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If you move a piano it goes out of tune?

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by Graham No Comments

‘If you move a piano it goes out of tune?’ Everyone knows that!

Well, this may have been true once but has now turned into a bit of a myth. It is my opinion that old wooden framed pianos give rise to the traditional belief that if a piano is moved, even slightly, it will go out of tune. The wooden construction could distort easily affecting the tuning. Pianos with an iron frame will not go much out of tune if they are moved, if at all. (more…)

What’s the difference between overstrung and straight strung pianos ?

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017 by Graham No Comments

Overstrung and straight strung pianos

If you either own an older piano or are looking to buy one you are likely to come across some different types, so it may be helpful to understand some of the variations.