Theory and Practice of Piano Construction by William Braid White

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Author White, William Braid, 1878-1959
LoC No. 74078811
Title Theory and Practice of Piano Construction
With a Detailed, Practical Method for Tuning
Contents Some remarks by the publisher -- Introductory remarks -- The evolution of the modern pianoforte -- Description of the modern pianoforte -- Acoustical laws of sounding strings -- The musical scale and musical intonation -- The equal temperament -- Pianoforte strings and their proper dimensions -- Resonance and the resonance-apparatus of the pianoforte -- The casing and framing of the pianoforte -- The iron frame of the pianoforte -- The mechanism of percussion -- The touch mechanism -- The regulation of pianoforte touch-mechanism -- Tuning and tone regulation of the pianoforte -- The draughting of the pianoforte scale -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Development of player piano -- Appendix B: The small grand.
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Language English
LoC Class ML: Music: Literature of music
Subject Piano -- Tuning
Subject Piano -- Construction
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EBook-No. 57354
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jan 24, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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