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It is not an Asian piano. It is an Asian design made in the Everett plant in Michigan....
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Yesterday at 01:22 AM
If we knew more about your location, we might be able to give better advice. If you are in the United States, and your U1 is about 15 years old and in good condition, I thnk you should be able to get $3,000 for it without too much difficulty. Piano stores in my state (Utah) sell...
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05/20/17 10:58 PM
The issue with the videos is with the ones that include the extra information about who's list it came from. If the link is just a basic YouTube link like this one (the code looks like this: https://youtu.be/IL_IeQb65XU ) it should work fine (and yes that's me, at NAMM in 20...
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Adult Beginners Forum
05/20/17 10:44 PM
Originally Posted by dancingfishAnother option is to use tyvek instead of paper for the label, and it shouldn't need the tape. I like the idea of using twist ties, or perhaps small zip ties, as I think you'd be able to fold the book back on itself still, if needed. I thought I'd...
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Composer's Lounge
05/20/17 10:00 PM
Some new pieces from me: hope you enjoy them and feel free to comment. https://soundcloud.com/simon-hester-sistermusic/sets/time-pieces...
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Piano Teachers Forum
05/20/17 08:09 PM
Originally Posted by SaranoyaHi Gary First of all, my sincere thanks for your detailed and thoughtful response. Your posts are often like that, but I get the impression that you sometimes think people here don't appreciate it. Most don't, to be honest. Quote If it is indeed unl...
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Piano Forum
05/20/17 07:06 PM
Although this piano is only 10 years old, the few comments about the dusty soundboard, scatches and the last tuning being 3 years ago, do not suggest that this piano has been well looked after or maintained. Only a professional technician can give you a thorough assessment of th...
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Adult Beginners Forum
05/20/17 06:45 PM
Originally Posted by DutchTeaThanks, Morodiene. I know tension is one of my big problems. I am the one with the pinky that stands at attention. I think today I will really focus of relaxed s-l-o-w playing and see what happens. Instead of trying to not let the finger stand up, p...
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
05/20/17 06:41 PM
If you are at retirement age, the strings should last the rest of your life. If the regulation has been done at least once since the restoration, you can probably get by with once every 5 years. Hammer voicing should be touched up from time to time, especially after regulation. ...
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Piano Forum
05/20/17 06:38 PM
That's just ruined my supper ... Fareham...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
05/20/17 06:30 PM
Just keep in mind that you'll probably still have the issue with others hearing the thudding when you are practicing with headphones. That's just the nature of a piano-like action, although some are better than others. Here is a recent thread where someone purchased sound-reduc...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
05/20/17 06:19 PM
Thanks again everyone here who helped me. My mom thanks you too! I figured it out thanks to your help. It works great!...
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EVENTS! Piano Concerts, Recitals, Competitions, and Workshops
05/20/17 05:27 PM
We saw Van Cliburn gold medalist Alexander Kobrin last evening at Downtown Pianoworks. He played four Beethoven Sonatas on a new CFX Yamaha concert grand they had in the room. Mr. Kobrin explained that he was embarking on an 18-month project to play and record all 32 Beethoven So...
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Adult Beginners Forum
05/20/17 04:54 PM
Originally Posted by bSharp(C)yclistOriginally Posted by MuoveOriginally Posted by bSharp(C)yclistOriginally Posted by MuoveIt was an exam on my music school. Probably equivalent to an abrsm grade 3 exam? I had to play two short pieces. It couldn't have lasted more than five minu...
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Pianist Corner
05/20/17 04:49 PM
I didn't get that impression either. If the OP is doing it just for fun and experience, he can say so. Regards,...
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Adult Beginners Forum
05/20/17 04:22 PM
Hi DutchTea, I really like the Piano-ologist site. Lots of interesting ideas, though some I pass on. He covers lots of topics that I'm interested in....
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Piano Tuner-Technicians Forum
05/20/17 03:13 PM
Can't help but imagine if their choice would have remained the same if the name brand of the piano had been concealed??...
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05/20/17 02:34 PM
Originally Posted by Jim BrickmanThanks so much for running this site and keeping it active for 20 years! What an amazing accomplishment and contribution for the piano community! Wow! Thank for posting here Jim. I have provided pianos for you several times and you always report...
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Adult Beginners Forum
05/20/17 02:25 PM
Originally Posted by SaranoyaOriginally Posted by EliseVWhizbang - you sound very familiar with these. For our own use only, which of these might you recommend (and why?)? Can I even buy them over-the-counter, as it were, without belonging to any of these organizations or being a...
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Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
05/20/17 12:52 PM
I'm curious to know whether the ES110 behaves the same way. The "trick" is of limited value, though, as the speakers can't really handle the bass at the higher volume, IIRC....
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Piano Forum
05/20/17 12:35 PM
Originally Posted by pianoloverusOriginally Posted by TararexOP's preferences seem to point towards a piano capable of holding up to powerful pieces while keeping overtones to a minimum. This is exactly the type of piano I would prefer. I've only played around with two Estonia...
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Adult Beginners Forum
05/20/17 11:52 AM
Originally Posted by Rosewood17Originally Posted by sara elizabethI'm so sorry to hear of all your recent troubles. Life can be so hard sometimes. I am also a cat lady and my kitties seem to enjoy piano as well. I have just obtained a larger bench, so now he sits next to me inst...
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Pianist Corner - Non Classical
05/20/17 11:49 AM
PianoPig ,you can be absolutely calm - everything is very professional! From myself I will add that the internal mechanism of the phrase, and not only relation to harmony, can be interesting for students; for example, in The COOLEST Jazz Lick highlight the inner polyphony creat...
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Composer's Lounge
05/20/17 10:50 AM
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Members Recordings - Pianist Corner
05/20/17 08:22 AM
Originally Posted by hreichgottIt would probably be good manners if people would share in the opening post how much editing they have done to recordings posted here. We know that many recordings are edited nowadays, but depending on the amount of editing, we might have a differen...
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