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Originally Posted by keystring....When athletes practise in the field, are they simply going through what they can do already, or are they also aiming to improve and learn? Might the word "practice" imply these extra things? Not that I'm any big athlete but yes, it im...
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Piano Teachers Forum
9 minutes ago
Originally Posted by chasingrainbowsOriginally Posted by Piano*DadJudges comments can be useful or useless, depending on the quality of the judges and how much time they have to ponder and write. I have seen both. Piano*Dad, that speaks volumes of my first experience with enteri...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
15 minutes ago
Originally Posted by Belger1900The N2 for me is this "in between" thing. If I am spending the money on an overpriced digital, why not spend a bit more for the better N3? I have an N2, it's not an "in between purchase." I'm not trying to dis the N3, but I've ...
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Pianist Corner
15 minutes ago
I don't think one can judge her hand size or her reach very accurately from the picture. While it seems clear that her hands are not very large, she can reach an octave with 1-4 in her LH so can probably reach more than that with 1-5. She has to be able to comfortably reach more...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Yesterday at 11:54 PM
I been using LSR305's for a 1/2 year and never noticed hiss except when I was running from a computer soundcard to the speakers. As soon as I added an audio interface they have been silent....
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 11:53 PM
One of the finest pianos I ever had the pleasure to try. Several times when was in Germany. Norbert...
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 11:35 PM
The basic point is that every piano I know can and will significantly improve if getting not just "good" but superior service. We just sold a certain grand to a local teacher who chose one particular piano from our floor after trying several others. It's not always goi...
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Yesterday at 11:28 PM
Don't want to offend somebody at all, so please don't interpret it this way But how much is it different from, say, cleaning services? I don't think a lot of house owners want to be present around during those, to observe them for several hours. Many, I believe, use this time to...
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Adult Beginners Forum
Yesterday at 11:12 PM
To add to the list, quote the last entry of the list and remove the quote. Post the new list with your entries and with this red text included. Allen, Steve Gravy Waltz - Greener Alexander, Dennis Valse triste - Lotus In Blue Astor, Miguel Adriana #1 Valses Venezolanos - Swis...
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 11:08 PM
I was in a similar situation a year ago and if my two cents can be helpful I will just throw them out. :-) The first choice really depends on to what extend the piano was "restored" and how well the restoration was done. The term "restore" can mean a lot of ...
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Adult Beginners Forum
Yesterday at 11:04 PM
Putting the time in and achieving results through effort is a great way to look at it -- and enjoying it, too, as it sounds like you are. Also true about getting over the psychological hurdle. On that note, thankfully, there is are so many "teaching pieces" out there, m...
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 10:58 PM
Sure I'm just getting tired of that constant bragging and loud claims of new horizons which are about to be reached we hear daily - when in fact almost nothing is done except for somebody busily doing nothing. So, my point here was: until you'll see those pianos in your local st...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Yesterday at 10:39 PM
Originally Posted by newer player One challenge here is the terrible YouTube compression kills audio making everything sound lousy. Balderdash. Greg....
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Adult Beginners Forum
Yesterday at 10:39 PM
Get a second opinion from a doctor who specializes in musicians' injuries, preferably keyboard oriented. Listen to that MD re. the pros and cons of removing the tooth....
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Yesterday at 10:38 PM
Originally Posted by toddyI don't have Truekeys. But it is curious that you find the Yamaha more tolerant of the dissonance because they are often characterised as 'bright' which would imply more overtone content in relation to the fundamental note.......relatively more partials ...
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 10:25 PM
Originally Posted by Piano90X Anyway, I've seen these pianos in different listings and on their websites for at least 2 years. It's possible they have been there for longer. And I just don't know what to make of it. Does that mean something is wrong with them? Is this a red f...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Yesterday at 10:24 PM
Morodiene is here, but not in the digital forum. Mostly in adult beginners....
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Yesterday at 10:22 PM
And conversely, not all the tools you can buy from piano supply houses are useful, as we have discussed on here! There are certain tools, though, BLTOH, which have got to be the specific tool, and cannot be adapted from anything in a hardware store. The piano tuning lever is ...
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 10:17 PM
Hello, I would like to thank everyone that offered their insights on this piano. I did buy this piano and I will post the details in the My New Piano/Keyboard forum along with a photo perhaps. Thanks again. Joe...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Yesterday at 09:53 PM
I believe most digital actions I've tried have noticeably squishier key-down stops than acoustics, mainly due to the greater requirement for noise damping. I've thought this of the GF1 and RM3 Grand actions too. I've never tried a Casio GP so it'd be interesting to see if it's ev...
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Adult Beginners Forum
Yesterday at 09:26 PM
The textbook for a class I'm taking is a heavy tome called "The History of Western Music." In class we refer to it as the Burkholder book, but, lo and behold, the authors are Burkholder, Grout, and Palisca. Now those author names hold some extra meaning and clout in m...
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Composer's Lounge
Yesterday at 09:19 PM
Steve, More interesting feedback than you probably intended. Thank you for listening and taking the time to comment....
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Yesterday at 08:42 PM
How come the store did not notice these problems before selling, and why didn't the tuner for the first in-house tuning address the issues. Something is very wrong here. Is there more to this tale?...
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
Yesterday at 08:36 PM
That's interesting, rXd. I totally see what you mean, but (which I didn't make clear) I was thinking from the perspective of the listener to the CD recording. I can't abide poor unisons on a classical solo piano CD! But of course, maybe that's just because I'm listening with a...
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Piano Forum
Yesterday at 08:28 PM
Steinways will not sell a soundboard and wrest plank to a rebuilder, but they will fit a soundboard and pin block for that rebuilder and allow the rebuilder to finish the piano themselves. At least that's the case in Europe. The Steinway could be a good buy, it's certainly goin...
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