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#1100023 - 11/02/04 04:16 PM I've rented a music studio to record myself  
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Well, I think it's time to start getting nervous. ---- I have rented a music studio, with a Yamaha grand and an engineer for next Tuesday evening for an hour or two, for a mere hundred dollars an hour. Yes, I think I am actually insane. My mother, who just turned eighty and who must be getting infirm, has requested a cd of me playing the piano as a Christmas present. Rather than acquiring the electronic gadgets and skills necessary to record the piano at home, my piano technician suggested this studio, which is only 5 minutes from my house. Anyone ever done this ? It's crazy expensive, and I suppose best case I will end up with a nickel cd that cost me hundreds of dollars...But I'm a little excited at the same time. This may be my chance to make the worst piano cd of all time!!! Any suggestions? Other than practice a lot in the next week?


I have a new mistress. She's black and curvy and pretty and sounds great and has great legs. I call her "Petrof".
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#1100024 - 11/02/04 08:04 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself  
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it sounds like a great present for your mother. just relax, no need to worry. think about having a good time at the piano!

#1100025 - 11/02/04 09:54 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself  
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What I'm going to do , of course, is think about making mistakes. Mistakes I've never made before or since...


I have a new mistress. She's black and curvy and pretty and sounds great and has great legs. I call her "Petrof".
#1100026 - 11/02/04 10:31 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself  
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What a great idea! Sounds like fun, actually, but then I get nervous easily and make a lot of mistakes too. I think my hour would easily turn into 3 hours!

I'm sure you'll be fine - just relax and think about how your Mom will absolutely love the gift! smile


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#1100027 - 11/04/04 09:34 AM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself  
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Ragtime, you might want to post this in the Pianist Corner. There is also a section on recording in the PW CD Project. I'll bet you get alot of support over there from pianists who've done what you've signed up for.
Jon


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#1100028 - 11/04/04 05:22 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself  
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Thanks Jon, I thought of posting this in the Pianist room, but it seems like those people are actually good at the piano. I am merely enthusiastic. I read the links I could find about recording your own stuff, and that sounded like real fun, once I figured out what to do. But I know me pretty well, and those first steps are doozies, and there's no need to expose my kids to that kind of language as I mess it up...


I have a new mistress. She's black and curvy and pretty and sounds great and has great legs. I call her "Petrof".

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