And the 3rd unique feature, in my opinion, is the 4th unison string in the treble. This string is raised above the level of the other 3, so the hammer does not strike it. It’s purpose is to vibrate sympathetically, contributing to the unique Bluthner tone. It even has it’s own little damper.
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There are 2 books I’ve been reading lately, one new and one not so new. The Voice of the Piano by Andre Oorebeek is a welcome addition to the sparse list of books on piano technology. This book is a very clear and thorough examination of the process of high end piano voicing, which concentrates […]
I appreciate the opportunity to present at the March Forward convention held March 18,19,20 2021. The title of the class is How To Think About Voicing. Here are materials related to the course. Check back, bound to change. … [Read More...] about Piano Technician Masterclasses
UPDATED April 9 I have been vaccinated. I received my 2nd does (Pfizer) on April 9. However I listen to the scientists and will continue to double mask and follow my other protocols for the foreseeable future. The new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) … [Read More...] about COVID-19 and You (and me)
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