Instructables: exploring - play - piano http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:01:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Thumb Piano (Mbira) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Thumb-Piano-Mbira/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 07:33:38 PDT
Un-Playable Piano Prank http://www.instructables.com/id/Un-Playable-Piano-Prank/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:12:11 PDT
lego piano http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-piano/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:50:36 PST
Reading Sheet Music For Begginers http://www.instructables.com/id/Reading-Sheet-Music-For-Begginers/
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:29:38 PST
Straw Pan Pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Pan-Pipes/
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 11:48:06 PST
Makey Makey Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Makey-Piano/
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 11:04:15 PDT
7 Steps to Learn How to Play Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Steps-to-Learn-How-to-Play-Piano/
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 17:55:13 PDT
How I made kalimba http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-kalimba/
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:22:22 PDT
How To Play The Piano On The Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-The-Piano-On-The-Computer/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:30:51 PDT
Mini Grand Piano Phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Grand-Piano-Phone-Holder/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 01:58:10 PDT
Refurbish an E-Piano: Fix and Polish Broken Keys http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbish-an-E-Piano-Fix-and-Polish-Broken-Keys/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 08:53:47 PDT
How to make the mighty steampunk pocket piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-the-mighty-steampunk-pocket-piano/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:39:54 PDT
Build a Big Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Big-Piano/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 22:42:14 PDT
Electric Coconut Thumb Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Coconut-Thumb-Piano/
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:34:51 PST
The Newcomer's Guide to Learning Modern Piano Music http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Very-Basics-of-Modern-Piano-Music/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 21:59:47 PDT
How To Learn To Play Songs On Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Learn-To-Play-Songs-On-Piano/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/FZSI/H4AGI33F/FS5FZSIH4AGI33F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/FZSI/H4AGI33F/FS5FZSIH4AGI33F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/FZSI/H4AGI33F/FS5FZSIH4AGI33F.SMALL.jpg Pastor R.L.Hall This Is A Tutorial On How To Learn How To Play Songs On Piano....This Tutorial Will Give You A View On How  To Use Chords Pattens............................................... How To Learn To Play Songs On Piano
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 10:14:04 PDT
Hand making a grand piano action model http://www.instructables.com/id/Grand-piano-action-model/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 22:16:45 PDT
How to Transpose Music http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Transpose-Music-Keys/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 13:34:45 PDT
African Kalimba (Thumb Piano) http://www.instructables.com/id/African-Kalimba-Thumb-Piano/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/E9FL/GS045ZL3/FSLE9FLGS045ZL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/E9FL/GS045ZL3/FSLE9FLGS045ZL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/E9FL/GS045ZL3/FSLE9FLGS045ZL3.SMALL.jpg froggy2u Each note of a kalimba, mbira, kaffir piano etc. is a separate idiophone, and in orchestral terms, the instrument as a whole belongs in the bar percussion family (specifically: lamellophones). Furthermore, the thumbs are not exclusively used, as some instruments are played with the thumbs and other ...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2011 18:54:24 PDT
Learning the C major scale on Keyboard/Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-the-C-major-scale-on-KeyboardPiano/
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Wed, 12 Jan 2011 19:45:01 PST
Piano Training USB keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Training-USB-keyboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/3URA/GELSQJNZ/F673URAGELSQJNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/3URA/GELSQJNZ/F673URAGELSQJNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/3URA/GELSQJNZ/F673URAGELSQJNZ.SMALL.jpg Bartboy I have designed something that I think would be a great tool for teaching piano students and developing skills, but haven't got ANY skills as a computer programmer and could not create a program to make it work. I want to use an M-Audio Keystudio 49 as the input device. http://www.m-audio.com/produc...
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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 10:57:04 PDT
LAP PIANO http://www.instructables.com/id/LAP-PIANO/
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Tue, 11 May 2010 23:43:15 PDT
Programmable Knex Piano-Playing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Knex-Piano-Playing-Robot/
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Tue, 20 Apr 2010 18:32:35 PDT
Knex Piano with optional string http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Piano-with-optional-sting/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2010 12:41:12 PST
Rolling Piano Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Piano-Station/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2010 05:37:42 PST
Tic Tac Tunes - Now with Tic Tac Beat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Tic-Tac-Tunes/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 05:37:12 PDT
How to memorize any sheet music http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-memorize-any-sheet-music/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2009 19:29:09 PDT
How To Play "Smoke On The Water" On The Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-quotSmoke-On-The-Waterquot-On-The-/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2009 12:19:04 PDT
How to Make a Pianoforte part 6 by W. H. Davies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pianoforte-part-6-by-W-H-Davies/
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Sat, 2 May 2009 07:42:29 PDT
My Kalimba http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Kalimba-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/5C8S/FTM73QH3/FO85C8SFTM73QH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/5C8S/FTM73QH3/FO85C8SFTM73QH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/5C8S/FTM73QH3/FO85C8SFTM73QH3.SMALL.jpg ClemensY290 ok this is my version of bobsdoghouse's kalimba or what he calls the thumb piano(he is wrong)link: http://www.instructables.com/id/Thumb-Piano/differences:1. I used an electricians "Fish" tape refill(REFILL) do not take apart a fish tape becauseA. It can uncoil really fast and injure youB. its a use...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:56:44 PDT
An Easy-to-make, Energy-saving Piano Humidity Control System (dehumidifier) http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-to-make-Energy-saving-Piano-Humidity-Cont/
An Easy-to-make, Energy-saving Piano Humidity Control System (dehumidifier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/L6SD/FTO54M15/FGBL6SDFTO54M15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/L6SD/FTO54M15/FGBL6SDFTO54M15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/L6SD/FTO54M15/FGBL6SDFTO54M15.SMALL.jpg Taotaoba In this intructable, I'm gonna show you how to build a simple dehumidifier for your precious piano, at a fraction of cost if you buy a similar product. And it uses much less energy than a room dehumidifier does.We bought a new piano last year for my son. When the tuner came for his first service, he...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2009 12:05:45 PDT
Piano Key Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Key-Coasters/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 01:54:57 PDT
Piano Lid Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Lid-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2009 22:10:08 PDT
How to play the piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-the-piano/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2009 07:29:04 PST
Practicing the song Heaven on a Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Practicing-the-song-Heaven-on-a-Piano/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Z0OK/FOVXOR6T/F1WZ0OKFOVXOR6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Z0OK/FOVXOR6T/F1WZ0OKFOVXOR6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/Z0OK/FOVXOR6T/F1WZ0OKFOVXOR6T.SMALL.jpg Videobuff21 Playing the song Heaven on what looks like an electric keyboard. I wonder if it was played on a used piano if it would sound any better?
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 13:25:49 PST
How to Play guitar tabs on piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-guitar-tabs-on-piano/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2008 11:13:30 PST
How to play piano- the basics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-piano-the-basics/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2008 08:47:11 PDT
Other uses for Rock Band instruments http://www.instructables.com/id/Other-uses-for-Rock-Band-instruments/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2008 23:17:22 PDT
Hear and Play Drums 103: Learn How To Do A killer Crossover On The Drums! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hear-and-Play-Drums-103-Learn-How-To-Do-A-killer--1/
Hear and Play Drums 103: Learn How To Do A killer Crossover On The Drums! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/Z9D2/FJ9Y4KQ7/F3OZ9D2FJ9Y4KQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/Z9D2/FJ9Y4KQ7/F3OZ9D2FJ9Y4KQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/Z9D2/FJ9Y4KQ7/F3OZ9D2FJ9Y4KQ7.SMALL.jpg hearandplay With Hear and Play Drums 103, you'll learn... How to play ultra-advanced fills, stroke-for-stroke! Bam repeats himself plenty of times and takes these advanced fills slow enough for anyone to catch on! Master the art of "crossovers" and how to enhance your grooves and fills by using them in the ri...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2008 12:53:40 PDT
Very Popular Way To Use Tritons on Piano, With Organ Effect! http://www.instructables.com/id/GospelKeys-Xtravaganza-2008-Clip-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KG95/FJKGXU6E/FBRKG95FJKGXU6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KG95/FJKGXU6E/FBRKG95FJKGXU6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KG95/FJKGXU6E/FBRKG95FJKGXU6E.SMALL.jpg hearandplay http://www.GospelTritones.com Add "instant flavor" and phatness to your chords by implementing just one secret that promises to set you apart from all other musicians!Intensify your shouting music with explosive tritonic techniques that have never been broken down to a science... until NOW! Master ...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2008 21:20:58 PDT
GospelKeys Tritone Xtravaganza: "Holly Is The Lord" http://www.instructables.com/id/GospelKeys-Tritone-Xtravaganza-bonus-clip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/E7MA/FJKGXU5V/FZXE7MAFJKGXU5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/E7MA/FJKGXU5V/FZXE7MAFJKGXU5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/E7MA/FJKGXU5V/FZXE7MAFJKGXU5V.SMALL.jpg hearandplay http://www.gospeltritones.com Instructor teaching about using tritones in gospel music. How to literally re-create a basic song like "I Surrender All" into a contemporary, 2008-styled arrangement... step-by-step and chord-by-chord!Learn the secrets to CONTEMPORIZING any song in just 2 hours! (...wi...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2008 21:17:59 PDT
Knex Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex_Music_Stand/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2008 11:10:41 PDT
Improve at sight-reading http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-at-sight-reading/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2008 21:23:01 PDT
Play Linkin Park's "In the End" intro on piano. http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Linkin-Parks-In-the-End-intro-on-piano/
Play Linkin Park's "In the End" intro on piano. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/FE48/FHOHJJQW/FC3FE48FHOHJJQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/FE48/FHOHJJQW/FC3FE48FHOHJJQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/FE48/FHOHJJQW/FC3FE48FHOHJJQW.SMALL.jpg jpguitardude This instructable will teach you to play Linkin Park's "In the End" intro on piano. What order the notes go in. The notes go in the following order. 1-2-2-3-4-4-4-4-4 .......just keep repeating that and you have it. It doesn't matter what key or octave you play it in. As long as it has the sam...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2008 10:36:48 PDT
How to make a piano keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-piano-keyboard/
How to make a piano keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/P7IY/FHM8R08I/F47P7IYFHM8R08I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/P7IY/FHM8R08I/F47P7IYFHM8R08I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/P7IY/FHM8R08I/F47P7IYFHM8R08I.SMALL.jpg threesixesinarow In part 4 of "How to Make a Pianoforte" W. H. Davies instructs the amateur piano maker "to provide {themself} with a set of 16in. keys to match the size of key-bottom; they may be bought at from 38s. to £3, according to quality". You could choose between more than ten keyboard makers just in London...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 11:19:17 PDT
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 5, by W. H. Davies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pianoforte-part-5-by-W.-H.-Davies/
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 5, by W. H. Davies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/8H2L/FDIY2YME/FNV8H2LFDIY2YME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/8H2L/FDIY2YME/FNV8H2LFDIY2YME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/8H2L/FDIY2YME/FNV8H2LFDIY2YME.SMALL.jpg threesixesinarow This is from a series of articles by W. H. Davies of Liverpool published in London in The English Mechanic and World of Science in July and August, 1878, you can also read parts [1], [2], [3] and [4] and download a scanned version from Google though part of part 6 is missing. The piano he describes...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2008 08:26:11 PDT
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 4, by W. H. Davies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pianoforte-part-4-by-W.-H.-Davies/
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 4, by W. H. Davies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/R2YT/FDIY2WVS/FNUR2YTFDIY2WVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/R2YT/FDIY2WVS/FNUR2YTFDIY2WVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/R2YT/FDIY2WVS/FNUR2YTFDIY2WVS.SMALL.jpg threesixesinarow Here is another part from the series of articles by W. H. Davies of Liverpool published in London in The English Mechanic and World of Science in July and August, 1878. You may also want to read instructables made from parts 1, 2 and 3, and you can download a scanned version from Google Books. The p...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2008 05:47:14 PST
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 3, by W. H. Davies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pianoforte-part-3-by-W.-H.-Davies/
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 3, by W. H. Davies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/61TV/FCEIOF3A/FKE61TVFCEIOF3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/61TV/FCEIOF3A/FKE61TVFCEIOF3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/61TV/FCEIOF3A/FKE61TVFCEIOF3A.SMALL.jpg threesixesinarow This continues a series of articles by W. H. Davies of Liverpool published in London in The English Mechanic and World of Science in July and August, 1878. You may also want to read instructables made from part 1 and part 2, and you can download a scanned version from Google Books. The piano he desc...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2008 07:37:53 PST
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 2, by W. H. Davies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pianoforte-part-2-by-W.-H.-Davies/
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 2, by W. H. Davies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/NP3O/FCAENJRK/FOKNP3OFCAENJRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/NP3O/FCAENJRK/FOKNP3OFCAENJRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/NP3O/FCAENJRK/FOKNP3OFCAENJRK.SMALL.jpg threesixesinarow This is from a series of articles by W. H. Davies of Liverpool published in The English Mechanic and World of Science in July and August, 1878. The first part is here. They can mostly be downloaded from Google Books but part of part 6 is missing. The vertically strung English sticker action upright ...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2008 09:55:31 PST
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 1, by W. H. Davies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pianoforte-part-1-by-W.-H.-Davies/
How to Make a Pianoforte, part 1, by W. H. Davies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/TR4R/FCAENED5/FN6TR4RFCAENED5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/TR4R/FCAENED5/FN6TR4RFCAENED5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/TR4R/FCAENED5/FN6TR4RFCAENED5.SMALL.jpg threesixesinarow This is a series of articles by W. H. Davies of Liverpool published in The English Mechanic and World of Science in July and August, 1878. They can mostly be downloaded from Google Books but part of part 6 is missing. The vertically strung English sticker action upright piano Mr. Davies describes wa...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2008 08:52:08 PST