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A Steinway grand piano, vintage, 1917, breathes life into a Schubert Impromptu, Op. 90 (Video)

I decided to record the Schubert Impromptu in Eb, Op. 90 on my Steinway grand to compare timbre and tone with the Haddorff console, and my verdict is that the Steinway surpassed Haddy in clarity and range of dynamics. It’s … Continue reading

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The voices of piano technicians around the country

I had the invaluable opportunity to interview various Registered Piano Technicians around the country about various aspects of their profession. First, to become a RPT, the candidate takes an exam that’s administered through the Piano Technician’s Guild (PTG) which has … Continue reading

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