Piano Tuning: A Simple and Accurate Method for Amateurs

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Ngôn Ngữ Nội Dung Sách
Năm xuất bản
2006
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PREFACE.

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.

INDEX.

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