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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:15 pm 
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That piano fills me with abject terror.


You should be scared! That piano will give you the "rockin' pneumonia and the boogie woogie flu"... :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:56 pm 
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Lullabies, perhaps? (If you're trying to put yourself to sleep.)

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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:58 am 
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StuKautsch wrote:
Lullabies, perhaps? (If you're trying to put yourself to sleep.)


Rock-a-bye baby, in the treetop
When the wind blows, the cradle will rock
When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall
And down will come baby, cradle and all

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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:23 pm 
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Wasn't sure whether to post this here, or in the 'dream piano' thread....

I've been seeing this piano all over Facebook lately. It's unusual but also a little bit of a dream piano for me because then I could play piano while smelling all the lovely fragrance. Maybe pieces like Daisies, Lilacs, hmmmm what else...? But then after a few days the flowers would wilt, turn brown, sometimes a little slimy too. Then what would you play?


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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:00 pm 
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It's a player piano-violin. You really can play ensemble music by yourself! :idea: :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:06 pm 
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I'll have one. Who needs a violin partner :)

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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2013 6:42 pm 
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I'll have one. Who needs a violin partner :)

While I have no doubt this "instrument" would sound much better than a midi violin (or in this case a group of midi violins playing together), I don't think they could effectively do pizzicato, stops or vibrato :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:13 am 
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I want a Seaboard!!!

Interestingly, the idea of having some control over pitch on a keyboard is nothing new. The clavichord of Bach's time could do this quite easily. It actually had a notation, called "bebung" and was indicated by staccato dots under a slur on repeated notes. I would like to know how the keyboard feels (synth/organ or weighted piano) and how it can be amplified. I also want a Roland V piano. Besides stereo, it can be connected to 5.1 surround, which I think would take care of a lot of sound issues with digital pianos since acoustic pianos radiate sound to fill the sound space while digital sound comes from one or 2 directional sources. I've done a lot of experiments with my speakers trying to get a more natural sound. I've faced them towards a wall (I haven't tried in a corner yet which I may do soon), I've faced them up, I've faced them down. One of these days I'll figure it out.

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 Post subject: Re: Unusual pianos
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:22 am 
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