Quantcast
answersLogoWhite
notificationBell

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2008-09-08 21:45:26

Sometimes yes, sometimes no.. Depends on the piano, its condition, previous care, if the prior tuner was any good, tuned it on pitch or intentionally tuned it flat. You'd be surprised at how many of them tune it flat.

All pianos should be tuned at least once, per year. Tuning at least twice per year is recommended by all piano manufacturer's. If it's been many years since its last tuning and if it is old, it may not be worth tuning or repairing any longer.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

How much is a Rosler piano?

how much is a 20 year old rosler piano worth


How much is a cable nelson piano worth serial?

how old is my cable piano serial #357773



How much is a Rudolf Piano Co Upright Piano worth and how old is mine Serial No 18364?

Mfg 1915. Probably worth about $100 if it's in decent condition.


What is a Kohner Verdi III Piano accordion worth?

It depends how old it is and what condition it is in.


How much is a 20 year old Baldwin piano worth Serial 1859332 style 601?

I am interested in selling my Baldwin piano and am courious as to what it might be worth. I am guessing it's about 20 years old and in great shape!



What is a junior baby grand piano?

Encouraging, maximazation of an 8-11 year old, interesting realististic size keys, accurate and durable tuning, style...




You have old piano sheet music and want to know what it is worth?

Old piano sheets? I don't think they are worth much. But you should try Ebay.They may be worth alot; depending upon the age and, of course, the song. Say its from the 1750s! You would get some cashing for tht. [: Your welcome! (;


How much is a Rudolf Piano Co. Upright Piano worth and how old is mine Serial No. 9957?

This Serial number matches to MAnchester from 1948. Its worth about 20 pounds (UK Sterling)


How much are old ivory piano keys worth?

Try eBay and see what you can get for them, there is no set price.


How can the sound quality be altered on a piano?

The strings could be old warped, frayed, stretched, etc. One could purposely change the tuning of all the strings to achieve a desired alteration. The piano could be amplified with microphone(s) and distored with the amplifier.


How much is your Howard Grand worth serial 56434?

So this piano an upright from Cincinnati, is a HOWARD an old piano - I was wondering what it is worth. My mother bought it oh about 40-50 yrs. ago from someone who was moving out of state. So wondering its worth???


When did Frederick Chopin start playing piano?

At a very young age. He was about 3 years old when he started playing piano, and he held his first concert when he was 8 years old.


How old is your piano?

My piano is 46 years old. lindsay


Piano Tuning: The Tools and the Technique?

The piano is one of the most complex and elegant musical instruments ever manufactured. The piano is also one of the most versatile (and recognizable) instruments of all, featured in every genre of music from classical concertos, arias, and American Jazz music to modern pop rock. Not surprisingly, the piano is such a cherished work of art that vintage "grand daddy" models have been passed down in families from generation to generation as heirlooms.With the advent of computer technology, the "classic" piano may have given way to the electronic keyboard (a.k.a. a synthesizer). But many people will still tell you that there is no substitute for the melodious timbre of a finely tuned piano. Time, however, changes that once precious sound into a cacophony of off-key tones and flat chords.Every piano needs regular tuning, new and old alike. And the art of professional piano tuning encompasses a unique set of mechanical and musical skill. Few people are even aware of what goes into tuning a piano. But in general, professional piano tuners recommend performing regular minute tunings in order to avoid costly repairs in the future.There is no substitute for a skilled, professional piano tuner. However, with some basics tools and techniques of the trade, you too can learn to tune your own piano, keeping it as concert-ready as the day it was manufactured.Piano Tuning ToolsThe bare minimum tools used to tune a piano include a tuning lever, an electronic chromatic tuner, and an assortment of piano mutes. There is no shortage of piano tuning kits available over the web.But suffice it to say, any one of these will contain the three bare essential tools. With enough practice and patience, these may even be all of the tools you will ever need since major tunings will require a professional tuner.TechniqueAs with learning to play the piano, Middle C is the most important note of all. And the same holds true for piano tuning. An electronic tuner will be able to indicate if Middle C is out of tune or not.The slightest, tiniest of adjustments to a piano string's tension using a tuning lever can have a profound effect on the pitch of Middle C. And as a general rule, you can probably tune Middle C ever so slightly sharp of perfect pitch, which will account for the variances in electronic tuner displays.From here, the same idea is repeated for each key and each set of strings included in that key. But the number one thing to keep in mind is to go slowly - very slowly. Most importantly, piano strings are delicate and even dangerous if popped. So, if you find yourself in over your head, don't be leery of calling a professional.


How old in your Kimball Piano 733088?

How old is my Kimball Piano 733088


What is the value of a 70 yr old Baldwin Acrosonic Piano?

I DANIEL RISNER THINK IT WOULD BE WORTH $20.000.00


How old is this Baldwin piano serial?

How old is this piano with serial number 1510355


How to Find a Good Piano Tuner?

Piano tuning is a refined art that not everyone can do. A lot of people will try their hand at it, and perhaps make your old piano sound a bit better than it used to. However, it’s easy to spot a good professional piano tuner from an amateur one if you adhere to the following: Step 1. Ask how much experience they have in tuning pianos. As the saying goes ‘practice makes perfect’, this is certainly true in the case of piano tuners. The more experience and practice they’ve had tuning hundreds of pianos, then the more likely they are to do a good job. Step 2. Look at what equipment they bring along with them. Are they relying too much on electronic devices? A good professional tuner will rely mostly on their ear, with the occasional reliance on a tuning fork, for tuning the middle C. Step 3. You will know if you have a good tuner, as they will be knowledgeable not just about pianos, but also about the physics of what they’re doing to a certain level. Most good tuners will exhibit a natural interest in things like wave properties and other related physics topics for their job. Step 4. If you don’t want to be lumbered with an amateur piano tuner, it’s best to use someone who comes recommended from a trusted source and is a member of a registered body. Hiring an amateur or a so called ‘professional’ that does a quick job can result in your piano being badly damaged. A professional tuner will take their time and usually spend, depending on the job, about 2 hours tuning and repairing your piano. Hiring a professional tuner has clear benefits over hiring someone who has just a few amateur piano tunes under their belt. Tuning a piano cannot be equated to being the same as tuning other instruments. A piano is much more complex, there are more moving parts, and 200 strings to tune! So don’t leave this job to amateurs, hire a professional.


How much is a 100 year old Hohner accordion worth?

Accordions that are 100 years old won't be worth a lot as they will require a lot of repairing and tuning. It will cost you a lot of money to repair it so you would be better off keeping it. If you can play this accordion, then it might worth something but if not it's not worth your while trying to sell it.


How much is a 1969 upright kimball piano worth?

This 38 year old piano is worth between $50 and $200 depending upon its condition. The movers will charge about $250 to move it (assuming no steps) and it will cost $60 to $100 to have it tuned (if it can be tuned).


What is the value of wurlitzer piano serial number 140521?

That makes the piano made between 1936-1937.. The old upright catogory.. As a piano it has little to no value. The only thing that makes those worth fixing or keeping is sentimental value.


Still have questions?

Trending Questions
How to Make Money Online? Asked By Wiki User
Best foods for weight loss? Asked By Wiki User
Does Neil Robertson wear a wig? Asked By Wiki User
Previously Viewed
Unanswered Questions