Mr S Wickenden

Mr S Wickenden

Mr Shaun Anthony Wickenden MABPT Grayshott Piano Services
Dip AEWVH

Shaun has had more than 25 years piano tuning experience.

He has been awarded the Yamaha-Kemble prize for piano tuning by His Grace the Duke of Devonshire. Subsequently, gaining top marks in the National David Marks piano tuning competition.

He was initially employed by piano shops in Guildford, Farnham and Haslemere as a piano tuner. In 1993 Shaun went on to become a successful independent piano tuner recently performing his 15,000th tuning.He specialises in the tuning of Bechstein, Bluthner, Steinway and Yamaha pianos.

Shaun has been vetted by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and therefore approved to work in situations with vulnerable adults and children. (Previously known as CRB checks).

 

Services

I tune pianos for schools, homes, and concert venues.

Most of my clients have their pianos tuned to concert pitch A440.


He specialises in the tuning of Bechstein, Bluthner, Steinway and Yamaha pianos.

Repairs

Does your piano need repairs, voicing or regulating? When I am tuning your piano if I find that your piano needs any of these I can arrange this work to be carried out for you.  

Contact Information

  • Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6NF
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 7747057834
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Other Information

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Piano Tuners

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Did You Know Piano Facts

Temperament

Temperament is both the process and result of making slight changes to the pitches of a pure musical scale, so that the octave may be conveniently divided into a usable number of notes and intervals. In the history of Western music's 12-note octave tradition, there have been several, fundamentally different forms of temperament applied to the developing keyboard. Music suffers when performed in a tuning that is different than that which the composer used in its creation.

Well Temperament Keyboards

Well Temperament Keyboards may be tuned so that all keys are musically usable, but contain varying degrees of the "wolf". This is the tuning used in this recording. Between the Early Baroque and Romantic eras, the popular tuning was something between Meantone and Equal Temperament. This era was a brief, transitional stage in temperament history, but considering the music composed during this period, its importance cannot be overlooked. This style of tuning is called "Well Temperament" following the use of the term by J.S. Bach. The term refers to a genre, rather than a specific temperament, as there were many Well Temperaments in use between 1700 and 1825.