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Practical piano tuning

Albert W. Dickey

Practical piano tuning

a method with a "do it yourself" outlook.

by Albert W. Dickey

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Published in Madison, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- Tuning.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT165 .D59 195
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 l. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5785271M
    LC Control Number59046313
    OCLC/WorldCa11189718

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    Lesson 9: The Square Grand Piano. The old Square Grand piano, while not too common, still exists and may be encountered at any time. They have special tuning, regulation and repair problems which are well covered in this lesson. A special section is added on general piano repairs with a host of tips and short cuts that can save time and money. THE E BOOK OF PIANOS is an invaluable handbook for anyone who owns or plans to buy a piano. The only book of its kind available, it gives complete, practical guidelines for purchasing and caring for a piano. No company can pay to be rated in the E Book of Pianos. So you can trust what you are reading about pianos.

    Practical definition, of or relating to practice or action: practical mathematics. See more. Tuning a piano in noisy environments, tricks from the pro They called you to tune a piano for a concert at the last hour. The time available is ridiculously short, .


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Practical piano tuning by Albert W. Dickey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tune and Repair Your Own Piano: A Practical and Theoretical Guide to the Tuning of All Keyboard Stringed Instruments and to the Running Repair of the by Michael Johnson | Oct 1, out of 5 stars 2. A very good book on piano repair and general maintainance.

A must have for all upright and grand piano owners. The book illustrates the various parts of the piano, the functioning and how to repair and re tune if required.

Tuning is something that should not be done in haste. Better to do it with a lot of caution or leave it for a by: 5. PIANO TUNING BOOK AND CD FOR BEGINNERS -- By Dennis E. Kurk PTG. Dennis Kurk has many years of experience tuning pianos and restoring them. He is a member of the Piano Technician's Guild of America also.

His book, Piano Tuning for Beginners, is 18 pages long, /2 by 11 inches. There are several photographs. Topics covered are. The hard cover book is a step by step instruction manual. It emphasis the practical application of tuning a piano aurally.

Its 93 pages are designed to help you learn the process of tuning a piano from the first step to the : Hardcover. With a Detailed, Practical Method for Tuning Contents: Some remarks by the publisher -- Introductory remarks -- The evolution of the modern pianoforte -- Description of the modern pianoforte -- Acoustical laws of sounding strings -- The musical scale and musical intonation -- The equal temperament -- Pianoforte strings and their proper.

Most other tuning sources tell you not to try, overwhelm you with technical detail, or really want to sell you a book. Our piano tuning web page is straightforward, online and completely free. The tuning process is mechanically simple but difficult to master.

Professional tuners spend a career perfecting their skills. Read this tutorial. "Piano Tuning And Repair For Profit," my illustrated eight lesson piano tuning course can teach you to tune and repair pianos and begin earning income for yourself and your family in the shortest time is as close as you can come to apprenticing with a working tuner and it's only $ complete, including a quality 26 piece Schaff Piano Company tuning, repair and.

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Tuning lessons are followed by instruction in electronic tuning and a discussion of special tuning techniques, such as raising and lowering pitch. The chapter closes with a list of issues that commonly affect piano tuning, and solu-tions to those problems.

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I am looking for volunteers File Size: 1MB. Miscellaneous Topics Pertaining to the Practical Work of Tuning. Cause of the Beats. Finishing up the Temperament. Tuning the Treble. Tuning the Bass. False Waves. LESSON XV. Miscellaneous Items Pertaining to the Practical Work of Tuning, Regulating, and Repairing.

Comparison of the Different Systems of Temperament. One practical method of tuning the piano begins with tuning all the notes in the "temperament" octave in the lower middle range of the piano. A tuner starts by using an external reference, usually an A tuning fork, (or commonly a C tuning fork) to tune a beginning pitch, and then tunes the other notes in the "temperament" using tempered interval relationships.

Piano Tuning Carl-Johan Forss • The Tuning edition of the German collegiate series of Piano tech books • In-depth book on different methods of Tuning • General knowledge on choosing an instrument, hybrid piano, climate control, etc.

• Includes experiments to demonstrate different aspects of piano tuning, strings stretching etc. Piano Factory Style Tuning Lever This lever is designed for factory work. It is great for installing new tuning pins.

With the pin plank in place and supported beneath, you can turn in a tuning pin a couple of turns, then hammer on the butt end of the tuning lever head with a hammer and drive in the pin all the way.

13" long with #2 tip- 15 ounces. These are based on the steps outlined in "Piano Servicing, Tuning, and Rebuilding: For the Professional, the Student, and the Hobbyist" by Arthur Reblitz.

However, they have been modified to be more practical. I've used many electronic tuning devices over the years and could testify their usefulness from a practical point of view. I started tuning pianos using my ears exclusively but soon realized that an Electronic Tuning Device (ETD) is very useful to evaluate the present state of a piano like its general overall pitch, where or at what region it has gone up or down and of course to know.

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A Simple and Accurate Method for Amateurs. By J. Cree Fischer. Piano Book. Excellent book for amateurs. Simple repairs, raising dropped notes, tuning by easy method of flattened fifths.

No previous skills needed. 4 illustrations. ry: Textbook-Piano. Tuning a piano can be a complex and confusing task. I have been teaching people to tune pianos since and I have identified many ways to make learning to tune a piano, fun and rewarding, with a minimal amount of frustration. Mark Cerisano, RPT [email protected] Size: KB.

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The course is offered with payment options and plans intended to accommodate your budget. All course packages include the Randy Potter School Training Manual, Lessons and Examinations, Six 2-hour Training .Get this from a library! Theory and practice of piano construction: with a detailed, practical method for tuning.

[William Braid White]. A Comprehensive Guide to Piano Tuning, Repairing, and Rebuilding A new book by Mario Igrec, an award-winning pianist, piano technician, and rebuilder. Igrec takes an in-depth look at the history, design, and maintenance of the piano, and provides practical guidance to anyone who wants to learn how to tune, repair, regulate, voice, rebuild, or 5/5(1).