Category: Upright Pianos

Identify and Care for your piano parts and wood types

Seeing the woods for the trees: identify and care for your piano parts We posted a blog earlier last year about the numerous different wood types used in various aspects and stages of piano making, including the pinblock, soundboard and

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Give Your Child the Gift of Music

Music heals the mind, body and soul. In our current, broken world, the need for music may never have been so important. Scientific study after study have shown that the power of music stretches far past just generating the impulse

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7 Undeniable Reasons People Love the Piano

In the world of musical instruments, the piano is king. No instrument (with maybe the exception of the human voice) has had more impact on western music than the piano. Invented early in the 18th century by Bartolomeo Christofori, the piano

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Yamaha TransAcoustic Pianos

Yamaha TransAcoustic Piano First and foremost, all TransAcoustic pianos are acoustic pianos.  TransAcoustic pianos have resonance and resounding reverberation produced by the superbly-crafted, high-quality soundboard. By incorporating the touch and tone of a Yamaha acoustic piano with the all new

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Wood quality and types used in piano manufacturing

Wood quality and types used in piano manufacturing One of the many factors in evaluating a piano and a primary one at that is the quality of the wood in which it is built. Many different types of wood are

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International Piano Institute

NEWS THE PIANO TECHNICIANS GUILD 4444 FOREST AVE. KANSAS CITY, KS 66106 PHONE: (913) 432-9975 JULY, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AREA REGISTERED PIANO TECHNICIAN PARTICIPATES IN INTERNATIONAL PIANO INSTITUTE ATLANTA Shane Owenby, RPT*, of Piano Emporium was among nearly 500 attendees,

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Guide to the benefits of music lessons.

Benefits of music participation Problem Solving Teamwork Goal Setting Self-Expression Coordination Memory Skills Self-Confidence & Esteem Concentration Poise Always encourage and compliment music students. Expose music students to a wide variety of music. Do not use practice as punishment or

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Ricca

Ricca, or Ricca & Son was established in 1891 by H.F. Ricca and E.I. Ricca, at 604 East 132 St. and 884 East 134th St., New York. By the mid 20’s the offices and factory was located at 97-99 Southern

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Clavinova features are an excellent choice for many musicians

The latest Clavinova digital pianos from Yamaha are able to reproduce the feeling of playing a grand piano better than ever before. Here are some of the many features offered on these fabulous instruments: 88 full sized keys – some

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Used pianos and tuning stability

One of the first things to consider about any used piano is tuning stability. Ask these questions; Can the piano be tuned? Will the piano hold its tune? One major factor in the answer is the Pinblock. • A pinblock

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