A complete guide to the craft of piano tuning, covering both its aural and manual aspects. At the heart of each of the book's two parts, "The Tuner's Ear" and "The Tuner's Hand," is an essay explaining in detail the standard practices of piano tuning in terms of their underlying acoustics and mechanics. Supplemental readings expand on the essays and provide a wealth of practical information and tips.
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The former tuning editor of The Piano Technicians Journal, Daniel Levitan has written dozens of articles on tuning, and has taught numerous classes at local, regional, national, and international conferences. He is best known for his groundbreaking research into inharmonicity, his insightful approach to the mechanics of tuning, and his innovative tuning hammer designs. A graduate of the North Bennet Street School (1975), he works as a field piano service technician in New York City.Review:
"A work of craft itself...will remain in the libraries of piano technicians for many years to come. The layout, organization, and illustrations are done with just as much thought as the written content--clear, descriptive, and instructive...a treasure trove for any piano technician."--Piano Technicians Journal
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Book Description The Soundboard Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M061543049X
Book Description The Soundboard Press, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 252 pages. 9.20x6.20x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 061543049X