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#690501 - 11/15/02 10:57 PM composing on a digital piano
DoYM Offline
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Registered: 11/14/02
Posts: 2
Loc: PA
We're interested in getting a piano that we can use to play original compositions, save them on a disc, and then slide the disc into a computer to print out sheet music with the aid of a program like Encore. Has anyone out there ever done this without directly connecting to a computer? What digital piano makes this as easy as possible?

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#690502 - 11/16/02 11:46 PM Re: composing on a digital piano
JimM Offline
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Registered: 11/04/02
Posts: 200
Loc: Northern California
Any digital piano with a floppy disk-based sequencer should be able to do this. You can record the midi representation of what you are playing to the floppy and then use a computer program like Encore to print the score. You will have to do a fair amount of tweaking in the score program to make it look good unless your rhythm is perfect!
Mason and Hamlin BB, Clavinova CVP900

#690503 - 01/03/03 06:16 PM Re: composing on a digital piano
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Registered: 09/30/02
Posts: 39
Loc: Colorado
Any digital with 16 track sequencing on it. A floppy drive would be nice, but usually pianos running around $1000 won't have one. If you don't want to get the higher models with floppy drives, you can MIDI out your commands to a PC program and record it like that, also.
I use a Roland KR-277 Digital Piano and I just love it!


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