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#2043229 - 03/05/13 08:33 AM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: Allard]  
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For sure! The quality of my imagination is far superior to what I play in reality.

It's funny, I do find that my recordings sound better than what I hear at the keyboard. I have started to turn down the sound while I play. But MOYD has been great for me and I am enjoying the journey.


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#2043331 - 03/05/13 12:47 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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It is wonderful to hear how well everyone is doing!

Three cheers for all of us!


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#2043452 - 03/05/13 05:17 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Please add me to the list. I have wanted to keep at it for years now. Hopefully I can finally buckle down and stay at it with the rest of you this year.

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Originally Posted by DennisInMN
Please add me to the list. I have wanted to keep at it for years now. Hopefully I can finally buckle down and stay at it with the rest of you this year.

Dennis


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#2043482 - 03/05/13 06:07 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Hey CAS, put me on the naughty list for the last three days in FEB. I pulled a muscle in my upper back the 25th and couldn't play with either hand until yesterday. mad


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#2043484 - 03/05/13 06:12 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: Ragdoll]  
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Originally Posted by Ragdoll
Hey CAS, put me on the naughty list for the last three days in FEB. I pulled a muscle in my upper back the 25th and couldn't play with either hand until yesterday. mad


Ouch! ...and didn't you just chop off the top of your finger recently too? (Slight exaggeration, I know).

Be careful m'dear!


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#2043550 - 03/05/13 08:48 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Ouch! ...and didn't you just chop off the top of your finger recently too?


Thumb acually. Yah I have no Honey to do those honeydo jobs like mowing, weeding, shoveling snow, etc so I'm a bit of a disaster magnet at times.grin


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#2046046 - 03/10/13 04:39 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Today was a close-call. No energy, too tired to even want to play...I said.."ok, I'll just do a run through of one piece"....but I stayed with it for 20 minutes.
That's really 15 more than I thought I'd do smile


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#2046048 - 03/10/13 04:44 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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It's going to be tough tomorrow. We're driving to the Einaudi concert straight after work, so there won't be any time to play! I doubt the audience would appreciate me replacing Ludovico just to get my MOYD in, hehe. Will try to get up early so I can get some time on the keys before work. I have to be careful not to spend TOO much time playing, or the boss might get angry laugh


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#2047750 - 03/13/13 04:16 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Please add me to the list.

I am completely new to the piano, and to music in general. I don't play any musical instruments.

A couple of weeks ago, I got a new digital piano (Casio AP220), which is theoretically for my 40th birthday next month. I am currently working on "Frère Jacques", "London Bridge", "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star", and "Mary had a Little Lamb". Also on note identification, using a couple of apps I found at the android store.

I am the only person in this list this I consider to be actually worthy of the term "beginner"!

#2047773 - 03/13/13 05:17 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: Marc Harris]  
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Originally Posted by Marc Harris
Please add me to the list.

I am completely new to the piano, and to music in general. I don't play any musical instruments.

A couple of weeks ago, I got a new digital piano (Casio AP220), which is theoretically for my 40th birthday next month. I am currently working on "Frère Jacques", "London Bridge", "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star", and "Mary had a Little Lamb". Also on note identification, using a couple of apps I found at the android store.

I am the only person in this list this I consider to be actually worthy of the term "beginner"!


Welcome Marc!
I haven't reviewed the whole list for people's experience, but trust me --- we all started with pretty simple stuff!
Good luck with MOYD and have fun with your new piano! (and Happy Be-earlied Birthday !)


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#2048957 - 03/16/13 01:30 AM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Please add me to the list, I'd love to join.

I sometimes fall off the wagon when it comes to violin and ukulele practice, but I'm pretty excited about learning how to play the keyboard. This extra bit of motivation should help.

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Welcome BookCover - and good luck with your third instrument! wow!



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Thank you for the kind welcome and well wishes. smile

#2052445 - 03/22/13 12:41 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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May I please be excused for 3/19, 20 and 21?

I had surgery the 18th and practiced before leaving for the hospital but was not worth beans for the next 3 days. Not sure today will be much better but I'll get a little bit of BOTB (butt on the bench) time.

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#2052449 - 03/22/13 12:46 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: MH1963]  
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Originally Posted by Oongawa
May I please be excused for 3/19, 20 and 21?

I had surgery the 18th and practiced before leaving for the hospital but was not worth beans for the next 3 days. Not sure today will be much better but I'll get a little bit of BOTB (butt on the bench) time.

thanks!


Hope your recovery is quick!

BOTB time...love it!


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#2054562 - 03/26/13 01:47 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Afraid I have to ask for a day's grace for 3/27 -- must leave home for business around 6am and then meet a family obligation afterwards that will keep me out late.

I'm still hoping I can at least play a tune or two on the digital w/headphones when I get home, but it may not work.

I'm not happy about that -- so far this year I've actually practiced at least something every single day -- I'd never have thought that possible with my work travel schedule. Mind you, not every day has been two or more hours of work on a real piano, but the vast majority of them have been.

Thank goodness the NP-11 can go with me almost anywhere. It's not a thing of beauty nor yet a joy forever, and it's not quite in the same class as my acoustic piano -- but it's a sight better than nothing at all!


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#2054590 - 03/26/13 03:11 PM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: casinitaly]  
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Well yesterday I practiced twice. During the day and again at night, even made recordings.
Today I've been unable to due to work.


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ClsscLib --- just let me know if you don't get in your dp time at the end of the day and I'll take care of it. Hope you manage - you've been doing well so far!

Larry, unfortunately twice in one day doesn't make up for missing a day. I'll update the list!
Hope tomorrow is better for you!


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Whoa,how serious are we getting here?


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#2054942 - 03/27/13 03:19 AM Re: MOYD 2013 [Re: LarryShone]  
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Originally Posted by LarryShone
Whoa,how serious are we getting here?


What do you mean Larry? I'm just playing the game, the way it is outlined on page one.(and btw I didn't invent it, I took it over from someone who took it over from someone)....that's MOYD, that's all.

....and though it definitely is a fun thing, most of us take the idea pretty seriously otherwise we wouldn't bother signing up for it, and we certainly wouldn't bother checking in smile



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Originally Posted by casinitaly
Originally Posted by LarryShone
Whoa,how serious are we getting here?


What do you mean Larry? I'm just playing the game, the way it is outlined on page one.(and btw I didn't invent it, I took it over from someone who took it over from someone)....that's MOYD, that's all.

....and though it definitely is a fun thing, most of us take the idea pretty seriously otherwise we wouldn't bother signing up for it, and we certainly wouldn't bother checking in smile


Well I'm unable to practice every day


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Originally Posted by LarryShone
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Whoa,how serious are we getting here?


What do you mean Larry? I'm just playing the game, the way it is outlined on page one.(and btw I didn't invent it, I took it over from someone who took it over from someone)....that's MOYD, that's all.

....and though it definitely is a fun thing, most of us take the idea pretty seriously otherwise we wouldn't bother signing up for it, and we certainly wouldn't bother checking in smile


Well I'm unable to practice every day


Well,ok. You can't practice every day. Fine.
But may I ask, why did you sign up for MOYD? smile
Maybe you didn't really understand what it is? I think it is pretty clear on the first page of this thread - but maybe you didn't really read it.. I don't know.

[quote=]MOYD is a personal challenge where you commit to playing the piano for some amount of time every single day. It might be a few hours, it might be a few minutes - it doesn't matter. If you miss a day you must come here and say so.[/quote]

So... no, I wasn't going overboard being critical or anything like that. This is the challenge we set for ourselves we aim to play every day and we check in when we don't. It isn't everyone's cup of tea.



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I didn't "sign up" for anything.I just thought this was a bit of fun thing.
Oh well..


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Originally Posted by LarryShone
I didn't "sign up" for anything.I just thought this was a bit of fun thing.
Oh well..


It's very much a fun thing. But the essence of the idea is you sign up (which I believe one could still do for this year) and commit to spend at least SOME time practicing the piano every day -- or else come to the thread, mention your omitted day, and receive pianabsolution.

Obviously, it's all about self-motivation through interaction with others making the same pledge and participating in the same process.

No one has to do it, of course, but that's what the thread is all about for those who care to participate.

**As best I understand it, of course!**


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Originally Posted by casinitaly
ClsscLib --- just let me know if you don't get in your dp time at the end of the day and I'll take care of it. Hope you manage - you've been doing well so far!

Larry, unfortunately twice in one day doesn't make up for missing a day. I'll update the list!
Hope tomorrow is better for you!


Managed to get a half hour of serious practice in at the end of the day, so I'm still "pure" for 2013. Wish me luck on keeping that up -- I have a heavy business and family travel schedule for the next month.

Tonight, after my better half and I had "date night" out -- and after I had put in a long day of meetings downtown -- we capped the evening by getting his-and-hers matching traffic tickets. Don't ask. The only thing that could calm me down after that was a bit of piano playing...


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Originally Posted by LarryShone
I didn't "sign up" for anything.I just thought this was a bit of fun thing.
Oh well..


You know, I didn't think you'd signed up - but then I just thought I'd missed your "I'm in " post! But when you posted a missed day I figured you wanted in. A reasonable mistake since no one posts here unless they do want to participate smile

ClsscLB has already done a nice job on explaining why we thing this is fun smile

ClsscLB: glad you got your piano time in! Too bad about the traffic tickets though frown Double whammy. Not fun!


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Sorry guys...


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Originally Posted by LarryShone
Sorry guys...


No need, it was just a little mix-up.

Hope you get to play today smile



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Originally Posted by LarryShone
Sorry guys...


No need, it was just a little mix-up.

Hope you get to play today smile


I do too! I need to get on board with the video tutorial my work mate made for me!


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