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Pianos, piano tuners and their problems

by George W. Booth

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Published by Janus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- Tuning.,
  • Piano -- Maintenance and repair.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge W. Booth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML652 .B6667 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL595194M
    ISBN 101857562151
    LC Control Number96187305
    OCLC/WorldCa34851203

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    A complete guide to the craft of piano tuning, covering both its aural and manual aspects. At the heart of each of the book's two parts, "The Tuner's Ear" and "The Tuner's Hand," is an essay explaining in detail the standard practices of piano tuning in terms of their underlying acoustics and mechanics.5/5(2). We also offer pre owned, like-new and made for the American market Yamaha pianos of the highest quality available as well as “grey market” Yamaha pianos endorsed and recommended in “The Piano Book” by Larry Fine. Virtually all of our competitors used Yamaha piano stock does not meet this criteria. WE PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING.

    you should NOT become a piano tuner. 1. If you cannot work alone and concentrate for long periods, you cannot be a piano tuner. If you use alcohol, crack, or weed, forget it. One large US city has a bunch of professional tuners who all have an alcohol problem, and they hate pianos and rip off their customers to buy booze. the piano hospital did a very good job tuning my piano. i have always had work done by them, because i have been extremely pleased with their service. the piano hospital hires blind people to tune pianos. they were running late and gave me call giving the approximate time that they would be arriving. they were within 10 minutes of the estimated.


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