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As a beginner voice student, I need a piano for my daily practices. However, I live in a small studio apartment and have no space for a full size piano. What is the smallest piano/keyoard that works?

Something like this maybe:

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4237234

http://www.amazon.com/Casio-SA-76-Mini-Keyboard-Orange/dp/B003VX1GI8

Actually, I only need slightly more than 2 octaves since my current range is low C to high D.

I do have some apps on my tablet pc that simulate a piano, but I prefer a standalone device with real keys.

I also found some mini midi keyboards that are more compact (25 keys) and can raise/lower the tones by octaves. Unfortunately they are only midi controllers and require a computer to make sound; otherwise they would be perfect.

Suggestions?

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As a beginner voice student, I need a piano for my daily practices. However, I live in a small studio apartment and have no space for a full size piano. What is the smallest piano/keyoard that works?

Something like this maybe:

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4237234

http://www.amazon.com/Casio-SA-76-Mini-Keyboard-Orange/dp/B003VX1GI8

Actually, I only need slightly more than 2 octaves since my current range is low C to high D.

I do have some apps on my tablet pc that simulate a piano, but I prefer a standalone device with real keys.

I also found some mini midi keyboards that are more compact (25 keys) and can raise/lower the tones by octaves. Unfortunately they are only midi controllers and require a computer to make sound; otherwise they would be perfect.

Suggestions?

Look for the Roll-up Piano. http://www.buyrolluppiano.com/new-hand-roll-piano.html

I bought one for a friend. Keyboard feel is a bit rubbery, but all the notes are there, and is easy to use and roll-up to put away.

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Steven's idea is quite a good one,

One thing I would recommend is getting a full size key k/board rather than mini key (hence the roll up). You'll never be really happy with mini as they are too fiddly and you'll hit notes whilst hitting the tone / semi below or above it.

Obviously ebay has hundreds usually in local area and some of the keyboards are 5 octave and quickly looking local for me 99p to £48 and that's with a stand.

I have (as well as the piano and my old DX-7) a little yamaha sound sampler k/b, but I only ever use it for sampling, but I only used the mini for playing for a very short time. The piano is main use, but the dx-7 is useful when need sounds such a harpsichord / other piano's (and the dx-7 doesn't need tuning like the piano does + you can use headphones)

Stew

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I was going to say to check out some pawn shops but I don't know where you live and if they have such places. Pawn shops are where people will take out a loan on some item and if they can't pay, the shop can sell it, usually for much less than retail or new.

My first wife, who had a Kawai baby grand, also had a Roland JU-60 Keyboard that we bought at pawn shop really cheap.

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