Fwd: [Dixielandjazz] METHODS of PIANO TUNING

Kmstrmldr at aol.com Kmstrmldr at aol.com
Wed Sep 17 22:03:12 PDT 2003

In a message dated 9/17/03 11:33:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
davidpalmquist at dccnet.com writes:

> A piano is tuned not only by listening for the exact pitch of each note, 
> most likely with a tuning fork rather than an electronic tuner

In point of fact, a tuning fork is used to tune either the middle C or an A.
>From then on it is a matter of listening to the "beats" on fourths and 
Actually there is a bit of "fudging" after the middle two or three octaves 
are tuned so as to take care of the diatonsim of the scales.

I have a certificate that says that I am a piano tuner

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