Mr. A.Baldry MABPT, Dip CTB

Mr. A.Baldry MABPT, Dip CTB
4.25 star(s) from 8 votes

Fully qualified piano tuner and technician with 21 years experience.

Chappells of Bond Street's showroom tuner for 10 years.

Three years at Marksons Pianos in London. This role included some concert tuning, for artists such as Stevie Wonder and Paul Weller, amongst other well known artists.

Professional piano tuning and minor repairs with friendly service.

 

Alan  provides the following services

Tuning in Homes, Schools, Theatres and Concert Venues
Voicing
Minor repairs
Supply and fit new castors
Advice on purchasing a new piano
Valuation

 

Contact Information

  • Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 8PP
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07841 162704
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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.