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The Resource Piano servicing, tuning, & rebuilding : for the professional, the student, the hobbyist, by Arthur A. Reblitz

Piano servicing, tuning, & rebuilding : for the professional, the student, the hobbyist, by Arthur A. Reblitz

Label
Piano servicing, tuning, & rebuilding : for the professional, the student, the hobbyist
Title
Piano servicing, tuning, & rebuilding
Title remainder
for the professional, the student, the hobbyist
Statement of responsibility
by Arthur A. Reblitz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reblitz, Arthur A
Dewey number
786.2/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML652
LC item number
.R3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piano
  • Piano
  • Piano
Label
Piano servicing, tuning, & rebuilding : for the professional, the student, the hobbyist, by Arthur A. Reblitz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Piano history and classification : The first piano: antique, Victorian, and modern pianos : Piano sizes -- 2. Construction of the piano : Basic construction ; Cabinet parts ; Soundboard ; Bridges ; Pinblock ; Plate tuning pins ; Strings ; Keybed ; Key frame ; Keys ; Hammers ; Vertical action and pedals ; Console action ; Spinet action ; Grand action and pedals ; Victorian pianos -- 3. What is piano servicing? -- 4. Tuning : Acoustic theory ; Musical terminology ; Mathematics of the scale ; Tuning theory ; Basic tuning skills ; Beginning exercises ; Tuning procedure ; Professional tuning ; Why does a piano go out of tune? ; Problems ; Tuning ; Victorian Pianos ; Gaining proficiency ; Electronic tuning devices -- 5. Regulating : Precautions ; Vertical action regulating ; Removing the action ; Spinet regulating ; The wood and brooks 90 degrees action ; Vertical checklist ; Partial vertical regulating ; Grand regulating ; Changing the touch ; Grand checklist ; Fine action regulating ; Square grand regulating ; Action problems ; Tone regulating ; Hammer voicing -- 6. Repairing : Woodworking basics ; Proper use of tools ; Repairing stripped screwholes ; Glue joints ; Types of glue ; Solvents and cleaners ; Evaluating the condition ; Frame and plate ; Pinblock and tuning pins ; Soundboard ; Bridges ; Strings ; Key frame ; Keys ; Action ; Reshaping hammers ; The effects of a climate ; Moth prevention ; Cleaning a piano -- 7. Rebuilding : Preparation ; Disassembly ; Lowering string tension ; Removing the strings ; Removing the tuning pins ; Removing the plate ; Cabinet and frame ; Soundboard ; Bridges ; Pinblock ; Plate ; Restringing ; Determining the size of a missing treble string ; Key frame ; Keys ; Action ; Importance of the correct striking point ; Installing new hammers -- 8. Electronic pianos : Baldwin ; Rhodes ; Wurlitzer ; Totally electronic instruments
Control code
ocm02332179
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
viii, 176 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780911572124
Lccn
76021796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)02332179
Label
Piano servicing, tuning, & rebuilding : for the professional, the student, the hobbyist, by Arthur A. Reblitz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Piano history and classification : The first piano: antique, Victorian, and modern pianos : Piano sizes -- 2. Construction of the piano : Basic construction ; Cabinet parts ; Soundboard ; Bridges ; Pinblock ; Plate tuning pins ; Strings ; Keybed ; Key frame ; Keys ; Hammers ; Vertical action and pedals ; Console action ; Spinet action ; Grand action and pedals ; Victorian pianos -- 3. What is piano servicing? -- 4. Tuning : Acoustic theory ; Musical terminology ; Mathematics of the scale ; Tuning theory ; Basic tuning skills ; Beginning exercises ; Tuning procedure ; Professional tuning ; Why does a piano go out of tune? ; Problems ; Tuning ; Victorian Pianos ; Gaining proficiency ; Electronic tuning devices -- 5. Regulating : Precautions ; Vertical action regulating ; Removing the action ; Spinet regulating ; The wood and brooks 90 degrees action ; Vertical checklist ; Partial vertical regulating ; Grand regulating ; Changing the touch ; Grand checklist ; Fine action regulating ; Square grand regulating ; Action problems ; Tone regulating ; Hammer voicing -- 6. Repairing : Woodworking basics ; Proper use of tools ; Repairing stripped screwholes ; Glue joints ; Types of glue ; Solvents and cleaners ; Evaluating the condition ; Frame and plate ; Pinblock and tuning pins ; Soundboard ; Bridges ; Strings ; Key frame ; Keys ; Action ; Reshaping hammers ; The effects of a climate ; Moth prevention ; Cleaning a piano -- 7. Rebuilding : Preparation ; Disassembly ; Lowering string tension ; Removing the strings ; Removing the tuning pins ; Removing the plate ; Cabinet and frame ; Soundboard ; Bridges ; Pinblock ; Plate ; Restringing ; Determining the size of a missing treble string ; Key frame ; Keys ; Action ; Importance of the correct striking point ; Installing new hammers -- 8. Electronic pianos : Baldwin ; Rhodes ; Wurlitzer ; Totally electronic instruments
Control code
ocm02332179
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
viii, 176 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Isbn
9780911572124
Lccn
76021796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)02332179

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