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The Resource Piano tuning : a simple and accurate method for amateurs, J. Cree Fischer

Piano tuning : a simple and accurate method for amateurs, J. Cree Fischer

Label
Piano tuning : a simple and accurate method for amateurs
Title
Piano tuning
Title remainder
a simple and accurate method for amateurs
Statement of responsibility
J. Cree Fischer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
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1871-1907
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Fischer, J. Cree
Dewey number
786.2/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
MT165
LC item number
.F48 1975
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Piano
Label
Piano tuning : a simple and accurate method for amateurs, J. Cree Fischer
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0709/75014759-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint of the 1907 ed. published by T. Presser, Philadelphia, under title: Piano tuning, regulating and repairing
  • Includes 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
Lesson I : Introduction -- Lesson II : General construction of the piano and something of its evolution and history -- Lesson III : Technical names and uses of the parts of the upright action -- Lesson IV : Action of the square piano ; Action of the grand piano ; Instructions for removing the square and grand piano actions -- Lesson V : Regulating and repairing ; Faults in pianos aside from the action and their remedies ; Regulating and repairing the upright action -- Lesson VI : Regulating and repairing the square action ; Miscellaneous repairs -- Lesson VII : The study and practice of piano tuning -- Lesson VIII : The temperament ; Beats, waves, pulsations ; The new system of temperament ; The octave ; The fifth ; Pitch ; Diagram of the Fischer system of temperament -- Lesson IX : Specific instructions in setting temperament ; The continuous mute -- Lesson X : Theory of the temperament ; Equal temperament ; Unequal temperament -- Lesson XI : Technique or modus operandi in piano tuning ; Manipulation of the tuning hammer ; Setting the mutes or wedges in the upright piano ; Setting the mutes or wedges in the square piano -- Lesson XII : Mathematics of the tempered scale ; Rationale of the temperament ; Proposition I -- Lesson XIII : Rationale of the temperament concluded ; Proposition II ; Proposition III ; Numerical comparison of the diatonic with the tempered scale ; Various mathematical tables and examples -- Lesson XIV : Miscellaneous topics pertaining to the practical work of tuning ; Cause of the beats ; Finishing up the temperament ; Tuning the treble ; Tuning the bass ; False waves -- Lesson XV Miscellaneous items pertaining to the practical work of tuning, regulating, and repairing ; Comparison of the different systems of temperament ; System A ; System B ; System C ; Final inspection ; Loose pins ; Split bridges ; Stringing ; Wire splicing -- Lesson XVI : Tuning and repairing the reed organ ; Cleaning ; Stops ; Examination ; Sticking keys ; Leaks : Pedal defects ; Sympathetic vibrations ; Tuning -- Lesson XVII : Concluding professional hints ; Peculiar expressions used in designating qualities of tone ; Questions often asked the piano tuner ; Seasons for tuning
Control code
ocm02201867
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
201 pages
Isbn
9780486232676
Lccn
75014759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)02201867
Label
Piano tuning : a simple and accurate method for amateurs, J. Cree Fischer
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0709/75014759-d.html
Publication
Note
  • Reprint of the 1907 ed. published by T. Presser, Philadelphia, under title: Piano tuning, regulating and repairing
  • Includes 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
Lesson I : Introduction -- Lesson II : General construction of the piano and something of its evolution and history -- Lesson III : Technical names and uses of the parts of the upright action -- Lesson IV : Action of the square piano ; Action of the grand piano ; Instructions for removing the square and grand piano actions -- Lesson V : Regulating and repairing ; Faults in pianos aside from the action and their remedies ; Regulating and repairing the upright action -- Lesson VI : Regulating and repairing the square action ; Miscellaneous repairs -- Lesson VII : The study and practice of piano tuning -- Lesson VIII : The temperament ; Beats, waves, pulsations ; The new system of temperament ; The octave ; The fifth ; Pitch ; Diagram of the Fischer system of temperament -- Lesson IX : Specific instructions in setting temperament ; The continuous mute -- Lesson X : Theory of the temperament ; Equal temperament ; Unequal temperament -- Lesson XI : Technique or modus operandi in piano tuning ; Manipulation of the tuning hammer ; Setting the mutes or wedges in the upright piano ; Setting the mutes or wedges in the square piano -- Lesson XII : Mathematics of the tempered scale ; Rationale of the temperament ; Proposition I -- Lesson XIII : Rationale of the temperament concluded ; Proposition II ; Proposition III ; Numerical comparison of the diatonic with the tempered scale ; Various mathematical tables and examples -- Lesson XIV : Miscellaneous topics pertaining to the practical work of tuning ; Cause of the beats ; Finishing up the temperament ; Tuning the treble ; Tuning the bass ; False waves -- Lesson XV Miscellaneous items pertaining to the practical work of tuning, regulating, and repairing ; Comparison of the different systems of temperament ; System A ; System B ; System C ; Final inspection ; Loose pins ; Split bridges ; Stringing ; Wire splicing -- Lesson XVI : Tuning and repairing the reed organ ; Cleaning ; Stops ; Examination ; Sticking keys ; Leaks : Pedal defects ; Sympathetic vibrations ; Tuning -- Lesson XVII : Concluding professional hints ; Peculiar expressions used in designating qualities of tone ; Questions often asked the piano tuner ; Seasons for tuning
Control code
ocm02201867
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
201 pages
Isbn
9780486232676
Lccn
75014759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)02201867

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