Piano Internet Resources List

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From: isako@mit.edu (Isako Hoshino)
Newsgroups: rec.music.makers.piano,rec.answers,news.answers
Subject: rec.music.makers.piano FAQ-Piano Internet Resources List
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Organization: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Summary: This FAQ list is a compilation of resources available on the internet and www which are piano-related or may be of interest to piano players.

Archive-name: music/piano/internet-resources
Posting-Frequency: monthly
Last-modified: 17 Oct 1997
Version: 1.8b

This is the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) list for Piano-related Internet Resources maintained by rec.music.makers.piano newsgroup.

This document contains references to Internet resources which are piano-related or of likely interest to piano players. It is intended to answer questions of the type "Where can I find **** on the Internet?" In this listing preference is given to information sources created by educational institutions, non-profit organizations and voluntary efforts. Some commercial sources are included at the authors' discretion because of their interest to piano players, especially those hard-to-find items (piano rolls, piano parts, etc.). For fuller lists of links to commercial sources, see references below to music trade organizations of in section [18] Starting points for internet searches.

It is assumed that the reader has a fundamental familiarity with the various internet facilities, e.g., World-Wide Web, listserv, FTP, Gopher, telnet, etc. Please note that only companies and resources accessible by Internet are listed here. Please check other documents and FAQ lists for general listings.

At this time, the author is unable to update this document as the links keep changing on almost daily basis. Please use this document as a reference and as a starting point for your search,
but recommend using the search engines such as google to help you find what you are looking for.

The text version of this FAQ is periodically posted to rec.music.makers.piano, news.answers, and rec.answers. This FAQ is available anonymous ftp to rtfm.mit.edu and is found under:

/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/internet-resources
If you do not have access to anonymous FTP, you may retrieve it by sending e-mail to mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu with the message (leave the subject line blank):

SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/internet-resources
You also have accesses to the rest of rmmp FAQs on WWW:

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Piano-related Internet Resources FAQ List

CONTENTS:

  1. FAQs.
    1. FAQs for newsgroup rec.music.makers.piano.
    2. RMMP FAQ retrieval.
    3. rec.music.ragtime FAQ.
    4. Other music-related FAQs.
  2. Newsgroups.
  3. Mailing lists.
  4. Organizations.
    1. Piano-specific.
    2. General music-related.
  5. Automated scores for downloading.
  6. Composers, performers and repertoire.
  7. Copyright.
  8. Instructional softwares, references, on-line lessons and reviews.
  9. Music score publishers and distributors.
    1. List of U.S. music publishers.
    2. Individual companies on the Internet.
    3. Catalogs of scores
  10. Piano manufacturers.
  11. Piano hardware distributors
  12. Injuries.
  13. Piano course descriptions.
  14. Events.
  15. Various special topics.
  16. Bibliographies.
  17. Humor.
  18. Starting points for Internet searches.
  19. Books and Magazines
  20. Other Piano Pages

[1] FAQs.

[1.1] FAQs for newsgroup rec.music.makers.piano.

* General Piano Topics FAQ.
FTP file name at rtfm.mit.edu is
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/general-faq

* Piano Purchasing and Maintenance FAQ
FTP file name at rtfm.mit.edu is
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/maint-and-buy-faq

* Digital Pianos FAQs.
* General Discussion:
FTP file name at rtfm.mit.edu is
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/digital-pianos-faq

* Hardware Specifications:
FTP file name at rtfm.mit.edu is
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/digital-pianos-list

* FAQ on Playing From Memory.
FTP file name at rtfm.mit.edu is
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/memory-playing-faq

* Piano Internet Resources List. (this article)
FTP file name at rtfm.mit.edu is
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/internet-resources

[1.2] RMMP FAQ retrieval.

FAQs for rec.music.makers.piano are posted monthly on rec.music.makers.piano, rec.answers, and news.answers. They may be obtained by anonymous FTP from rtfm.mit.edu under /pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/

They are also available on WWW at:
http://www.ptg.org/rmmp/

If you do not have access to anonymous FTP or WWW, you may retrieve the FAQ(s) by sending an E-mail to mail-server@rtfm.mit.edu with a message, (leave the subject line blank)

	SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/general-faq
	SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/maint-and-buy-faq 
	SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/memory-playing-faq
	SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/digital-pianos-faq
	SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/digital-pianos-list
	SEND usenet/news.answers/music/piano/internet-resources
The FAQ editor and maintainer for rec.music.makers.piano is Isako Hoshino, isako@mit.edu.

[1.3] rec.music.ragtime FAQ.

Posted to the rec.music.ragtime newsgroup.

[1.4] Other music-related FAQs.

While not piano-specific, the following FAQs may be of interest to piano players:

* FAQ for rec.music.classical.performing.
performance anxiety; injuries; organizations; reading list. Can be retrieved at rtfm.mit.edu under
/pub/usenet/news.answers/music/performing/faq


[2] Newsgroups.

If you are looking for old messages, most of the usenet postings are archived at: http://dejanews.com/

* Piano.
rec.music.makers.piano
rec.music.ragtime

* Other music-related.
news:rec.music.bluenote
rec.music.classical
rec.music.classical.performing
rec.music.classical.recordings
rec.music.composing
rec.music.early
alt.music.j-s-bach
alt.music.shostakovich

[3] Mailing lists.

Subscribe by sending a message to the subscription address containing only one of the following variations (if one doesn't work, try the other):

       SUBSCRIBE LISTNAME
       SUBSCRIBE LISTNAME firstname lastname
       SUBSCRIBE firstname lastname
* PIANO-L
For pianists and piano teachers. All aspects of performance and pedagogy may be discussed.
Monthly archive files may be viewed or downloaded from
http://cotton.uamont.edu/disk0/anonymous/lists/piano-l
Subscription address: piano-l-request@uamont.edu

* MUSPRF-L
Music Performance and Pedagogy.
Subscription addres: LISTSERV@CMSUVMB.CMSU.EDU

* HPSCHD-L
Harpsichord; other early keyboard instruments.
Subscription address: listserv@albany.edu

* GROOVE-B3
music, artists and recordings discussion list. Maintained by Hammond
Subscription address: LISTSERV@NETCOM.COM

* (no name... just put "SUBSCRIBE" on the e-mail message)
Technical discussion list of Hammond Organ
Subscription address: HAMMOND-REQUEST@ZK3.DEC.COM

* (no name... just put "SUBSCRIBE" on the e-mail message)
Mechanical Music Digest (formerly Automatic Musical Instruments). Player piano-type instrument mailing list.
Subscription address: automatic-music-request@foxtail.com
http://www.foxtail.com

* DUG
Disklavier discussion group Monitored by Yamaha.
Subscription address: dug-request@westnet.com

* 18-Pno-L
Discussion of 18th Century Keyboard Literature
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* Chopin-L
Discussion of 19th Century Piano Literature
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* 20-Pno-L
Discussion of 20th Century Keyboard Literature
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* NPPC-L
The National Piano Pedagogy Conference Mail List
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* Pno-Ped-L
Issues in the field of Piano Pedagogy
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* Pno-Perf-L
Issues in the field of Piano Performance
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* PIANOFORTE
For pianists of all levels, amateur and professional.
subscription address: majordomo@lists.oulu.fi


[4] Organizations.

[4.1] Piano-specific.

* Piano Technicians Guild.
On-line information for piano players as well as piano technicians. Tuning and maintenance; links to other piano, organ, general music sites.
http://www.ptg.org/

* West Mesa Music Teachers Association, Rio Rancho, NM.
Produces "The Piano Education Page", which contains information of interest to teachers, students and parents, plus WWW links to numerous other music resources.
http://www.unm.edu/~loritaf/pnoedmn.html

* Piano Technicians Guild -- Dallas Chapter
Web page kept by the Dallas Chapter of the PTG.
http://members.tripod.com/~dallasptg

* French Piano Institute
Non-profit organization located in Maryland, USA established in 1992 to promote the authentic performance of French piano music. Keep your eyes open for the two-week piano festival held each July in Paris, France, which they host.
http://www.mmsw.com/fpi.htm
E-mail: gdelente@msn.com

[4.2] General music-related.

* International Association of Music Information Centres.
Currently provides a homepage with links to the American, Canadian and Norwegian Music Center(re)s, plus a list of all the affiliated national music organizations. Watch this homepage for new links as other music centers begin using the Web.
http://www.ingress.com/amc/iamic.htm

* American Music Center.
Library of scores (search catalog on line, borrow by mail) and recordings; directory of composers (arrange contacts); information on organizations and competitions; links to other music information sites.
http://www.ingress.com/amc/
http://www.amc.net/amc/

* Canadian Music Center/Centre Musique Canadienne.
Library database (on line search of catalog of scores and recordings, plus loan requests); purchase scores of Canadian music by E-mail.
http://www.ffa.ucalgary.ca/cmc/

* Norwegian Music Information Centre.
Articles on music in Norway; useful addresses; catalog of most of the music in print of most of the contemporary Norwegian composers; news and events; links to other music resources. A fine example of integration of automated information.
http://www.notam.uio.no/nmi/

* International Alliance for Women in Music
Many links to other women's music organizations and to resources on music by women composers
http://music.acu.edu/www/iawm/home.html

* Center for Women in Music
Inclues links to other women's music organizations, plus a catalog of composistions by New York women composers
gopher://cwis.nyu.edu/11/Departments/Ed/CWIM/

* Guild of American Luthiers
Non-profit organization devoted to free sharing of information on the construction, repair, physics, theory and business of stringed musical instruments, including keyboards
http://www.deltanet.com/GAL/index.htm

* American Liszt Society.
Web page describing the organization and its activities.
http://www.peabody.jhu.edu/als/lisztsoc.html

* Bagaduce Music Lending Library.
Web page describing the library and how to become a member.
http://www.hypernet.com/musiclib.html
E-mail: musiclib@hypernet.com
to request information packet, membership form; order catalog.


[5] Automated scores for downloading.

* http://www.gmd.de/Misc/Music/scores/Welcome.html
PostScript format

* Preludes and "BlueStrider" by Jeff Harrington
in PostScript and MIDI format:
http://www.parnasse.com/jeff.htm

* Net New Music
New Music sound files, MIDI and digital audio
http://www.parnasse.com/netnewmusic.shtml

* Music by Brent Hugh:
http://www.cstp.umkc.edu/users/bhugh/musici.html
note: Site will become http://cctr.umkc.edu/userx/bhugh/musici.html

* ftp.cs.ruu.nl/cd/pub/MIDI/SONGS/CLASSICAL
MIDI format

* Sheet music collection of the Johns Hopkins Milton Eisenhower Library
(available December 1995).
Social history of America through its popular music. MIDI format
http://musicbox.mse.jhu.edu/

* Cormorant Press
shareware piano musics by Back, Goldgerg, etc.
http://www.cormorantpress.com/
e-mail: wlgold@biddeford.com
PO Box 169
Hallowell, Maine 04347

* Classical MIDI Connection
http://mail.dtx-bbs.com/~raborn

* Classical MIDI Archive
http://www.prs.net/midi.html

* Haydn, Mahler, Tchaikovsky and Wagner
http://www.emi.net/~zurf/midi.html

* IRD Internet Music File
http://www.mbmarktcons.com/mbmarkt/irdhome.htm
ftp://ftp.mbmarktcons.com/pub/mbmarkt/ird/ird-by-topic/art&ent/music.exe


[6] Composers, performers and repertoire.

* World Wide Web individual artist pages.
http://www.amc.net/amc/artists.htm

* "Unknown Composers".
Biogaphical summaries and lists of compositions of composers whose works deserve to be heard and played more than they are. Includes "Non-standrard Piano Masterpieces", written by members of the Piano-L list.
http://kith.org/jimmosk/TOC.html

* Scarlatti Archive [or a beginning at least].
Recording excerpts.
http://www.win.tue.nl/cgi/scarlatti

* J. S. Bach home page
http://tile.net/bach/

* Performer biographical summaries.
http://www.classicalmus.com/artist-piano.html
http://www.sony.com/Music/ArtistInfo/
http://www.nwu.edu/WNUR/jazz/artists/

* Composer biographical summaries.
http://www.shef.ac.uk/misc/rec/ps/efi/
http://www.schirmer.com

* Guiomar Novaes
Brazilian pianist
http://www.geopages.com/Paris/2169/guiomar.html

* Links to composer data
http://music.acu.edu/www/iawm/resource.html

* Mini-encyclopedia of composers
http://www.hnh.com/qcomp.htm

* Classical Composers Database (under construction?)
http://www.knoware.nl/users/jsmeets/index.html

* Classical music resources
http://www.classical.net/music/

* Living composers.
http://www.io.com/~glenford/Mozart_Among_Us_TOP.html

* FAQ for alt.music.J-S-Bach.
http://www.basistech.com/bach/

* Oleg Volkov
http://members.aol.com/ovolkov1/home.htm


[7] Copyright.

* U.S. Copyright Office. Obtain Circulars on-line.
http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/
gopher: marvel.loc.gov
telnet: marvel.loc.gov
Log on as marvel
* Article "The Copyright Law and the Musician"
written by David Richards. Covers the nature and extent of copyright protection, restrictions on copying and arranging, "fair use", recording, public performance, infringement, penalties, licensing organizations.
http://harmony-central.mit.edu/Bands/copyright.txt
gopher://wiretap.spies.com/00/Library/Article/Rights/copyrigh.mus

* Article by Sandy Jane Wong on copyright in relation to multimedia.
http://www.dorsai.org/p-law/wong_dir/docs/wongpap4.html

* Text of copyright laws.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/usc/17/overview.html
gopher address: palimpsest.stanford.edu/11/ByTopic/copyright/copyright.act

* Music Publishers' Association.
http://host.mpa.org/mpa/

* Copyright Clearance Center Online.
http://www.openmarket.com/copyright/

* Licensing organizations.
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
was: http://www.visualradio.com/ascap/as0.htm
now: ???

BMI.
http://bmi.com/

SESAC.
http://online.music-city.com/sesac.html

Article "Operating dynamics of Performing Rights Societies".
http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/documents/infopol/copyright/massarsk.txt

* Copyright FAQ
ftp://ftp.aimnet.com/pub/users/carroll/law/copyright/faq/


[8] Instructional softwares, references, on-line lessons and reviews.

* Technology in Music Education (TIME).
Fist go to University of Texas at San Antonio
http://www.utsa.edu
then, select the menus
    UTSA Information
    Institute for Music Research at UTSA
    TIME
* Brent Hugh's music instruction software page.
Has links to manufacturers.
http://www.cstp.umkc.edu/users/bhugh/musici.html
Site will become http://cctr.umkc.edu/userx/bhugh/musici.html

* Musicware
http://www.halcyon.com/musicware/

* Practicing effectively and efficiently - by Martha Beth Lewis
http://www.serve.com/marbeth

* Sheet Music Online
Some teaching materials in EPS format and other self-study materials available. http://sheetmusic.cenornet.com

* Piano on the Net
On-line piano lessons!
http://206.20.136.210/~wngdsm/music.html

* Encyclopedia of the Piano
Garland Publishing Inc.,
1000A Sherman Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
e-mail: info@garland.com
http://www.garlandpub.com

* Jump Music
Piano playing instructional computer-interfaced hardware
http://www.jumpmusic.com


[9] Music score publishers and distributors.

[9.1] List of U.S. music publishers.

* Music Publishers' Association.
http://host.mpa.com

* G. Schirmer, Inc., and Associated Music Publishers, Inc.
http://www.schirmer.com

* Musicware
http://www.halcyon.com/musicware/

* Hildegard Press
Music by women composer
http://music.acu.edu/WWW/IAWM/hildegard.html

* European American Music Distributors
http://www.eamdc.com

* Arsis Press
Publisher of concert and sacred music by women composers
http://www.instantweb.com/~arsis

* Encore Music
publishing house dedicated to publishing and distributing the finest sacred music in the world
http://www.sacredmusic.com
e-mail: encor@cyberhighway.net
[9.2] Individual companies on the Internet.

* Theodore Presser, Inc.
E-mail: presser@netaxs.com

* Maestronet.
Piano sheet music for the early grades available for sale and download directly over the net. (Uses Adobe's cross platform file format Acrobat).
http://www.maestronet.com

* Composer's Manuscript Press.
Provides music and software for churches.
http://www.goshen.net/cmp101/cmp.html

* J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.
Browse catalogs, order music on-line.
http://www.jwpepper.com/

* Music Book Society.
A book club offering books, CDs, videos, etc., in the area of classical music and opera. On-line ordering under development.
http://www.tiac.net/users/musicbk

* RBC Music Company, Inc.
has huge inventory of all types of piano music. specializes in educational print music Order on-line, or be added to e-mail list to receive promotional flyers or mail-outs.
http://www.rbcmusic.com
E-mail: sales@rbcmusic.com

* sheet musics on the network
put there by copyright holders.
ftp://ftp.gmd.de/music/README.html

* Combs Music
sound samples, figs, sample pages
http://www.infi.net/~combsdm
e-mail: combsdm@nr.infi.net

* A.D.G. (Andrew D. Gordon) Productions.
Instructional materials.
http://www.adgproductions.com

* Alfred Publishing (under development as of 3/96)
http://www.alfredpub.com

* Sheet Music Online
Also includes a list of various piano goodies (metronomes, artists benches, action lubricants, etc.)
http://sheetmusic.cenornet.com

* Piano Books, Scores, Audio, etc
Categorized compilation of 500 Piano related books, scores, audios, etc. http://members.aol.com/pianobooks

[9.3] Catalogs of scores.

* Catalog of Jazz and Contemporary Scores
maintained by American Music Center
catalogs of over 25,000 contemporary and jazz scores
http://www.ingress.com/amc/scores.html

* Catalogs of Classical Music
http://www.gprep.pvt.k12.md.us/classical/catalogue.html

* Links to on-line music library catalogs
http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~brownlib/music/music.html


[10] Piano manufacturers.

* Baldwin
http://mozart.mw3.com:80/baldwin/

* Kurzweil
http://www.youngchang.com/kurzweil/

* Steinway & Sons
http://www.g2g.com/steinway/
e-mail: swinfo@g2g.com

* Piano Disc
http://www.pianodisc.com/

* Boston Pianos
http://www.g2g.com/steinway/html/boston.html

* Yamaha Corporation
http://www.yamaha.com

* Wersi
http://www.midifarm.com/wersi/

* Roland Corporation
http://www.rolandcorp.com/

* Young Chang Akki Co., Ltd.
http://www.youngchang.com

* Stanwood & Company
http://www.tiac.net/users/stanwood/first.htm

* Hubbard Harpsichords, Inc
http://www.hubbard.qds.com

* Technics
http://www.InfoStream.ab.ca/technics/digital.html
http://www.technics.com/technics/

* Generalmusic S.p.A.
Ahlborn organs, Schulze Pollmann pianos, Real Piano digital pianos and more...
http://www.generalmusic.com/products/index.htm

* Mason & Hamlin
http://www.pianodisc.com/mh_piano/mason.html


[11] Piano hardware mailorder distributors.

* International Piano Supplies (IPS)
Piano parts, books, etc.
http://www.pianosupply.com/partlist.html

* CMF Piano Accessories
sell piano benches (100s of variations), stools, lamps, castercups, covers, cushions, cleaning supplies, books, videos etc.
e-mail: cmf@infi-net.com
http://www.infi-net.com/pianostuff


[12] Injuries.

* Jonas Jen's thesis on occupational problems of pianists:
injuries and other disorders. Causes, symptoms, therapies.
http://rvik.ismennt.is/~jssen/musmed.html

* Article "Musculoskeletal Problems in Musicians"
covering musculoskeletal/neuromuscular disorders as they relate to the musician; causes and effects, preventive measures, and an overview of current diagnosis and treatment procedures. Prepared by the Center for Safety in the Arts.
Gopher path: gopher.tmn.com/Artswire/csa/arthazards/performing
Via WWW: gopher://gopher.tmn.com/11/Artswire/csa/arthazards/performing

* Repetitive stress injuries in general.
At University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
http://www.engr.unl.edu/ee/eeshop/music.html
http://www.engr.unl.edu/ee/eeshop/rsi.html .

* Repetitive stress injuries in general.
ftp.csua.berkeley.edu/pub.typing-injury/

* SOREHAND mailing list
Subscription address: listserv@itssrv1.ucsf.edu

* Pno-Med-L mailing list
Medical Issues for the Pianist
subscription address: Majordomo@earth.ColState.EDU

* List of RSI-aware doctors, including performing arts medicine clinics.
http://www.engr.unl.edu/ee/eeshop/findadoc.html
auto E-mail: send mail to mpaul@engrs.unl.edu, subject "Findadoc"

* Alexander Technique
Mailing List: alextech@nicnext.life.uiuc.edu
(subscription info can be found on the Web Page also)
http://www.life.uiuc.edu/jeff/alextech.html
http://none.coolware.com/health/alex_tech/FlyerBody.html
http://sedona.net:80/life/alex/
http://www.alexandertechnique.com

[13] Piano course descriptions.

* Indiana University School of Music.
http://www.music.indiana.edu
Choose Music Resources on the Internet, Academic Sites.

* Rice University Music Department
Links to music schools
http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~brownlib/music/music.html

* Lycos search facility.
Also try using this search facility. Search using keywords "piano" and "course", "degree", or "major".
http://lycos.cs.cmu.edu


[14] Events.

* Musi-Cal
On-line world-wide live performance information
http://www.calendar.com/concerts/
e-mail: concerts@calendar.com

* Chopin Competition in Warsaw
http://www.atm.com.pl/chopin-competition/

* The Murray Dranoff International Two Piano Competition Presents
http://www.geocities.com/Broadway/1106

* Concorso Pianistico Internazionale Citta' di Senigallia
International Piano Competition and International Meeting Young Pianist
http://www.nettuno.it/senigallia/concorso/

* Monterey Bay Ragtime Festival
http://members.aol.com/BCABBR/mbrf1.html


[15] Various special topics.

* New piano notation conventions
from the International Conference on New Musical Notation (1974).
http://next.rug.ac.be/Notatie_piano.html

* Ragtime.
http://ragtimers.org/~ragtimers/
See also rec.music.ragtime newsgroup and FAQ.

* Electronic music machines.
http://www.hyperreal.com:80/music/machines/
ftp: hyperreal.com.machines

* Organ mailing lists:

* Technical discussion list.
To subscribe, send an E-mail to hammond-request@zk3.dec.com with
subscribe in the message body.

* Music, artist, and recordings discussion list.
To subscribe, send an E-mail to listserv@netcom.com with
subscribe groove-b3 in the message body.

* Disklavier.
http://crca-www.ucsd.edu/bobw/disklavier.html

* A virtual representation of The Franklin Institute Science
Museum's exhibit "What Makes Music?", an introduction to the physics of music.
http://sln.fi.edu/~helfrich/music/intro.html

* Piano tuning software for Windows from Home Scale Technologies.
http://www.itsnet.com/~hometech/

* Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz Home Page.
http://www.scetv.org/scetv/pjazmenu.html

* Contemporary Music Info-Junction.
Links to articles on theory, electronics, organizations, composers, reviews, etc. http://www.thoughtport.com/CMIJ/

* Glossary of musical terms.
http://www.hnh.com/mgloss.htm

* Harpsichord Information Center.
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/1685/

* Wedding Music Information Source
http://www.nuwebny.com/wedmusic

* Electronic Piano Buying Guide
http://www.golden.net/~mgd/pibg.htm

* Piano Hammer Research Page
http://www.gmi.edu/~drussell/hammers.html


[16] Bibliographies.

* Music Education Resource Base.
http://www.ffa.ucalgary.ca/merb/


[17] Humor.

* Legendary Bangkok piano recital.
http://www.nzso.co.nz/fun/bangkok.html

* Description of a piano
http://www.ii.uib.no/~magnus/e/PIANO.html


[18] Some starting points for Internet searches.

The following provide numerous references to other sources of music-related information:

* Carnegie Mellon University Internet index (Lycos).
Good for searching on word matches.
Select "enhance your search". Then type in the search words, such as "piano dealer" or "concert pianist". Select "match any term" and change it to "match on all terms". Then select "search".
http://lycos.cs.cmu.edu or http://www.lycos.com
http://lycos.cs.cmu.edu

* Yahoo!
Good for searching by category.
Select "arts" or "entertainment". Then select "music". At that point you may key in the word "piano" and select "search", or you may continue downward by sub-catetories, such as "instruments", then "companies".
http://www.yahoo.com

* Library of Congress.
gopher: marvel.loc.gov
telnet: marvel.loc.gov
Log on as marvel.

* The Piano Education Page.
http://www.unm.edu/~loritaf/pnoedmn.html

* Indiana University School of Music.
http://www.music.indiana.edu
Chose Music Resources on the Internet.

* Galaxy internet directory service.
http://galaxy.einet.net/galaxy.html
On menus choose Leisure and Recreation, Music.

* Patrck's Musicians' Referral Page
http://www.crl.com/~patrickk/music.html
looking for musicians? looking for a band to join? equipment for sale?

* Classical music resources
http://www.classical.net/music/

* Music Trades Magazine
features a wide array of statistics as well as late-breaking industry news and feature articles http://www.musictrades.com


[19] Books and Magazines.

* Keyboard Magazine.
http://www.keyboardmag.com/keyboard/

* The Piano Book - description; order on-line.
http://www.pianobook.com

* Everything You Ever Needed To Know About Buying A Piano
http://www.webgate.net/~jelliott/piano/piano.html


[20] Other Piano pages.

* The U.K. Piano Page
http://www.airtime.co.uk/forte/

* Piano Tuning FAQ
FAQ about piano tuning answered in scientific aspects -- This page contains some educational information including scientific aspects of piano going out of tune as well as mathematical aspects and history of Equal Temperament.
http://members.aol.com/pianotuned/faq.html

* All About Pianos!
"Everything you ever wanted to know about the piano!"
http://www.tiac.net/users/pianos


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This document is copyright (c) 1995, 1996, 1997 by Phil Tompkins and Isako Hoshino. Hypertext translation by Isako Hoshino. It may be freely distributed in its entirety provided that this copyright notice is not removed. It may not be sold for profit nor incorporated in commercial documents without the authors' permissions. This article is provided "as is" without express or implied warranties. While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this article, the authors assume no responsibilities for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein.


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