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

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This is the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) list for
Piano-related Internet Resources.

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.

This FAQ is periodically posted to rec.music.makers.piano,
news.answers and rec.answers.  This FAQ is available for retrieval
from rtfm.mit.edu via anonymous FTP under:

     /pub/usenet/news.answers/music/piano/internet-resources

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CONTENTS:

[1]  FAQs.
     [1.1] FAQs for newsgroup rec.music.makers.piano.
     [1.2] RMMP FAQ retrieval.
     [1.3] rec.music.ragtime FAQ.
     [1.4] Other music-related FAQs

[2]  Newsgroups.

[3]  Mailing lists.

[4]  Organizations.
     [4.1] Piano-specific.
     [4.2] 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.
     [9.1] List of U.S. music publishers.
     [9.2] Individual companies on the Internet.
     [9.3] Catalogs of scores

[10] Piano manufacturers.

[11] Piano hardware mailorder 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.


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[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

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

 * Piano Internet Resources FAQ 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@mtl.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


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[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.
   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


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[3]  Mailing lists.

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

       SUBSCRIBE LISTNAME
       SUBSCRIBE LISTNAME firstname lastname
       SUBSCRIBE fistname lastname


 * PIANO-L.
   For pianists and piano teachers.  All aspects
   of performance and pedagogy may be discussed.
   Monthly archive files may be view 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


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[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 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 every July 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 Your 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.


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[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 Bach, 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 Archives
   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/



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[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.noware.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


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[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" 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 path: 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/


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

 * Technology in Music Education (TIME).
   First go to University of Texas at San Antonio,
   http://www.utsa.edu
   Select 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


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[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 Publisher, Inc.
   http://www.schirmer.com

 * Musicware
   http://www.halcyon.com/musicware/ </a> <P>

 * 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.
   hrrp://www.rbcmusic.com
   E-mail: sales@rbcmusic.com

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

 * Combs Music
   GIFs, sample sounds, ordering piano transcriptions.
   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


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[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.masonhamlin.com

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[11] Piano hardware mailorder distributors.

 * International Piano Supply
   Piano parts, tools, accessories, etc.
   http://www.pianosupply.com/ips

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


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[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
   URL: gopher://gopher.tmn.com/11/Artswire/csa/arthazards/performing

 * At University of Nebraska - Lincoln:
   repetitive injuries in general
   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:  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


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[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


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[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


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[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


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[16] Bibliographies.

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


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[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


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[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

 * 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


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[19] Books and Magazines.

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

 * The Piano Book - description; order on-line.
   http://www.tiac.net/users/pianobk

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


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[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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