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#685984 - 02/17/03 08:39 PM Yamaha CLP120
Weezie Offline
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Registered: 02/17/03
Posts: 1
Loc: Parksville, BC
I am in the market for a digital piano I'm going to go look at a used Yamaha CLP120. I am also very inexperienced and unknowledgeable. My daughter has been taking piano lessons for 3 years and we've been borrowing a piano, the owners have just sold it (it was a Steinway). Are there any suggestions on some important things I look for and try?

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#685985 - 02/17/03 10:30 PM Re: Yamaha CLP120
Roxane Offline
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Registered: 05/16/02
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If your daughter has been playing for 3 years on a Steinway, she is going to be sorely disappointed with a digital piano. The action of a digital piano is nothing like that of an acoustic piano, however close the emulation is attempted. I own a Yamaha Grantouch, which is considered the closest to an acoustic piano, yet I find my ability to play properly fairly limited. Piano playing is not simply about pressing the correct keys; and I can guarantee that your daughter's technique will suffer if she switches to a digital piano for practice.

Please do her a huge favour and consider a used upright acoustic piano instead. If you ask about this in the Piano Forum, I am sure you will get lots of helpful responses on how to go about accquiring a good used acoustic.

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