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Tips & Advice

16/07/2021
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What Do The Pedals Do On A Piano? Find Out In This Blog!

Almost all digital, grand or upright pianos will usually have either 2 or 3 pedals. These pedals may differ slightly depending on the brand and models for specific functionality, but most follow this rule. Most ‘Grand Pianos’ (and digital pianos) use the following pedals from left to right… Una Corda Pedal | Sostenuto Pedal | Sustain Pedal ‘Upright Pianos’ differ slightly, by having from left to right… Soft Pedal | Practice Pedal |Sustain Pedal What does each pedal do? Sustain Pedal (RHS) Let’s start with the pedal that most players... Read More

16/02/2021
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Yamaha Xperts Online: Saturday 13th March – 7pm

An Exclusive Invitation Yamaha Xperts Online: Saturday 13th March – 7pm Discover why now is the time to upgrade to Genos with our exclusive online event Ever wondered what upgrading to a Yamaha Genos workstation would do for your music? Brought to you by Rimmers Music and presented by ‘Yamaha experts Paul Thirkettle and Daniel Watt’, this 1 hour seminar will be livestreamed on ‘Saturday 13th March 7pm’ to a small and select group of participants and will not be available to view after the event is finished. This ‘free... Read More

29/09/2020
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Yamaha CVP800 Series Experience

EXPERIENCE THE AMAZING YAMAHA CVP800 SERIES IN-STOREWe’re pleased to invite you to our Leyland store on Thursday 15th October to get up close and personal with the all-new Yamaha CVP-809GP, CVP-809 and CVP-805. These are the most incredible Clavinova models yet. You’ll experience some amazing new sounds, styles, features and so much more when you join our ‘Yamaha Clavinova Expert’ in-store for this very special session. Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Book your ‘FREE’ 1 hour product demonstration from a Yamaha specialist Rimmers Music20 Chapel BrowLeylandPR25 3NETel: 01772 433281Email: leyland@rimmersmusic.co.uk... 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

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

03/10/2019
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Yamaha ‘XPERTS’ IN STORE

Whether you need help with the basics, or want to explore what your keyboard is capable of, the Xperts in Store team are here to help. Yamaha ‘XPERTS IN STORE‘ sees Yamaha keyboard specialists coming to our Rimmers Music ‘BOLTON & EDINBURGH STORES‘ to help you get the most out of your Yamaha keyboard. This event is completely ‘FREE OF CHARGE‘ No matter whether you pop-in for an hour, or spend the whole day with the team, we are sure you will find your time with us both entertaining and... Read More

14/09/2019
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FREE Takamine Guitar Masterclass With Stuart Ryan

On Saturday 2th November we are hosting an exciting event with Takamine in our Bolton store. We are inviting you to come along to see a world-class guitarist in action with a masterclass. Award-winning musician Stuart Ryan is regarded as one of the UK’s finest acoustic/electric guitarists. He began his professional career in 2002 when he was awarded Guitarist Magazine’s ‘Acoustic Guitarist of The Year’ and cemented his reputation with countless live appearances at concert halls, guitar festivals and clubs across the UK and Europe. A personal invitation by Martin Taylor... Read More

01/08/2019
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Korg PA Series Keyboard Demonstration & Sale Weekend 14-15th September – Rimmers Music Leyland Store

Korg PA Series Keyboard Demonstration & Sale Weekend 14-15th September 11.00am – 5.00pm Rimmers Music – Leyland Store We would like to invite you to meet top Korg Experts and demonstrators Adam Whittle & Pete Shaw  at our Leyland store. They will be available to show you the amazing ‘Korg PA Series keyboards’ all weekend from 11.00am -5.00pm Sat/Sun 14-15th Sept 2019 Adam and Pete will be available to give you inside expert information, hints and tips and we will have exclusive offers over the weekend. Part exchange is always... Read More