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Friday, April 9th, 2010

Punny Piano Recall

Dear J S Bach, This letter is to inform you that Yamaha has recalled 20,000 pianos due to a problem with the pedal sticking, causing pianists to play faster than they normally would, resulting in a dangerous number of accidentals. The sticky pedal may also make it more difficult for pianists to come to a […]

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Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Holdman Christmas Lights

This house is a couple blocks from where our daughter lives in Utah. Pretty amazing! And if you haven’t already listened to Straight Up No Chaser’s version of The Twelve Days of Christmas, it is worth a couple minutes to bring a smile to your face.

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Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Victor Borge, one funny guy!

The Piano Tuner Musical Phonetic Punctuation

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Saturday, August 9th, 2008

The Solution

If you’ve always wanted to play the piano but don’t have time or the inclination to practice, here is Rowan Atkinson’s solution. Instant Beethoven. I guess it’s all in the white gloves

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Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Most Important Tip Ever

Here is my all-time favorite, most important, oft repeated, very effective but usually ignored practice tip: Go slowly to get it right. Once everything is in place you will have no trouble speeding up.

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Saturday, August 9th, 2008

It’s In The Math

If: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z is represented as: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 […]

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