure that was a wrong note that he played at 3:21.


I heard something off there, too, but I thought maybe he was using a touch of rubato to liven things up. grin
_________________________
Wherever you go, there you are.


Top
#2222903 - 01/30/14 12:59 AM Re: Just for fun...a different musical instrument [Re: Stubbie]
evamar Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/02/12
Posts: 576
Loc: Spanish living in UK
Brilliant.

The director sounds just like an annoyed office manager, he really reminds me of mine. grin

"Vamos Fernandez, que llega usted tarde!" "Un La, por favor" "No la enchufa?" (I cannot hear Anaya's answer), "Que, podemos empezar o no?"


(Come on Fernandez, you are late!. A "La", please. Don't you plug it in? So what, can we start or not?)



The concert was one of many given by VOCES PARA LA PAZ, MUSICOS SOLIDARIOS (Voices for Peace, Caring Musicians), created in 1998 to raise money to fund practical projects for needed people around the world. "The Strength of Music for a Fairer World". They play very popular themes and make sure that they are approachable to the public and create interest for the young in particular. Normally one concert per year, they are all busy professional musicians.

That particular concert in 2011 was to get money in order to build 8 water wells for small villages in Niger, to directly benefit over 5,000 people.

Last concert, 2013, helped to raise money both for a school in Uganda and for many needed families in Spain due to the crisis, distributing food, food for schools... I am sure that they never thought they would end up helping people in Spain with something as basic as food. But with around 25% of people unemployed in Spain and many without job security, you can imagine how hard things are "for most". Over 2,2 Million Spanish children live in "relative poverty" today according to Unicef.


If a typewriter was the main instrument, this time it is mere sand paper! (Sandpaper Ballet, also by Anderson)





Or the Spanish castanuelas





I'm sure you know this one, we call them "Los Picapiedra"





And what would Offenbach think of this?





But of course they also play "more serious stuff"


http://www.vocesparalapaz.com/



_________________________
Serious since Dec 2013. March 2014, Kawai CA95!

Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted



Top

Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
circle of 5ths coaster
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Hal Leonard Teacher VIP
Hal Leonard Teacher VIP Your Source for Piano Music
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Knabe Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
What happened to Polyphonist?
by JoelW
03/31/15 10:45 PM
Sohmer Upright piano model 34A
by dbf
03/31/15 09:25 PM
A long over due update...
by Les Koltvedt
03/31/15 09:04 PM
Piano Movers Tightened a Leg Bolt too Tightly
by pianoman9
03/31/15 08:17 PM
descending thirds with right hand
by pianu_reeves
03/31/15 06:40 PM
What's Hot!!
Trade Regrets: Gary Trafton - Piano Rep
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
78,727 Registered Members
43 Forums
162,896 Topics
2,390,972 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Sheet Music Plus (125)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale

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