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Voicing

  • Lookin the archives, there's has been a few disucssoins on this. ------------------------------ Regards, Jon Page mailto:jonpage@pianocapecod.com http://www.pianocapecod.com ------------------------------

  • Assuming Jurgen uses them, I'd be interested in how he uses them. ------------------------------ David Bauguess Grand Junction CO 970-257-1750 ------------------------------

  • Hello all, I received a side voicing pliers from Jurgen @ PianoForte. Excellent quality, thank you Jurgen! I read though the instructions and understand how to use them. My next question is, under what circumstances would I opt ​to ...

  • Is Guy Nichols' article anywhere to be found, besides in the original printed journal from 2004 - like a scanned copy or something? ------Original Message------ Thanks for sharing that, David. With the curve down, it looks ...

Harpsichord

  • Hi Michael, My de Blaise project is on hold while I get to other projects of higher priority. Hopefully I will get back to the plectra replacing within a month. I was a bit skeptical about using the hammer method to remove the stub. ...

  • I have been 'talking' to Carey Beebe (who is on his way back to Down-Under from Paris) about his YouTube'd method of re-plectra'ing a Wm.deBlaise - and he agrees about the possible quensiconces of using a hammer and that my method ...

  • Yes - you are right, Douglas. In fact yesterday I took a 'bus the 5 miles from home to Malcom's workshop in Lewes and bought one from him. Now I am studying it and attempting interpretations as it applies to the 1819 Broadwood Fortepiano ...

  • Thanks so much for posting this Fred. What an amazing article --so great to learn more about the history of the Harpsichord "resurgence", etc. I am going to forward this article to several of our faculty and staff who also seem to ...