Damper oink connected to una corda

  • 1.  Damper oink connected to una corda

    Registered Piano Technician
    Posted 02-08-2024 21:02

    Scott Murphy recently completed a high speed video demonstrating the cause of damper oink when una corda is used (and shifts the hammer off the left string). Very revealing. It has to do with the fact that the unstuck string  vibrates sympathetically with the others, but out of phase with them.

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    Fred Sturm
    University of New Mexico
    "We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same." - Carlos Casteneda