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What is a digital piano?

Discussion in 'General' started by ngotham93nd, Mar 7, 2016.

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    A digital piano is basically an electronic piano minus the strings and soundboard, although, even the latter is featuring now also! Instead of having hammers hitting a string, each time a key is depressed, the digital piano has each piano note digitally sampled into its memory - đọc truyện tranh online. Inside the digital piano is a small amplifier, weighted keys and a sound bank with other voices. Of course, manufacturers spend most time on perfecting the piano sound as this is the main discerning point for most people buying digital or stage pianos. The weighted keys emulate the weight and action of an acoustic piano keyboard in the same as the hammers hit the strings. (doc truyen ngan)

    The digital piano has brought with it many advantages to a modern world. Prior to its arrival, musicians played the traditional acoustic piano, or used an electronic keyboard. The digital piano transcends both world and allows musicians to be even more expressive and versatile while retaining as much as possible, the feel and comfort of a traditional piano.
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    Hello ngotham93,
    I wonder why you wrote this post. Are you working for Roland or Yamaha :) ?
    Otherwise, if you are a pianist, have you ever played a real beautiful piano like a Steinway D or B ? If yes, can you frankly say that the digital is 'more expressive and versatile' ?
    By the way, I have a P120 Yamaha digital, which I find excellent to play with a headphone, or in any place out of my home where I can easily bring it. But I prefer a good upright (without talking about my Yamaha S400B grand) when the topic is to play classical music, or even jazz.
     
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    Hello,
    I do find digital pianos very convientent...however, if I was faced with a choice between a concert grand & a concert electric... I would choose the concert grand; I much prefer the touch.:)
     
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    I have to Write My Dissertation For Me electric piano and digital can someone please tell me what is the dissimilarity among digital and electric piano?
     
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    Hi Sean,
    The term electric piano was first used during the late '60 early '70. At this time, appearance of jazz-rock pushed pianists to amplify their instrument in order to struggle against electric guitars and drums, and to cope with the taste for electric sound. Two trade marks were (and are still) famous: Wurlitzer and Fender Rhodes. The latter was the most popular. It is an instrument having real hammers and metal plates hit by these hammers. But the sound is very low (in power) and is amplified to be audible. These instruments produce a sound quite different from an acoustic piano, but great artists like Chick Corea or Herbie Hancock demonstrated the possibility to play great music with them, developing a new style and a new way of using a keyboard in a jazz/jazz-rock ensemble.
    Later, the development of computers brought the possibility to sample (to record) any sound, to store it in a digital bank and to activate these sounds using a keyboard. Digital keyboards use this process to deliver any type of sound. Piano is not easy to reproduce, because of the great dynamics of this instrument, and because in a good piano all strings interact with each other (the sympathy phenomenon). Pipe organ is much easier, and you may find now digital organs providing a broad range of sounds coming from real organs from all the world. For piano, a number of makers as Yamaha, Roland and others are proposing digital instruments with pretty good piano sounds. Contrarily to electric pianos, these instruments have no real identity, they try to imitate as much as possible the sound of a real acoustic piano. For most pianists, the result is never entirely convincing, but they have the great interest to be pretty light, movable, affordable and allowing to play music in a flat with difficult neighbors, which is not the case if you have a grand acoustic piano (believe my experience !).
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    Digital piano is a modern musical instrument. It is also called piano synthesizer. It cost much less than acoustic piano.
     
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