Hi everyone. I was wondering how frequently I will have to have my piano tuned as it has been rebuilt (all new strings pinblock pins etc.) It was tuned before I got it, then I had it tuned 2mos later (early nov) as i noticed it was out of tune. It sounds good overall but I can hear some notes are slightly out (flat) and some of the unisons are not quite together (I hear waves or beats) I hope you understand what I mean..
Just for the story I was called once to tune a S&S B that had new strings installed 16 months before, and was tuned once in the customer's place since then (and probably not much stabilized in the workshop)
The pianist (a professional) was planning a rehearseal with a violin and a cello (in fact they dd work yet for some hours)
The piano was 2 tones flat and all other the place, I even wondered how they could play any music on it.
After a pitch raise pass and a tuning it was just barely playeable for one afternoon.
The pinblock was not changed and it was visibly shot , I find 3-4 different pin size while tuning.
Just to witness how much some so (rare) called professional musicians can have mud in the ears, and be mean on paying a technician .
In the end he wanted to sell the piano but the pinblock have to be changed before (the original workshop did the job in correction of their precedent miss, so all finished well)
The conservatory I worked for at those time left all (but the exams) pianos 14 months without tuning (due to my job the pianos did hold enough ...)
And the music teatchers pretend to learn students how to listen