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by doreen dangle
20 Aug 2012, 13:40
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Absent friends...
Replies: 22
Views: 6793

Re: Absent friends...

Where did he go then? that sounds good, what is it out of then if he got 128? I managed a paltry 76% for my piano step one exam, i just started sightreading, my teacher gives me 5 little exercises for the week and i like doing it! i give myself one minute to have a look at it and then I go for it. s...
by doreen dangle
05 Jul 2012, 14:58
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Navigating the keyboard without looking
Replies: 6
Views: 1880

Re: Navigating the keyboard without looking

grade 3? i did step one piano exam and i t was good , examining man was a wierd strange thing talking to me like I was stupid! but no score as yet. i will post my score once my teacher has it,.
by doreen dangle
24 Jun 2012, 21:07
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Navigating the keyboard without looking
Replies: 6
Views: 1880

Re: Navigating the keyboard without looking

hi gil the piano lady
Can u tell me please how to remove myself/delete? no longer have time to read forums here anymore. too busy working and tinkling. thanks, cannot see it on my account anywhere
by doreen dangle
16 Jun 2012, 08:34
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: What's Made You Happy Today???
Replies: 796
Views: 167543

Re: What's Made You Happy Today???

the weather here is incrediblely warm that has made us happy. walk to freshen up allotments to get our veg and a exam run through with my teacher later as i am ready now. she tells me that sight reading is on agenda next. she says alot of fuss just b4 exam grade 1 is not good so start a year in adva...
by doreen dangle
15 Jun 2012, 21:17
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Piano apps for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry etc.
Replies: 8
Views: 3134

Re: Piano apps for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry etc.

I like the apps where you have to name notes fast in the clefs. its like sight reading with one note to work out. Good for us newbies, I searched music theory and it was f :mrgreen: ree
by doreen dangle
15 Jun 2012, 21:15
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: What's Made You Happy Today???
Replies: 796
Views: 167543

Re: What's Made You Happy Today???

will keep my little keyboard for now! exam was £25 its only a 5 min jobby but I`m too poor to care! And yes my partner gets DLA and mows the lawn but then he is not seen galavanting around and about the town drinking beer! I believe in a fair world hence my awful little piano thing with no loud and ...
by doreen dangle
13 Jun 2012, 10:57
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: What's Made You Happy Today???
Replies: 796
Views: 167543

Re: What's Made You Happy Today???

oh and piano wise I can play sunny day from my exam book without music. exam in 2 weeks and very excited about doing piano exam even with 2 lessons a month for now! I will not buy a piano until I have cleare d my debts jkl
by doreen dangle
13 Jun 2012, 10:54
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: What's Made You Happy Today???
Replies: 796
Views: 167543

Re: What's Made You Happy Today???

Not being on benefits now for a few weeks which is lovely :o We even reported a couple locally who were scamming way too many benefits, they had just brought a new TV and bluray and Wii and never worked for years and he was claiming disabilitie benefit when he was mowing the lawn and such like. He g...
by doreen dangle
16 May 2012, 10:41
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: Cost of living versus the cost of learning

bet he does that with facebook to!
I am booked in for exam this june, step one piano exam, nice and simple and fun jkl
by doreen dangle
16 May 2012, 10:40
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: Cost of living versus the cost of learning

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by doreen dangle
27 Apr 2012, 10:26
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

so their benefits were fiddled? Disgusting to claim for no reason or to think you cannot work..... low life scum who have better things on the dole! I would love to dump someone in it, its costing all the country money. how can anyone afford a piano, posh car, tv on benefits? let alone a tuner and l...
by doreen dangle
26 Apr 2012, 13:56
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

oh and they often are seen out shopping and drinking. I want a piano so i should work harder not fidlle the system for 10 years bu exagartaing my disablities. he says his wife is a depressive and he is her carer. outrageous i said. 8) anyhow I am loving my little cheap argos keyboard and excited abo...
by doreen dangle
26 Apr 2012, 13:53
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

well said :wink: :?: i met a friend today, not worked for 10 years yet found the money to buy a new smart phone and a keyboard cost of £450! he reckons its too easy to get extra benefits buy exploiting your disabilities etx. I told them I shoud report that for fiddling! he also has piano lessons, ho...
by doreen dangle
23 Apr 2012, 18:56
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

I can read 5 notes in each hand! yeah man I`m rocking or so my teacher sa\ys. :piano;
lets have a no moaning policy :sad:
by doreen dangle
17 Apr 2012, 13:06
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

having 2 a month until I have paid off debts and then 4 a month. lovley teacher who is to the point and has taught adults like me for 20 years. yeah :mrgreen:
by doreen dangle
17 Apr 2012, 13:03
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Random thoughts or comments...
Replies: 1634
Views: 460138

Re: Random thoughts or comments...

oh my sight reading books - are for kids but she says they work well as fun and structured, pauline hall, its a blue one with little symbols. love it and will do a few each morning b4 work and then the rest afterwards. she says I could be doing pre graded one exam by xmas :? :shock: :o :? :( :) :D 8...
by doreen dangle
17 Apr 2012, 13:01
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Random thoughts or comments...
Replies: 1634
Views: 460138

Re: Random thoughts or comments...

Yeah I got a job - 10 years not working and someone had faith in me so booked piano lessons - trial one this morning and she started me on sight reading from the minute I sat down! have that, beginner adult book and theory to get on with. task master one thinks :) she says sight reading is mind over...
by doreen dangle
15 Apr 2012, 15:10
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

regardless of being out of work due to illness - music lessons are still out of reach for most of us, unless of course some benefit claimers take the mickey and claim when they shouldnt be! what i get is just enough for basics and broadband connection to keep me sane :) I asked two teachers about co...
by doreen dangle
13 Apr 2012, 16:12
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

perhaps i should try some piano lessons, sounds fun! no exams though - just play for fun twould be nice but being unemployed I cannot afford luxuries as all my money goes on food etc, interview today went well so if that works out then I`ll do summit musical with my new found wealth. out of work for...
by doreen dangle
13 Apr 2012, 07:35
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cost of living versus the cost of learning
Replies: 40
Views: 10009

Re: POLL: Future of the Piano Lounge

him again - are you davebrum? you have the same way of writing, been reading some of these posts for months and never thought to reply as not really a piano player, can play fur elise from listening to it and thats it :sad: Its odd how davebrum signed off and then him again appears with similar styl...