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DOs and DON'Ts - Some very helpful advice from Ryder Piano Service

Concert Pitch Piano Services - this site has much information on pianos and piano tuning, including history of the piano, diagrams of selected piano actions, FAQ, and recommendations from piano manufacturers Steinway, Baldwin, and Yamaha.

Piano 300 - Celebrating Three Centuries of People and Pianos (Smithsonian Institution Exhibit)

Piano Tuning - How It Is Done and Who Should Do It - Information from Dr. William Leland - recently retired Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Piano at New Mexico State University.

Why Does A Piano Go Out Of Tune? - by Ken Foster

Renting/Buying/Selling a Piano - information from the Berkeley Parents Network

Carver: A man in tune with his work - from the faculty and staff news of the University of Iowa.

Information from Wikipedia on piano tuning - including equal temperament beatings

Historical perspective of the player piano - by Mark Hellenberg of Ohio University Public Radio

Groven Piano Project - the un-tempered clavier - David Loberg Code (WMU)

A Brief History of the Piano - by Michael Shanks

In Search of the Well Tempered Instrument - by William Harris (Prof. Em. Middlebury College)

The mathematics of piano tuning - from the American Mathematical Society

The Freesound Project - collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sounds

What to Know About Buying a Piano - information from Brigham Young University

Marshall Yancey Piano Tuning and Repair

History of Piano Tuning - by Gill Green MA

Frequently Asked Questions about Piano Tuning

Getting in tune: Piano tuner shares his secrets - feature story on piano tuner Eben Goresko in the Boulder (CO) Daily Camera

Piano Tuning Guidelines - includes information on moving pianos

Information on the care and tuning of your piano

Six Myths About Piano Tuning - by Brian Capleton (PhD - Royal National College, UK)

PTG technical bulletin on Pitch Raising - by Peter Acronico

Information on piano tuning from Martha Beth Lewis, Ph.D.

Piano Technician's Guild

Wiki Answers - Some comments from piano tuners on the "hows" and "whys" of piano tuning.

Reviews and opinions sent in by the Berkeley Parents Net subscribers

Acoustic vs. digital pianos - Which one is right for you? - by Scott E. Thile

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