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Unseen Artists: Sights & Insights from the Piano Technicians Guild

Through April 2018, the Museum of Making Music presents Unseen Artists: Sights & Insights from the Piano Technicians Guild.

More than just a Tuner — What Does a Piano Technician Do?
In this exhibit—presented in partnership with the Piano Technicians Guild—you’ll find out that they are much more than just a piano tuner.

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Clinkscale Online

Database of Early Pianos: 1700 – 1860

Clinkscale Online is a comprehensive research database dedicated to the worldwide cataloging of historic pianos from before 1860. The database is now available as an online resource available to all registered users without cost. Explore information about nearly 7000 historic pianos, and easily submit information on pianos not yet included, or corrections for existing data.

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EDWARDIAN UPRIGHTS and later

For anyone researching information on their old family upright, there is one site that has more valuable information than any other, and that is the Piano History pages at EDWARDIAN UPRIGHTS and later .

There is information on age and style that is not available anywhere else. I would highly recommend that you look here first to get started on your information quest.

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Norfolk Piano Man is Looking for a Home for His Collection

Norfolk Piano Man is Looking for a Home for His Collection

“All our pianos have their own character and a lot of them are from famous makers. Bill is getting older and at some point this collection will die. From my point of view I would like to see him get an apprentice to learn about it so the collection can carry on. We cannot do anything more with it or raise funds until we have a building. Because everything is so crammed it is soul destroying even to go and look at it.”