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piano key and whippen.

Walter Pfeiffer

piano key and whippen.

An analysis of their relationships in direct blow actions.

by Walter Pfeiffer

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Published by Verlag Das Musikinstrument in Frankfurt a.M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Piano -- Construction

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Taste und Hebeglied des Klaviers.

    StatementEnglish version by Jim Engelhardt.
    SeriesDas Musikinstrument. Technical book series, v. 18, Fachbuchreihe Das Musikinstrument,, Bd. 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML695 .P4513
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5259684M
    LC Control Number75352337

    a piano key as a see saw and of an algebraic formula being equal when the see saw is balanced. On June 1, Stanwood was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award from the North Bennet St. School for his contributions to the craft of piano technology.   The purpose of the bridle strap is make removing and reinstalling the piano action easier. The straps keep the whippens from hanging down loosely which can cause them to catch on the key capstans and break when the action is put back in the piano. The straps can also help the hammers return to rest in a poorly regulated or sluggish action. Whippen Heel Cloth: The Heel is the contact point between the Whippen and the Capstan. The aforementioned cloth is actually a thin, but tightly woven piece of felt. Yeller, Old: Whenever possible, Paul Hahn & Co. endeavours to save every piano it can. However, sometimes, after a lifetime of service, a piano has to be sent to piano heaven. Bmw Brand Oem E85 E86 Z4 Piano Black Wood Center Console Trim New. $ Yamaha P45blb2 88 Key Action Graded Digital Piano Keyboard No Ac Adapter. $ Yamaha P45 Piano Keyboard W L85 Furniture Stand,knox Bench And Focus Music Book.


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Item Information. Condition: New. Price: US Seller Rating: % positive. Felt action rail and key punchings can harden and replacing is desirable.

Whippen: Now here is where it gets interesting. There are around parts to the action and all the rest of them come pre-assembled in a piece called the whippen. So when rebuilding an action to new condition, there is nothing more to do than what I have listed. The Standard white and black key dip for most pianos is 10 mm.

The key dip is the distance the key moves down until it stops on the front rail punching. The way to regulate both, white and black key dip is by adding or subtracting paper washers (punchings) under the felt washers at the front rail oval pins.

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When you depress a key on a piano, you actually are physically lifting the hammer (felt which strikes the strings) and associated action parts, against gravity. The part of the key your finger pushes on is designed to travel downward approximately 3/8".

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The piano forte did not attract much attention in the early 's. Builders simplified the action for ease of manufacture, eliminating. —Walter Pfeiffer, author of The Piano Hammer and The Piano Key and Whippen Modern grand action designs appear to be highly stan-dardized, but variations in leverages, mass, and alignment of parts make each piano feel slightly (or not so slightly) different.

The length of keys, weight of hammers, key dip,File Size: KB. Since each key of a piano is of a different size, weights are often added so as to give all the keys a consistent weight. Various adjustments can be made to the key to change its angle or the depth to which it can be depressed.

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The piano action mechanism (also known as the key action mechanism or simply the action) of a piano or other musical keyboard is the mechanical assembly which translates the depression of the keys into rapid motion of a hammer, which creates sound by striking the strings.

Action can refer to that of a piano or other musical keyboards, including the electronic or digital stage. There is usually an elbow that attaches to the bottom of the whippen and a lifter wire that comes up to attach to the back of the elbow can be broken, so if you have a key that is in the down position and it doesn’t stay up on its own and it’s a spinet piano there is a good chance that it has a broken elbow.

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I tried to keep the key as level as possible while in resting position. there is a large gap between the key and whippen. use a piece of scrap wood, just the size of the gap and slot it in between.

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