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Rimmers Music Blog

06/03/2020

What’s the difference…. a Piano, Keyboard, Synthesizer or an Organ?

Every so often a customer will come into the store keen to purchase and learn any of the above instruments. However, there can sometimes be confusion as to what the correct instrument is that they have in mind. A customer wanting to learn to play a keyboard, in fact, think that it’s an organ (possibly due to references from grandparents etc about learning to play the organ). So what is the difference, and does it really matter what instrument you purchase? Let’s find out! What is the difference between a... Read More

02/03/2020
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New Yamaha CVP800 Series

Rimmers Music are a proud agent for the ‘New Yamaha Clavinova 800 Series‘ The Models are the Yamaha CVP-805, CVP 809 & CVP-809GP. Click here to view the full range. With the introduction of the new Yamaha Clavinova CVP-805, CVP-809 and CVP-809GP, Yamaha has successfully taken its highly popular Clavinova CVP series to new technical and musical heights. The Clavinova CVP-800 series represents the perfect synergy of classic and meticulous piano craftsmanship, cutting-edge technology and exquisite sound. All three models boast a stunning design with attention to the smallest details:... Read More

20/01/2020
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Yamaha Clavinova Experience – Hear It & Experience It At Rimmers Music

Enjoy Clavinova in the hands of two world-class musicians as Peter Baartmans and Susan Albers present 6 nights of incredible music. Two of the concerts are in our store areas: EDINBURGH – TUESDAY 11TH FEBRUARYThe Corn Exchange 11 Newmarket Road Edinburgh EH14 1RJ To Get More Information And Book Your FREE Tickets – CLICK HERE BOLTON/MANCHESTER – WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARYWorsley Park HotelWorsley Park Manchester M28 2QTTo Get More Information And Book Your FREE Tickets – CLICK HERE PETER BAARTMANSPeter is one of the most identifiable and respected presenters of musical... Read More

17/12/2019

Christmas & New Year Opening Times 2019 – 2020

As we go into the last few weeks of 2019, both Christmas and New Year are drawing ever nearer! To make sure you don’t miss out on our brilliant deals, Christmas Gift Ideas, or even a musical treat for yourself, here’s our store opening times over the Christmas period as well as delivery dates for online orders. Online Delivery Schedule  With our next delivery*, you can get musical instruments and accessories for the musician in your life at the very last minute. Just remember to leave time to wrap them!... Read More

17/12/2019

Survey data: what do Brits think about Christmas songs and festive traditions?

Opinions towards Christmas vary significantly, some regard it ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, while others would rather hide under a rock until January comes around.  Our recent festive survey gained insight into Britains favourite Christmas traditions, the music they love the most and the worst-rated Christmas songs. The survey revealed that August babies love Christmas music the most and that 48% of Brits plan on having a drink before midday on Christmas. August babies love Christmas music the most August babies love Christmas music the most! The data... Read More

22/11/2019
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Competition Time. Win A Yamaha PSRE263 Keyboard – FREE!

COMPETITION TIME.Share your opinion on Christmas music and traditions and you could be in to ‘Win A Yamaha PSRE263 Keyboard‘ (RRP £174.00) Its completely ‘FREE‘ to enter so why not have ago? You never know….Enter Here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/F3QG3GZ Good Luck!#competition #freecompetition #competitionseason #competitiontime #competitions #freekeyboard #keyboard Pin ItTweet

21/11/2019
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Which Are The Best Musical Instruments for Kids?

Playing an instrument is not only fun for your child, but beneficial for their development. According to Dr Nina Kraus, a professor of communication sciences, playing an instrument can have positive effects for your child such as improved listening skills in the classroom, better social skills, confidence and patience. These benefits are even thought to last after your child stops playing an instrument.  Children are often very excited to pick up an instrument and begin learning. However, it is important that your children learn to play the best instrument for... Read More

31/10/2019
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Korg Christmas Gift Ideas with Rimmers Music

Rimmers Music would like to invite you to attend our ‘Live Korg Christmas Gift Show’ broadcasting on Thursday 28th November at 5pm GMT. Let us show you some exciting ‘New Korg Products’ – Ideal for Christmas!Featuring the fabulous Korg EK50 Keyboard, beautiful Korg B2 Piano and incredibly popular Korg Kross 2 Synthesizer. Top Korg product specialist demonstrators Luke Edwards & Adam Whittle and our very own show host Graham Blackledge will be live. Using the latest broadcast technology you can talk to our team via your computer and ask questions... Read More

15/10/2019
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Roland Pianos – Beautiful Pieces Of Furniture

For most of its life, a piano is a piece of furniture – which is why pianists pay attention to more than just how it sounds and how it feels. Grand pianos are the dream for most people, and some of the time that has little to do with the quality of the instrument, and a lot to do with the fact that it looks magnificent in whatever room/building/venue it goes in. Hotels, cruise ships, and restaurants all use pianos as viewing points, and unsurprisingly, people are doing the same... Read More

03/10/2019
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Best Pianos For Beginners

If you have arrived on this page, it is most likely because you or someone you know is looking at starting to learn the piano. Luckily for you, there has never been a better time to start your search for your first piano. Digital pianos offer you the ability to play with headphones and apps, along with never having to tune or maintain them. In this blog we will be going over the entry level Roland pianos – as these pianos have all the features you need to start (and... Read More