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#1996736 - 12/09/12 04:32 AM absence makes the heart grow fonder
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But what does it do to the piano? That is the question. I was away visiting my daughter for one week. My piano wasn't played during that week and now it sounds "funny."....like the damper pedal is pressed when its not. Is this a normal thing to happen in just one week of non use of a piano that has been tuned in the last 3 months?

I posted this on the piano tuners forum but wondered if any of you have seen this happen with your pianos.
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#1996891 - 12/09/12 11:52 AM Re: absence makes the heart grow fonder [Re: Tech 5]
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Maybe the change from summer to winter has an effect? Has it just started freezing ? That causes the air to dry up drastically.

Or maybe your ears took a break :-) A break of a week can really help in hearing new things, both in the piece you're playing and in your piano sound
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#1996925 - 12/09/12 12:59 PM Re: absence makes the heart grow fonder [Re: Tech 5]
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This certainly can happen as humidity and temperature changes, and also, as wouter suggested, it could be also your ears grew accustomed to the sound and now after a break you're hearing some of the flaws.

It sounds like these issues have nothing to do with tuning - the pedal is completely separate from what a routine tuning would cover. Call in a piano tech to check it out.
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#1996982 - 12/09/12 03:42 PM Re: absence makes the heart grow fonder [Re: Tech 5]
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It could be an easy and inexpensive adjustment. If your tech happens to be in the neighborhood for another job, he or she might do a quick look-in for a very modest charge.

Don't discount your own clarity of vision--- maybe the education of your ear has taken on more momentum than you realize. I say it's a good thing in a pianist.
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