Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
138 registered (ando, alx55, Almaviva, ajames, accordeur, Alexander Borro, 26 invisible), 2445 Guests and 34 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#1100023 - 11/02/04 03:16 PM I've rented a music studio to record myself
ragtimebg Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/07/04
Posts: 180
Loc: California
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".

Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1100024 - 11/02/04 07:04 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself
signa Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
it sounds like a great present for your mother. just relax, no need to worry. think about having a good time at the piano!

Top
#1100025 - 11/02/04 08:54 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself
ragtimebg Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/07/04
Posts: 180
Loc: California
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".

Top
#1100026 - 11/02/04 09:31 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself
sleepingcats Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/30/04
Posts: 982
Loc: Oregon
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! \:\)
_________________________
"Cats make purrfect friends"

Top
#1100027 - 11/04/04 08:34 AM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself
jdsher Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 02/20/04
Posts: 643
Loc: Plano, Texas
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
_________________________
"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." Albert Einstein

Top
#1100028 - 11/04/04 04:22 PM Re: I've rented a music studio to record myself
ragtimebg Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/07/04
Posts: 180
Loc: California
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".

Top

Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.
Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
A. Geyer Pianos
A. Geyer Pianos
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
New Topics - Multiple Forums
New Piano Kawai 506N vs Pramberger LV43
by carpeMusica
03/23/17 01:05 PM
piano is tiresome
by iamanders
03/23/17 12:53 PM
Pianos in cartoons?
by dogperson
03/23/17 12:00 PM
Competitions/recital
s on lesson day

by chasingrainbows
03/23/17 11:16 AM
Saddest Piece Ever?
by SiFi
03/23/17 01:46 AM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Forum Stats
87,091 Registered Members
44 Forums
178,512 Topics
2,609,144 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission