Voicing is the manipulation of a piano’s hammers to even out a piano’s overall tone. It can also be carried out to brighten or soften the character of a piano’s tone depending on the environment that it’s sitting in. Voicing can often address common complaints such as a ‘piano sounding tinny’, ‘too harsh’ or ‘too muffled’.
Regulation is the adjustment of the piano’s action to ensure a smooth and even touch throughout the keyboard.Continue reading “What is piano regulation?”
We recommend having your piano tuned twice a year and at a minimum, once a year. If your piano is getting constant and heavy use everyday, it may be possible that your piano would need tuning four times a year, as well as extra maintenance to keep the piano in shape.
Contrary to what many people think, pianos go out of tune due to changes in temperature and humidity, not through playing – unless you’re practising 8 hours a day everyday!