Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism: Together with Tuning as Science and Art William Braid White

ISBN: 9781330114162

Published: September 27th 2015

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186 pages


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Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism: Together with Tuning as Science and Art  by  William Braid White

Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism: Together with Tuning as Science and Art by William Braid White
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 186 pages | ISBN: 9781330114162 | 9.78 Mb

Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism - Together with Tuning as Science and Art is a work authored by expert William Brad White.Player pianos, sometimes referred to as autopianos, were gaining in popularity in the early 1900s,MoreRegulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism - Together with Tuning as Science and Art is a work authored by expert William Brad White.Player pianos, sometimes referred to as autopianos, were gaining in popularity in the early 1900s, necessitating a book about their servicing. Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism is a resource guide for individuals tasked with repairing these large and rather complex instruments.

The work focuses specifically on the pneumatic player, which was the standard player piano at the time. The book itself is rather brief and is divided into two sections. The first section deals with the regulation and repair of the piano, focusing on technical aspects the serviceman must be familiar with.

Part two details tuning, and is intended not only for the serviceman but also the technically minded owner of a player piano.William Braid Whites title is an effective overview of the regulation and repair of a player piano. While player pianos are scarce today, those that are in use certainly require upkeep, and thus this book will remain of interest to individuals tasked with working on these challenging instruments.

This work will also appeal to readers interested in music history, as White captures a time when the appeal of automated instruments was perhaps at its greatest peak.Regulation and Repair of Piano and Player Mechanism - Together with Tuning as Science and Art is a detailed guide to servicing a once popular musical instrument. While the prevalence of player pianos has declined greatly since the beginning of the twentieth century, there remains a need for literature on the topic.

If the subject matter of this text is of interest to you, Whites book is a worthwhile read.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



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