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Your piano & your piano technician

Virgil E. Smith

Your piano & your piano technician

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Published by Kjos West in San Diego, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- Maintenance and repair.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Virgil E. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML652 .S66 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4124739M
    ISBN 100849750784
    LC Control Number80082009
    OCLC/WorldCa9464437

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    Just consider the skill required to assemble thousands of small moving parts so that they work smoothly and silently for 50 years or more without constant lubrication and adjustment. Often, the best way to avoid all of the above is to place your piano against or near an interior wall. More extensive coverage of electronic player piano systems. Rick Jones Pianos will be happy to arrange for a qualified tuner-technician to service your instrument on a regular basis. The real fundamental tones of the lowest strings are not actually heard. A new list of Steinway serial numbers and dates, different from the list provided by the company.

    That part of our education as tuners which relates to the science of the art has already been discussed in full in the previous chapters. With our built-in geolocation features, PianoCal automatically calculates drive times and builds efficient schedules each day. With a simple click from your website or social media, they can add themselves to your client database! Juliana is fluent in both English and Portuguese.


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