Mr Barrie Heaton Dip. AEWVH, FABPT, FIMIT, CGLI (hon.), MMPTA (usa), MUEPB,. Events

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  • Monthly Piano Meetup at Clitheroe library

    23-06-2017 08:19PM

    Practice performing on a Bechstein grand. All abilities, musical styles welcome.
    No pressure to play, come along and listen if you prefer
    Contact Liz/Janet:
    3rd Saturday of each month from 13:00-15:30

  • The Broadwood Barless Piano Talk

    03-02-2018 12:10PM

    100 years of Broadwoods Barless Grand a Talk by Alastair Lawrence MD of Broadwood pianos

  • Musikmesse

    20-05-2017 01:59PM

    Musikmesse in Frankfurt is the international trade fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and marketing.

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Did You Know Piano Facts

What is Piano Tuning
Piano tuning is the art of making minute adjustments to the tensions of the strings of a piano to properly align the intervals between their tones so that the instrument is in tune will all the intervals on the piano. The meaning of the term in tune in the context of piano tuning is not simply a particular fixed set of pitches. Fine piano tuning requires an assessment of the interaction among notes, which is different for every piano because of the different lengths of string and the wooden bridges, thus in practice requiring slightly different pitches from any theoretical standard. Pianos are usually tuned to a modified version of the system called equal temperament. In all systems of tuning, every pitch may be derived from its relationship to a chosen fixed pitch, which is usually A440. Concert pitch Many piano manufacturers recommend that pianos be tuned twice a year.