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 Digital piano -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Digital pianos are designed to be functionally similar to real pianos: for example, they include the standard pedals a real piano carries; as with upright pianos some models do without a (Click link for more info and facts about sostenuto) sostenuto pedal.
Digital pianos have limitations (such as implementing (A tone that is a component of a complex sound) harmonic tones on a digital piano).
Digital pianos often have (Click link for more info and facts about reverb) reverb features as well, which a standard piano cannot create on its own and exists as an effect of the room it is played in.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/di/digital_piano.htm   (282 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The word piano is a short form of the word "pianoforte", which is in turn derived from the original Italian name for the instrument, gravicembalo col piano e forte.
The Broadwood firm, which sent pianos to both Haydn and Beethoven, was the first to build pianos with range of more than five octaves: five octaves and a fifth during the 1790s, six by 1810 (in time for Beethoven to use the extra notes in his later works), and seven by 1820.
Digital sampling is the recording, playback, looping and editing of sound in a musical context using a computer to convert the sound into a series of numbers representing the measurement of the amplitude of the sound.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Piano   (8376 words)

  
 Articles - Digital piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A digital piano is a modern electronic musical instrument that is intended to function as a standard piano, often adding other features.
Digital pianos are designed to be functionally similar to real pianos: for example, they include the standard pedals a real piano carries; as with upright pianos some models do without a sostenuto pedal.
Digital pianos have limitations (such as implementing harmonic tones on a digital piano).
www.alistic.com /articles/Digital_piano   (312 words)

  
 Digital piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A digital piano is a modern electronic musical instrument with a standard piano keyboard and piano voices (often including voices other than the standardpianoforte, and often emulating MIDI voices), which are usually created by digital signal processing techniques, such as sampling.
Digital pianos generally also cannot implementthe touch of a standard piano exactly; however manufacturers continue to develop this technology, and for both tone and touch,quality and cost are associated.
Digital pianos often have reverb features as well, which a standard piano cannot create on its own and exists as aneffect of the room it is played in.
www.therfcc.org /digital-piano-19398.html   (264 words)

  
 rec.music.makers.piano FAQ-Digital Pianos
It is generally referred to as "the piano." The term "acoustic" is usually used when specifically making a distinction between other various forms of piano (digital, electric, etc.) A "digital" piano is an instrument which does its best to duplicate the sound and feel of playing an acoustic piano.
An "electronic" piano, better referred to as an "electronic keyboard" is an instrument with a keyboard, but usually without the weighted key action or velocity sensitivity, and the sound is usually generated through synthesizers (computer-generated); however, some may have sampled sounds.
Digital pianos can only produce sounds that were originally sampled (recorded), and thus very limited in terms of variety in the sound produced.
www.faqs.org /faqs/music/piano/digital-pianos-faq   (2890 words)

  
 Naperville Music- a large selection of digital pianos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Digital piano sounds are created by taking a digital 'sound picture' of the harmonic structure of real instruments.
These pianos were popular in the sixties and seventies, and were used so extensively on hit records, that the sound of these pianos became classic, and these sounds are still used today.
Pianos from this era used a keybed that was heavier than a synthesizer, but did not feel exactly like a piano.
www.napervillemusic.com /digitalp.htm   (821 words)

  
 Korg SP200 Digital Piano
The Korg SP200 digital piano, is a performance instrument.
Where some digital pianos offer a polished wood case, suitable for the home, this Korg keyboard is built to go.
Digital pianos have the great advantage over old-style acoustic pianos that you can turn the volume down, or listen on headphones.
www.musical-keyboard-guide.com /korg-sp200-digital-piano.html   (318 words)

  
 Digital Piano FAQ
It is generally referred to as "the piano." The term "acoustic" is usually used when specifically making a distinction between other various forms of piano (digital, electric, etc.)
A "digital" piano is an instrument which does its best to duplicate the sound and feel of playing an acoustic piano.
This is not necessarily the case with digital pianos.
www.allaboutpianos.com /digitalfaq.html   (2518 words)

  
 Korg Digital Piano
With two types of magnificent piano sounds, a rich array of functions found only in a digital piano, and an elegant cabinet, the C-6500 sets the new standard for digital pianos.
This sophisticated piano is distinguished by a beautifully lustrous resonance.
This piano is perfect for a number of versatile uses, such as layering with strings in an ensemble.
www.bizworm.com /ads/korgc65006447.htm   (719 words)

  
 Yamaha YDP223 Digital Piano Digital Pianos
Graded Hammer Action emulates the action of a grand piano - heavier in the bass and lighter in the treble areas of the keyboard (on a grand piano, the hammers get thicker as you move from treble to bass).
Also included is an LED on the panel (provides visual feedback), a built-in Metronome, Digital Reverb (simulates playing in a church or concert hall), Chorus and Brilliance controls, and Transpose which allows you to play in any key you like (great for family sing-a-longs).
I always knew it was a wonderful piano for a digital piano, but now that I've been messing around with it, it's just spectacular.
www.music123.com /Yamaha-YDP223-Digital-Piano-i74157.music   (1179 words)

  
 The Digital Piano Revolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It is an ideal action for Kawai's ES3 and ES5 digital pianos, the CP185 and the value-oriented CN Series.
In a comparison test of digital pianos from major manufacturers, Kawai digital pianos were the top scorers in two separate categories.
To ensure the same conditions for each model tested, the pianos were put into a room that was acoustically comparable to a living room and the volume levels of each instrument were set at the same level as an acoustic piano.
www.abcpiano.com /digitals.html   (866 words)

  
 piano
Both Boris’s mother and her sister played and taught piano and Boris especially credits them for all the input, coaching, support and the necessary encouragement on his path from his early beginnings to the fuller understanding of the "power of music".
With such clear evidence of the benefits of childhood piano education, the choice as to which piano to purchase still remains.
In striving to offer the finest possible acoustic pianos, we have established a unique partnership with the world’s premier piano designers and our piano-line is represented on the world’s most demanding markets as a companion line to world’s oldest and most prestige piano makes.
www.hrovatmusic.com /piano.htm   (3102 words)

  
 Digital Pianos - zZounds.com
Graded Hammer action means that the keyboard emulates the action of a grand piano — heavier in the bass and lighter in the treble areas of the keyboard (on a grand piano, the hammers get thicker as you move from treble to bass).
The SP-300 Digital Piano is the perfect answer for any pianist looking for rich piano sounds and the convenience of a lightweight, portable instrument.
Casio's newest Celviano is an 'ensemble' digital piano with a large library of built-in songs, tones, and rhythms - plus a microphone input for a great sing-along feature including a large LCD for lyrics.
www.zzounds.com /cat--Digital-Pianos--2690   (1182 words)

  
 Digital Piano Actions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As one of the world's premier builders of acoustic pianos, Kawai has long understood the vital importance of "feel" to the pianist.
For this reason, Kawai has long pioneered the use of real wooden keys in digital piano actions that duplicate both the weight and the mechanical movement of our fine grand pianos.
It is an ideal action for Kawai's ES1 and ESX portable digital pianos as well as the value-oriented CN Series and CP110 digital pianos.
www.kawaius.com /digital_piano_actions.htm   (350 words)

  
 rec.music.makers.piano FAQ-Digital Pianos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Some commercial sources are included at the authors' discretion because of their interest to piano players, especially those hard-to-find items (piano rolls, piano parts, etc.).
Piano sheet music for the early grades available for sale and download directly over the net.
Pricing information was intentionally omitted because: (1) retail prices are useless, since digital pianos are never sold at that price, and (2) there is a new and used gear price lists maintained by Casey Palowitch and Neil Bradley.
www.thehobbyarchive.com /new-3362340-34.html   (6850 words)

  
 Yamaha P60 Digital Piano - Silver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The P60 digital piano or the P60S digital piano are the perfect pianos for someone who is just starting out and wants to learn to play piano or for the accomplished player who wants a very light weight, portable instrument.
The hi quality AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) sampled sounds feature Grand Piano with 30 different sample points for an accurate digital emulation of the nuances of a Grand Piano.
The built-in speaker system is specifically designed to reproduce all the tonal quality of the P60`s voices including the built in digital reverb to add the ambience of a concert hall to your living room.
www.rockingrooster.co.uk /showproductdetails.php?PID=88   (322 words)

  
 Yamaha CLP115 Digital Piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Yamaha CLP115 Digital Piano For the player seeking an entry-level digital piano complete with Yamaha's 88-key graded hammer action keyboard, a great new stereo piano sample, and a compact rosewood cabinet, the CLP115 is ideal.
Like previous models the new range of Yamaha digital pianos utilise Yamaha 's AWM (Advanced wave memory) tone generation for the ultimate instrument realism.
Piano and strings balance perfectly with each other, creating a wonderful orchestral sound, whilst keeping to the disipline of playing Piano.
www.instruments.demon.co.uk /CLP115.htm   (295 words)

  
 Yamaha CLP175 Digital Piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Styled in the shape of a real grand piano, the wooden cabinet is finished with an attractive back frame and run.
The CLP175 digital piano features a YSB interface, allowing convenient connection to virtually any current home computer.
The CLP175 digital piano comes compete with a CD-Rom which includes the USB driver, File Utility, and Scorch Sample songs.
www.rockingrooster.co.uk /showproductdetails.php?PID=45   (478 words)

  
 DigitalPiano
Near Boston Commons there are two piano stores that sell digital pianos -- Boston Organ and Piano Inc and M Steinert and Sons Co (find them on Yahoo Yellow Pages).
The Roland dealer at M Steinert and Sons made me remember that upright pianos have a different action from grand pianos, anyway.
It has different voices (such as grand piano, electric piano, harpsichord...) that I never change from grand piano, 2 pedals, an interface to output to a computer (haven't tried that), and varying volume response (plays louder when I strike the keys harder).
www.digitas.harvard.edu /cgi-bin/wiki/ken/DigitalPiano   (605 words)

  
 digital piano keyboard
Yamaha YDP113 Digital Piano Keyboard Graded Hammer Effect Weighted Action The YDP113 shares many of the YDP223 functions and features, but with 32 notes of...
You'd think that, compared to all the whizzy fabulicious synthesizers and samplers out there, a digital piano would be a snap for keyboard manufacturers to put...
In contrast, modern digital piano's keyboard has very different feel to them.
typingtips.com /resources/typing/typing-18/digital-piano-keyboard.html   (397 words)

  
 Jim Laabs Pianos - Roland: F-90BK Digital Piano
The F-90-BK Digital Piano is a new fl cabinet version of the popular F-90.
The F-90?s stereo-sampled piano sounds faithfully reproduce the sparkling clear notes of the upper register down to the natural reverberation of the lower register.
A well-rounded instrument, the F-90 features a range of instrument sounds like electric piano, harpsichord, organ, strings, and choir?complete with reverb and chorus, plus a handy Layer mode.
www.jimlaabspianos.com /digital/roland/f90bk.htm   (307 words)

  
 Sheet Music - Digital Piano Sheet Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bucks County Piano - Digitals: Kurzweil Digital Pianos And Ensembles
Specializing in digital pianos, new pianos; used pianos, used Steinway grands; Bechstein grands, uprights, and digitals, plus organs and guitars.
Brasington Piano and Organ Center offers a wide selection of Baldwin, Chickering, Wurlitzer grand and upright pianos as well as state-of-the-art Baldwin digital pianos. We also stock sheet music and piano lessons.
www.sheetmusicwebsite.com /digitalpianosheetmusic   (2832 words)

  
 Digital Piano - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Casio AP65R Digital Piano w/Free...; Casio AP65R, AP65R
A wide variety of accompaniment patterns are added to the digital piano mix for music to suit any mood
Casio AP38 At A Glance This digial piano combines beautiful cabinetry, a hammer action keyboard, advanced features, and stunning sound quality to provide a lifetime of great...
www.nextag.com /serv/main/buyer/OutPDir.jsp?search=digital+piano   (320 words)

  
 Digital Pianos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This high-quality stage piano gives new meaning to the term "entry level."...
This new digital piano improves upon the widely acclaimed FP-8 with better waveforms, upgraded specs, and easier operation.
Eight true-to-life instrument sounds, including two acoustic pianos, electric piano, organ, and harpsichord.
www.pianoworld.com /digital_pianos.htm   (271 words)

  
 Roland HP7e Digital Piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The HP7e provides everything a musical home needs: incredibly realistic grand piano sound, natural touch, and a host of refined, yet easy-to-use functions, designed to deliver the best digital technology can provide, and to develop your sense of rhythm and your ear for music.
Or use the Split mode to select a different sound for each hand, and create an instant duo all by yourself Of course, the digital Reverb and Chorus effects are also there, as are the Sympathetic Resonance feature and half pedal recognition.
The HP7e digital piano comes with a range of functions that let you customize it to suit your playing style.
www.instruments.demon.co.uk /HP7e.htm   (693 words)

  
 Piano - Roland Digital Piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Roland Digital Pianos at WWBW. Your source for Korg digital pianos, Casio harpsichords, Hammond organs and Yamaha digital pianos
Digital Pianos - Yamaha And Casio Digital Pianos
The Lincoln Piano Centre is the East Midlands' premier dedicated piano specialists. We offer a variety of services of the highest calibre, including new and used upright and grand piano sales, piano restoration, tuning, hire, and more
www.allpianos.com /rolanddigitalpiano   (2192 words)

  
 Yamaha CLP150 Digital Piano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Stereo Sustain Samples recreate the the resonances of the strings and and soundboard when the damper pedal is is pressed, that contribute to the the unique sound of a Grand Piano.
In addition to the new piano samples you can choose other stereo sampled musical instruments, thanks to the enlarged memory, these sounds are better than ever.The CLP150 come s in a choice of three different woodgrain finishes
The Yamaha CLP150 digital piano is supplied complete with piano stool and lid and of course a headphone socket for playing silently
achamilton.co.uk /CLP150.htm   (480 words)

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