Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyers Guide
Who's Online
84 registered (AndrewGleibman, Bellicapelli, 22 invisible), 1614 Guests and 9 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers
*Organs

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#2192982 - 12/05/13 02:35 PM Piano tuned today
dynamobt Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 936
Loc: NH
I am so happy that my piano technician is happy that my piano didn't budge from where she put it last January!! She did a bit of regulation today as the let off on some notes was hardly there. Fixed a damper pedal squeak. Tuning it now. Not that it's going to need a lot of adjustment.

Have I said lately how much I love my piano? I know it's not nice to brag or go on about it. But, I really do love my piano!!
_________________________
1918 Mason & Hamlin BB





Top
(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#2193163 - 12/05/13 08:19 PM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
Monica K. Offline

Platinum Supporter until Dec 31 2012


Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 18057
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
I love tuning day. smile I'm getting mine tuned next Friday, and I have four pieces that I've been waiting to record on that first day of fresh tuning perfection. That Red Dot better behave!
_________________________
Mason & Hamlin A -- 91997
My YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/pianomonica

Top
#2193166 - 12/05/13 08:35 PM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
dynamobt Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 936
Loc: NH
It was a long day. Since I keep the lid open (I know I shouldn't but it encourages more practicing) I asked my technician to clean the insides. That took time. Then she adjusted the let off which had dropped on many notes. She said the adjustment would increase my control. That is when I get used to the new feeling.

She pretty much tuned the entire piano regardless of the fact that it was pretty much at the pitch she left it last time. That took more time as she isn't a fast worker, but extremely thorough.

My piano sounds great!! It was a long day though. No time to practice tonight. My dog was in the kennel all day so he wouldn't be underfoot. He's pretty full of beans tonight!! Looking foward to tomorrow!
_________________________
1918 Mason & Hamlin BB





Top
#2193437 - 12/06/13 10:32 AM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
Forrest Halford Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 03/21/12
Posts: 625
Loc: Bowling Green, KY
I learned to tune so that tuning day would happen often.

A well tuned piano is a thing of JOY!!

Forrest
_________________________
Bach 846, 851, 848
Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag
This and that

Top
#2193544 - 12/06/13 03:11 PM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
torquenale Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 526
Loc: Italy
It seems it's tuning day...
My upright has been tuned this afternoon, and it sounds better (it's tuned once a year).
_________________________



Top
#2193709 - 12/06/13 10:59 PM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
AZ_Astro Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 09/19/12
Posts: 767
Loc: Tempe, Arizona
dynamobt:

Nice to hear that your piano holds tune so well and that you enjoy it so much!

I am looking forward to tuning day in about 10 days time.

It was last tuned in the summer and was holding its tune quite well. But then a bit of cold and weather came and sat in the southwest. Knocked it right out of tune! I spoke with the tuner and he said the same thing had happened all around the Valley of the Sun (the Phoenix area).
_________________________
Kawai KG-5. Korg SP-250. Software pianos: Garritan CFX, Ivory II, Ivory Am D, Ravenscroft, Galaxy Vintage D, Alicia's Keys, et al.


Top
#2193912 - 12/07/13 11:15 AM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
dynamobt Offline
500 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 936
Loc: NH
It's kind of funny now that when I bought my piano, I hadn't actually had the experience of playing on a lot of grand pianos. I knew right away that this piano was the nicest piano I had ever played. But then, that wasn't saying that much.

Now years later, I have had the chance to play quite a few grand pianos. I can say without hesitation that my Mason & Hamlin is still the nicest piano I have ever played. I feel very lucky to own it. And spoiled. But then, I was the one who bought it regardless of the name on the fallboard. Many others declined because it wasn't a Steinway. It was my lucky day finding it.
_________________________
1918 Mason & Hamlin BB





Top
#2193918 - 12/07/13 11:33 AM Re: Piano tuned today [Re: dynamobt]
Sam S Offline
2000 Post Club Member

Registered: 12/12/07
Posts: 2007
Loc: Georgia, USA
I tune my own piano too, my 1927 Bechstein. But I am not quite skillful enough to "set" the tuning pins so it doesn't go out of tune. I guess I'm tuning it about 4 times a year - before each quarterly recital!

And I admit that I sometimes skip the high treble - I just can't hear that well up there anymore!

Sam

Top

Moderator:  BB Player, casinitaly 
What's Hot!!
Italy Members - Please Check In
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
(ad)
Calculator Looks Like Piano Keyboard
Calculator that looks like a piano keyboard
Piano Keyboard Calculator

New in the Piano World online store (PianoSupplies.com) now.
(ad)
Pianist Magazine
Pianist Magazine - Helping you become a better player
(ad)
Teaching Children Music
Teaching Music to Children
(ads)
PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Moving piano cross country v buying a new one?
by ReamusLQ
49 minutes 38 seconds ago
Worth it for Part-time Tuner to Join PTG as Associate?
by Musicdude
Today at 12:23 AM
Am I behind?
by davidc1215
Yesterday at 11:19 PM
Reading a score with bifocals
by FrankCox
Yesterday at 11:09 PM
Learning Advanced repertoire quickly
by Sean P
Yesterday at 09:51 PM
Forum Stats
84,773 Registered Members
44 Forums
174,750 Topics
2,550,406 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
|
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |


copyright 1997 - 2016 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission