Art of Tuning
Claude Montal's "The Art of Tuning" is the first comprehensive text on piano tuning, construction, and repair ever written. Filled with historical details concerning the pianos of the mid-19th-century," The Art of Tuning" documents the technology, tools, and techniques used during the most vibrant period in the development of the pianoforte. This English translation by piano technician and pianist Fred Sturm, RPT masterfully preserves the direct and approachable style of the original. Published by the Piano Technicians Guild Foundation. Paperback. 452 pages.