Two Degrees of Separation

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Re: Two Degrees of Separation

Post by white man » 24 Dec 2019, 3:02am

laxman wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 6:16pm
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 6:04pm
laxman wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 3:09am
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 2:11am
It's Pianner
I was confused by the upright bit. As opposed to what?
In an upright piano, the strings are strung vertically to make the instrument more compact, which allows the piano to be played in a limited space. In contrast, the grand piano retains the shape of the original pianoforte in which the strings are strung horizontally, and has a greater potential for expression.
Thanks very much, I genuinely didn't know that.
Neither did I till I Googled it. I knew the shape thing and that an upright pianner was basically a pub pianner but that's all. Every day's a school day

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Re: Two Degrees of Separation

Post by MarkyJacobs » 24 Dec 2019, 5:09pm

Has Mick always tinkled?

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Re: Two Degrees of Separation

Post by 101Walterton » 24 Dec 2019, 5:27pm

MarkyJacobs wrote:
24 Dec 2019, 5:09pm
Has Mick always tinkled?
Yes but not whilst playing the pianner!!!

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Re: Two Degrees of Separation

Post by dave202 » 16 Jan 2020, 6:33pm

white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 6:04pm
laxman wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 3:09am
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 2:11am
It's Pianner
I was confused by the upright bit. As opposed to what?
In an upright piano, the strings are strung vertically to make the instrument more compact, which allows the piano to be played in a limited space. In contrast, the grand piano retains the shape of the original pianoforte in which the strings are strung horizontally, and has a greater potential for expression.
Also, if you pour red wine into a grand piano it has much more effect than an upright, where it mostly just does straight through. Some Guy told me that.

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Re: Two Degrees of Separation

Post by 101Walterton » 16 Jan 2020, 7:46pm

dave202 wrote:
16 Jan 2020, 6:33pm
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 6:04pm
laxman wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 3:09am
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 2:11am
It's Pianner
I was confused by the upright bit. As opposed to what?
In an upright piano, the strings are strung vertically to make the instrument more compact, which allows the piano to be played in a limited space. In contrast, the grand piano retains the shape of the original pianoforte in which the strings are strung horizontally, and has a greater potential for expression.
Also, if you pour red wine into a grand piano it has much more effect than an upright, where it mostly just does straight through. Some Guy told me that.
Haha

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Re: Two Degrees of Separation

Post by white man » 16 Jan 2020, 8:14pm

dave202 wrote:
16 Jan 2020, 6:33pm
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 6:04pm
laxman wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 3:09am
white man wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 2:11am
It's Pianner
I was confused by the upright bit. As opposed to what?
In an upright piano, the strings are strung vertically to make the instrument more compact, which allows the piano to be played in a limited space. In contrast, the grand piano retains the shape of the original pianoforte in which the strings are strung horizontally, and has a greater potential for expression.
Also, if you pour red wine into a grand piano it has much more effect than an upright, where it mostly just does straight through. Some Guy told me that.
Wouldn't waste red wine on such a gesture. Maybe white though :approve:

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