3 edition of How to tune a piano found in the catalog.
How to tune a piano
Henry Staunton Woodman
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The tuning method I will describe is not how a professional tuner would typically go about doing it, but I think this will yield the best results for a beginner looking to get a playable Piano in the end. Here are the steps I would recommend if attempting to tune a Piano yourself. Open up the Piano, take off the top door, and take off the fall. Anyone who has owned a piano knows that keeping your piano tuned can be quite an expensive prospect. Hiring professional tuners, taking time off work or making time in your schedule for the tuner to come to your house and spend a few hours tuning your piano, and then doing this again every 6 to 12 months, can take a big bite out of your wallet.
In this final lesson on tuning you learn to tune the treble section which requires some special training. When you have completed the above four lessons, you will be able to tune a piano. In this lesson, tips on deep bass notes are included to make tuning of these notes easier. The subject of electronic tuning equipment is also covered. 3. Piano Books. As piano teachers we tend to collect piano books by the truck load. Second copies of method books, anthologies, collections, supplementary books, sight reading books they can make even the strongest shelf sag. Here are my top 2 ways to keep your piano books organized.
Piano tuning and servicing is a very complicated process that takes a lot of training and skill to do it right. A piano is hard to tune because it has more than strings which are held under very high tension. This means that the tuning pins they wrap around have to be set very tightly in a strong wooden block. How to tune your piano amateur style. Save $ now and continue to save forever once you can do it yourself. It is not that hard to do. Tuning apps are free for iPods / iPhones.
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The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano by Larry Fine. Not really a tuning book, but rather an excellent reference for the instrument in general. If you care enough about your piano to tune it, you really should learn as much as you can about owning it first.
Read the book. For more advanced tuner wannabes; has a lot of theory. I eventually downloaded a free app on my ipad and used it to calculate the tuning solution. But this book will help instruct you how to make the adjustments to actually physically tune your by: 2.
Tuning a piano with an electronic tuner This free guide will show you how to “really” tune a piano with an inexpensive tuner. If you want to tune your own piano and have a decent chromatic tuner, this articule is for you.
A Must Read 02/18/ By Lukas Carls This book is so very informative and it makes piano tuning easy to understand. The extra sections on buying a used piano and the illustrative diagrams are an additional benefit.5/5(2). The Hobby, Skill, and Career of Piano Tuning. This widget allows you to show your most important offer to all visitors.
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. This book “How to repair a piano” will be a great asset for beginers and/or advance students who also want to repair as well as tune their own piano. Save lots of money in expensive repairs, and learn a skill that you can use to repair and service other people pianos.
For a quick reference on some piano tuning terms, visit our Piano Tuning FAQ. If you would like to explore tuning in depth, then try these well-regarded books on piano tuning and care. For more on the technical underpinnings of piano tuning, see Wikipedia. PIANO CARE AND REPAIR- Table of Contents, Repair, restore, and tune your piano.
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Classified- Buy and sell musical instruments. Piano Tuning Methods and Tools by Mark Cerisano, RPT Skills Required *A good tuner will check the ETD using their ear, but they don’t have to, unless they are trying for a high quality Size: KB. 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 |.
Guide to tune a piano. January 5, guideline on how you can easily tune your piano without need of taking any technician course or referring to any book. Some important tools and proper details would enable you to carry out a regular routine tuning and maintenance of your piano with ease.
Are you interested in getting a piano. Maybe you found one being offered for free at a garage sale, but you were probably disappointed because it sounded horrible. If you want to save some money, you can learn how to tune it yourself. It is recommended that you have some background in music theory and have a basic understanding of pitch identification.
Download it to your computer in minutes. Learning to tune your piano will save costly piano service. All you need is this ebook, a few inexpensive tuning tools and your piano.
Features: The same piano tuning method as the hard copy of my tuning booklet. Easy. There is a book we offer that not only provides very detailed instruction on how to tune a piano, but also a wealth of information on how to do repairs as well as regulation adjustments to the action of the piano.
Piano Tuning Theory – eBook $ Add to cart; Piano Tuning Theory Book. Rated out of 5 $ Add to cart; Regulation Triangle Method for Easily Understanding Upright and Grand Regulation – VIDEO $ Add to cart. A basic tutorial on how to tune your own piano using the Easy Piano Tuner app Tuning your own piano can be a daunting task for the inexperienced, as it takes time, effort, and focus.
This is a basic guide to get you started, with the disclaimer that attempting this may result in problems that will take a professional piano technician to fix. To learn how to tune a piano, you must have a piano readily available.
You must also have the tools necessarily to tune a piano. These tools include a tuning hammer, a temperament strip, a tuning fork and a few rubber mutes. Tuning Your Piano 1. Gather basic tools to remove the piano's external panels.
To tune a piano, you will have to take it (partially) apart 2. Get familiar with the strings and pins. Before you start working on the piano, play it a little with the panels off. Start with middle C. The common 85%(26). Tool to pick the strings, or tuning wedges-On almost every piano, each key connects to a hammer that hits between strings.
In the cases of 2 or 3 strings, each string has to be tuned. Unfortunately, when tuning, you can't simply use the piano keys, because you have to tune each string one at a time. You therefore have 2 options.
You can avoid breaking a string by moving it down in pitch first, to check that you have the right string. Then move it Make sure you are rotating and not pushing up and down. It is possible (depending on the piano I guess) to pull the bolt Most of the notes have 3 strings.
It is simple to. We use the piano tuning software: "Dirk's Piano Tuner". This tuning software records and analyzes the piano. It then calculates the optimal tuning with the right stretch specifically for your piano.Piano Tuning Theory has been written to appeal to anyone interested in the theory of piano tuning.
You do not need to be a professional piano tuner or even have an interest in tuning pianos to enjoy reading this book. However, if you are a professional piano tuner, this book is guaranteed to introduce you to some new concepts in piano tuning.