Piano Restoration for Ohio OH


Piano Repair Ohio OHOhio Piano Restoration

If you own a piano that is due or even over-due for quality refinishing, repair or restoration of any kind, from Toledo to Cincinnati, to Athens to Cleveland to Columbus to Dayton, your piano repair is as close as the entrance to your local interstate highway right to our door in West Chester, PA. Our professional movers are picking up, delivering & delighting piano lovers all across the country every day with pianos we repair and restore.

Regulating the Tone of the Piano

One of the primary reasons musicians and piano owners have their pianos rebuilt is to recapture or to improve the tone quality of their piano. To some extent, the tone quality is completely subjective, depending upon the desires of the surrounding musicians or of the pianist, or producer, or composer. Technicians work on tone quality against an invisible continuum -- from sharp brilliance to soft mellowness -- and for the piano technician, somewhere on this continuum, and for each note, the subjectively "perfect" tone quality is to be found.

Much of the work for tone quality is done through voicing the hammers. According to Arthur Reblitz:

When the fine quality hammers are made, the felt is glued around the wood molding under considerable pressure. This pressure puts tension around the outside of the hammer and compresses the felt inside. The tension and compression provide the resilience which is necessary for good tone quality. It also keeps the hammer striking point from going flat prematurely under heavy use. (Reblitz, Arthur. Piano Servicing, Tuning, and Rebuilding, 1976: 80)

Tools for Hammer Voicing

  • Piano Hammer Voicing Tool -- this tool is especially made for Piano Hammer Voicing
  • #6 Needles -- a good supply is to be handy at all times
  • Dust Removal System
  • Hammer Support Board

Piano Repair from Ohio to Pennyslvania and Back

Piano Repair in Ohio

The Ohio State University School of Music

The Ohio State University School of Music is part of the National Associations of Schools of Music. According to their web site, the school offers baccalaureate degrees in performance, music education, jazz studies, theory and composition, music history, and liberal arts. There are also Master of Music, Master of Arts, Doctor of Music Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The school seeks a wide field of expertise in "performance, music education, composition and music research."

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