Theory and Practice of Piano Construction
by William B. White
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc. 1975
Number of pages: 170
To know a piano accurately one must understand the laws governing tone quality, and how the propagation and transmission of sound is produced as well as the pitch and intensity of sound. This is the only work of its kind ever put forth in the English language.
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