RESOURCES

BOOKS:

​Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand​

by James Barron

Barron tracks, from inception to, one Steinway concert
 grand piano named K0862, a direct descendant of the first Model D developed in 1884 by the German family of piano makers established in New York. 

The Piano Book: Buying and Owning a New or Used Piano

by Larry Fine

2012 Supplement To The Piano Book.

The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier​​

by Thad Carhart

Carhart's life as an American expatriate in Paris provides the setting for this witty and fascinating account of finding a piano to purchase and relearning how to play. His familiarity with French customs aids in his dealings with and subsequent acceptance as a friend by Luc, the proprietor of Desforges Pianos.

Music Lessons - Music, Love, & True Adventures​

by Noah Adams (NPR host)

The story of Noah Adams' year long adventure of learning to play the piano as an adult. Touching, encouraging, and entertaining.

Piano Servicing, Tuning, and Rebuilding

by Arthur Reblitz

The "bible" for piano technicians everywhere.

WEBSITES:

Piano Technicians Guild

Animated grand action model.

www.schaffpiano.com ​​​

​Piano Parts & Supply.

The Upright Furniture Company

If your old upright is truly beyond fixing, perhaps it could be made into a computer desk!

OTHER RESOURCES:

​Portland's "The Joinery"

Re-makes old uprights into desks and other useful furniture. Read article in The Oregonian.​​​​

​Diagram of a Steinway grand piano 

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