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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:06 am   Post subject: What means "1v" / "3v", "4th" / "m3", "rt" / "sim"? Reply with quote

I was just wondering, what these terms means in piano descriptions.
If you know some of them, pleeze reply.

Thnx,
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:44 pm   Post subject: Reply with quote

Are the words describing the actual piano itself or the piano music?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 1:53 am   Post subject: What means "1v" / "3v", "4th" / "m3", "rt" / "sim"? Reply with quote

Well, actually it describes piano samples.
I thought these are different pianos, but maybe you're right. The samples could be from the same piano, but for different kinds of music (e.g. dynamic indications, keys, reverberation,...).
Anyway, I still don't know what it stands for...
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2006 5:17 am   Post subject: Reply with quote

They all look like abbreviations to me. They are really hard to understand unless they are put into context. Are there #'s/data that goes with it?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 30, 2006 8:38 am   Post subject: What means "1v" / "3v", "4th" / "m3", "rt" / "sim"? Reply with quote

The abbreviations separated with a slash in the topic are from the same characteristic description, so they can't stand together (e.g. either "1v" or "3v", not both at the same time).

I just found a page with the "1v" and "3v" (and other "v"s, too):
http://www.nationalbraille.org/music_Piano-Fer.htm

Could "m3" stand for minor third and "4th" for Perfect 4th?
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:45 pm   Post subject: Reply with quote

I guessed that too, but if m3 means minor third, then prefect 4th should be P4...

For the page you posted, I believe the "V" means the total volume in the series.

I searched and searched and found nothing much.

Good luck on your research!
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