Monthly Archives: January 2012

Old Broadwood Tuning

It’s fun to tune older (though not necessarily elderly!) pianos sometimes. This mid-19th century straight-strung grand was once very common. The stringing pattern – and related bridge construction / belly vibration – allows a certain purity of tone throughout the … Continue reading


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Steinway Service 2-Day

A few pics from a typical 2-day service on an untypical Steinway – I’ve only worked on a handful of American Steinways (mostly they’re German), so it was a pleasure to recently prepare this American Steinway model B grand (with … Continue reading

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