Mr N Troth MABPT Dip AEWVH

Mr N Troth MABPT Dip AEWVH

Contact Information

  • Birmingham, West Midlands B38 9AA
    England
  • Phone: View Phone
  • Mobile: 07866 456947
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  • Hours Currently Open

    Monday 09:00 - 19:00
    Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
    Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
    Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
    Friday 09:00 - 19:00
    Saturday 12:00 - 18:00

 Mr. N. Troth was born in Luanshya, Northern Rhodesia ( Zambia ), in 1953 I went to school in South Africa until 1969, when I came to Britain with my parents who both came originally from Birmingham.

In 1976, I started training as a piano tuner/technician at the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford. Whilst attending the College, I came third in a national piano tuning competition with the result that when I qualified with Honours in June of 1980, I was offered a contract with Sandwell Education to service the pianos in 90 of their schools.
 

 

Nick 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).

Mr.E. N. Troth provides the following services:

•    Tuning in Homes, Schools, Theatres and Concerts Venues.
•     Voicing
•     Minor on site repairs
•     Full reconditioning service
•    Replacement broken strings
•     Supply and fit new castors
•     Advice on purchasing a new or second-hand piano
•     Valuation
•    Piano Sales
•    Piano Life Saver Installer
•    Piano removals

Mr.E. N. Troth has been vetted by the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and approved to work in situations with vulnerable adults or children

 

    
Some of the clients I have tuned for at the

The National Exhibition Centre.

 * Iggi Pop
 * U2
 * Shack Attack
 * Russ Conway
 * Chaz and Dave
 * B B King
 * Peter Green
 * Elton John
 * Lionel Richie
 * Shirley Bassey
 * Chris de Berg
 * Michel Crawford
 * Ocean Colour Scene
 * Elkie Brooks
 * The London Philharmonic
 * D'orly Carte

 

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Additional User Information

Disclosure and Barring Service: yes

Other Information

Other Categories:

Piano Tuners

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Did You Know Piano Facts

1709
The year 1709 is the one most sources give for the appearance of aninstrument which can truly be called a "Pianoforte." The writer Scipione Maffei wrote an article that year about the pianoforte created by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1732), who had probably produced four "gravicembali col piano e forte" or harpsichords with soft and loud. This instrument featured the first real escapement mechanism and is often called a "hammer harpsichord." The small hammers were leather covered. It had bichords throughout, and all the dampers were wedge-shaped. By 1726 he seems to have fitteda stop for the action to make the hammers strike only one of twostrings. He had produced about twenty pianos by this time and thenhe is presumed to have gone back to making harpsichords,probably from the lack of interest in his pianos. Three of hispianos remain extant today: one with four octaves, dated 1720, is in NewYork; one with four and a half octaves, from 1726, is in Leipzig,Germany; and there is one in Rome from 1722. There are approximately ten plucked instruments surviving today with the name Cristofori on them.