April 15, 2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the most famous maritime disaster in history, the sinking of the luxury ocean liner RMS Titanic.
The sinking of the Titanic is an epic story that has stirred up interest and emotion in countless people over the decades, as well as inspiring literature, music, art and of course, film.
While most of us are familiar with the history and events surrounding the Titanic disaster, you may be interested to know the story from a Steinway & Sons perspective.
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The Piano Workshop is proud to stock a new range of wooden music stands. These are beautifly made, and are available at a very reasonable price.
The range includes adjustable height stands in rosewood and walnut finish. There is even a double stand that allows duet players to face each other whilst performing.
All stands made be ordered from
If you have a piano that looks like this, congratulations, you have an instrument that is quite rare in Australia. If you would like to have it totally restored, then you have come to the right place.
Square pianos are seldom seen in Australia, but were the main household instruments for over 100 years from the mid 18th till 19th century.
To read more about square pianos, click here.
Source and transcription: Piano tuning a dying art
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First job is to remove the hammers from the action rail
Remains of original tape need to be cut from the hammer butt
New set of tapes
New tapes need to be cut to length
Multiple tapes can be cut in one pass
The new tape can then be glued to the back of the counter-check
Whilst the hammers are off, we may as well clean them up
Emery cloth can be pulled over the clamped hammers
Much nicer clean surfaced hammers
Some hammer flanges have broken string, so they will be replaced