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by Octavia
08 Feb 2021, 15:43
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Forum makeover
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Forum makeover

Barrie Heaton wrote: 08 Feb 2021, 15:31 I'm pleased you find it better. its also more Mobile and tablet friendly.


Barrie

Absolutely, and I do hope the forum will encourage/stimulate more members to post .

:piano;
by Octavia
08 Feb 2021, 15:29
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Songs that President Donald J.Trump might like
Replies: 13
Views: 13464

Re: Songs that President Donald J.Trump might like

I may be the odd one out, but I can't see that the vilification, and also on the radio, of Trump is at all warranted.
He certainly wasn't that bad.
by Octavia
08 Feb 2021, 15:26
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Forum makeover
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Forum makeover

This new format is much nicer and easier to read.
by Octavia
10 Jun 2020, 07:15
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cleaning Piano Keys covid 19
Replies: 8
Views: 4272

Re: Cleaning Piano Keys

Thank you Fiona.
I generally do just use a damp cloth for cleaning them, I don't have kids that mess about with sticky hands or anything, but sometimes my hands get a bit sweaty. I like to keep the keys really clean.
by Octavia
09 Jun 2020, 20:07
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cleaning Piano Keys covid 19
Replies: 8
Views: 4272

Re: Cleaning Piano Keys

Thanks Chris. I'm not sure how many wipes are in a sachet or is it just one for £6.90 then disposed of afterwards. My piano keys are wood with synthetic ebony and ivory key tops. I would worry too much about the alcohol content in the wipes. I wonder if a diluted solution household disinfectant like...
by Octavia
09 Jun 2020, 09:55
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Cleaning Piano Keys covid 19
Replies: 8
Views: 4272

Cleaning Piano Keys covid 19

What is the best solution to keep clean piano keys?
by Octavia
24 Apr 2019, 07:37
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Percussion Instruments
Replies: 0
Views: 7728

Percussion Instruments

Can anyone identify this percussion instrument, it may be an obsolete one .

Thanks.
by Octavia
12 Feb 2019, 12:44
Forum: Idle Chitchat
Topic: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 114
Views: 149887

Re: Introduce yourself!

laurenfoster wrote: 05 Feb 2019, 21:05 I am Lauren Foster. I am an academic content writer and editor.


Are you musically minded? Do you write music text books?
by Octavia
05 Jan 2019, 10:52
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: Adult beginners - progress struggling, pls help!
Replies: 4
Views: 7292

Re: Adult beginners - progress struggling, pls help!

Does the Kenneth Baker book go up in Grades?
Which one would be best for intermediate?
by Octavia
04 May 2017, 19:36
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: ABRSM Syllabus
Replies: 3
Views: 9210

Re: ABRSM Syllabus

Thank you Gill, that is helpful. I was wondering because I was considering booking an exam this autumn by September, for the Nov - Dec entries. But if I left it later say in the Spring 2019 , would I the September booking still stand? or do I have to rebook like you mentioned , a couple of months be...
by Octavia
02 May 2017, 16:54
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: ABRSM Syllabus
Replies: 3
Views: 9210

ABRSM Syllabus

When would the last exam date for the ABRSM Syllabus for piano. ?

Thanks. I thought the Syllabus changed every two years?
by Octavia
27 Nov 2015, 20:21
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: ABRSM Syllabus
Replies: 3
Views: 8596

Re: ABRSM Syllabus

Colin Nicholson wrote:Yes, every 2 years. Pieces at the moment run for 2015 - March 2017, new pieces for 2017 - 2018 come out around July next year. Scales & sight/ aural remain unchanged



Many thanks, Colin.
by Octavia
21 Aug 2015, 18:48
Forum: Learning & Teaching Piano
Topic: ABRSM Syllabus
Replies: 3
Views: 8596

ABRSM Syllabus

Hello, I am curious to know how often ABRSM change the piano exam pieces. Thanks for any info. :)