Steingraeber is one of the world’s great pianos and I do not expect anybody with credibility to disagree with me. Like the other pianos at this level it has its own sound and style which may or may not appeal to you, but it is a great piano in any technical regard and has won […]
Had a visit by an accomplished amateur pianist who is on the science faculty at a very prominent area college. He remarked on the responsiveness of the action before knowing it had WNG action components. At about 5’7″ this Feurich 172 is a really great piano for someone with limited space.
Piano work can be a lonely occupation. Yes, one deals with (hopefully) a stream of customers, many of whom can be quite interesting and some of whom become friends. This connecting with individuals with whom one shares (again, hopefully) a common passion is rewarding and inspiring. But the work itself is isolated. In fact many […]
Do you have a nice piano? Then you must have these: a good room humidifier with a large tank (at least one) and at least 2 hygrometers. Two hygrometers are needed because they will not read the same and you need to act on the average. Place them in different parts of the room to […]
I’ve been working on building up a collection of piano tech related items on my Youtube channel. Hopefully the quality will follow a path of continuous improvement.
I’ve been involved in a series of performances using the Yamaha N3 AvantGrand. The AvantGrand series are hybrid pianos in that the keyboard, action and pedal work is all identical to that found on an acoustic piano. But the tone generation uses large digital samples of a high quality grand piano projected by built-in amplification and […]