Daily Archives: August 26, 2018

Sticky Spider Keys


This lovely Bizzi 2-manual (2x 8′, 1x 4′) harpsichord, which I have serviced before, had some sticking keys. The reason was a surprise: a spider’s nest! Upon removal of the keyboard and keys in the treble area, the wee web … Continue reading

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Concert in Conca


The pianist Heidrun Bergander decided to fly me over to Catalunya to prepare her Tuinman fortepiano for a concert in Conca de Barbera. Early instruments have much lighter stringing than modern pianos – and so are much less stable in … Continue reading

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