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... The author details his process for tuning the head of a banjo. He discusses "tap tuning," the ... connection between stiffness and tuning, and the specific note to which a banjo should be tuned. ...
... An article that originally appeared in the Spring 1974 issue of "The Horn Call" is presented. Seiffert details a procedure for tuning the double horn. ...
... The author talks about the technical aspects of piccolo tuning. ...
... electronically enhanced piano tuning, including some fundamental criteria and a general pitch-raising ... modification of impact tuning hammer, lubrication of piano strings, and speed tuning which aims to make pitch-raising a less stressful and arduous task. ...
... Offers instruction on how to adjust the head of 5-string banjos in order to tune the instrument to ... , tuning the assembly, tuning the head, and air chamber tuning. ...
... are described. Students can progress from needing their teacher to tune their instrument to tuning ... The tuning process for stringed instruments in an orchestra can be broken into six developmental ...
... An essay discusses the author's efforts to develop free-free plate tuning as part of creating a fine violin. ...
... Discusses the limits of accuracy of electronic tuning devices. Explains the utilization of quartz ...
... tuning holes in the instrument, which are carefully done directly opposite to the window. Includes photos ... Discusses the proper way of tuning recorders, with emphasis on the exact way of drilling tuning ... holes to further improve the overall pitch of the instrument. Details the mechanisms of drilling ...
... The Wilkerson ATD HT 440 Self-Tuning Bridge for guitars is tested and reviewed. The bridge is ...
... A simplified tuning procedure for implementing Just Intonation on stringed instruments is detailed ... . The inability to handle ratios presents a mental block that prevents simple tuning. Using an ... electronic tuner or computer program facilitates the tuning procedure, but it is also important to be ...
... Reviews "Tuning the Guitar By Ear" (Gerald Klickstein, Mel Bay Publications) which provides a ... comprehensive and reliable tuning system technique based on tuning the fifth string to an external ...
... Provides some basic information about piano tuning which is meant to help readers appreciate "both ... the incredible usefulness and the dangers inherent" in the use of electronic tuning aids. Includes ... a brief history of these tuning machines over the past 20 years. Discusses learning to set the ...
... Wright presents key elements for string music teachers for instructing students on the art of instrument tuning. ...
... Double bassists and cellists can tune their instruments using harmonics. Proper tuning techniques for these players are described. ...
... soundboard (head) when it applies pressure and how the length of the tailpiece affects the head tuning. ...
Education
American Recorder (2015) Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 9-12
... De Fransisco explains the science of tuning an instrument, focusing on the harmonic seried and ... some historical aspects of tuning and targeted towards recorder players. ...
... Several tips for piano tuning technicians are presented and explained. ...
... Describes a procedure for optimized use of an electronic tuner when tuning a piano. The procedure ... combines aural and electronic tuning in a way that eliminates the need for considering both ...
... Inharmonocity and tuning theory for pianos are highlighted. Concepts are presented for tuning ...