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Piano tuning

Bellevue Piano Tuning. If you want me to tune your piano, bring it back to life, make it sing...visit my Tuning site, or click here to send me a message about your piano.

See a graphic view of the Historical Temperaments. With the advent of electronic tuning aids, these are now viable alternatives to the "equal temperament" that has been the theoretical norm for most of the past century. Includes timeline of historic temperaments with composers. Judge for yourself which temperament to use for a specific composer.

About Key Color - In Well temperaments, each of the 12 major and 12 minor keys was thought to have its own emotional quality.

The Circle of Fifths and the Octave. Twelve moons don't make a year, and twelve perfect fifths don't make an octave.

For tuners: Listening to Beat Rates. Illustrating the beats of major thirds from A2 to F4.

The Sounds of Temperament. Hear and compare the variety of chords in Meantone, Well, and Equal temperaments.

Links of interest to piano technicians. Many of these are old and broken. Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.

Other Interests

Jason Plays Keyboard. Some recordings of me playing a Steinway D, which I tuned a couple of days before.

A Visual Proof of Pythagoras' Theorem. Right triangles obey cosmic laws.

Contact Information: Jason Kanter

Cell: 425-830-1561
Contact me: Jason Kanter