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Archive of Feature Articles by Subject

Individual articles are available in HTML format for online reading. Articles from past issues may also be viewed or downloaded in PDF format.

Rebuilding

HTML David Andersen: A Reliable Catalyst
PDF    (Fall 2009) by Steve Brady

HTML Everything Old Is New Again
PDF   (Spring 2010) by Stuart Isacoff

HTML Three Approaches to Piano Restoration
PDF   (Fall 2010) by Bill Shull, David G. Hughes, and Delwin D. Fandrich

HTML Rebuilding Spotlight: Cunningham Piano Company
PDF   (Spring 2011) by Tim Oliver and Rich Galassini

HTML Upright Cabinet Styles in American Piano Manufacturing,
PDF   1880–1930 (Spring 2012) by Martha Taylor

Reviews — Digital and Acoustic

HTML Chinese-made Grands: An Attractive, Affordable Option
PDF   (Fall 2009) by Mary C. Smith

HTML At Home On Stage: Professional Stage Pianos Come Home
PDF   (Fall 2009) by Alden Skinner

HTML Group 3 Performance-Grade 'Value' Pianos
PDF   (Spring 2010) by Dr. Owen Lovell and Adrean Farrugia

HTML Digital Pianos: What Can I Buy for $1,995?
PDF   (Spring 2010) by Alden Skinner

HTML Vienna Symphonic Library's Vienna Imperial
PDF   (Spring 2010) by Alden Skinner

HTML Buying a Grand Piano Less than Five Feet Long
PDF   (Fall 2010) by Larry Fine and volunteer reviewers

HTML The Roland V-Piano and SuperNatural Piano Sound Engine
PDF   (Fall 2010) by John Norton

HTML Review: Inexpensive, Entry-Level Vertical Pianos
PDF   (Spring 2011) by Larry Fine and volunteer reviewers

HTML Review: The Best Chinese Professional-Size Grands
PDF   (Fall 2011) by Judith Cohen

HTML Review: The New Feurich Pianos
PDF   (Spring 2012) by Owen Lovell

HTML Review: Seiler Model 186
PDF   (Fall 2012) by Kristian Klefstad

HTML Review: Yamaha NU1 Hybrid
PDF   (Spring 2013) by Alden Skinner and Rhonda Ringering

HTML Review: Schimmel's Updated Konzert Series Grand Pianos PDF   (Fall 2013) by Kiyoshi Tamagawa

HTML Review: Four Baldwin Models
PDF   (Spring 2014) by Dr. James Lent

HTML Review: Kawai GX and Yamaha CX: Evolutionary or
PDF   Revolutionary? (Spring 2014) by Dr. Owen Lovell

HTML Review: Blüthner e-Klavier
PDF  (Fall 2014) by Derek Kealii Polischuk

HTML Review: Physis Piano H1
PDF   (Fall 2014) by Sam Ecoff

 

High-End Pianos

HTML Piano Dealers Speak About Their High-End Brands
PDF   (Fall 2009)

HTML Technicians Speak About the High-End Brands
PDF   They Service, Part 1 (Spring 2010)

HTML Technicians Speak About the High-End Brands
PDF   They Service, Part 2 (Fall 2010)

HTML "Fit and Finish" Improvements at Steinway & Sons:
PDF   A Photo Essay (Spring 2011) by Larry Fine

HTML Selecting a Performance Piano For Concert Hall or Home
PDF   (Fall 2011) by Sally Phillips

HTML Regulation & Voicing: What Buyers of Performance-Quality
PDF    Pianos Should Know (Fall 2012) by Sally Phillips

HTML One by One: Boutique Piano Builders in the 21st Century
PDF   (Fall 2012) by Steve Brady

HTML Are "Hand-Built" Pianos Becoming Obsolete?
PDF   (Spring 2013) by George F. Emerson

HTML Voicing and Tone: What Piano Buyers and Owners
PDF   Should Know (Spring 2014) by Sally Phillips

General

HTML Nontraditional Materials and the Piano
PDF   (Fall 2011) by Steve Brady

HTML Moving the Family Piano
PDF   (Spring 2012) by Russ Vitt

HTML The All-Steinway School Program vs. the Diverse-Inventory
PDF   Approach to Buying Pianos for an Institution
(Spring 2013) by Sally Phillips and Anne Garee

HTML Piano Purgatory: The Donated Piano
PDF   (Fall 2013) by Sally Phillips

HTML Ten Ways to Voice a Room
PDF   (Spring 2014) by Christopher Storch

HTML The Technology-Equipped Piano Goes to School
PDF   Not Your Grandmother’s Piano: The Yamaha Disklavier, Long-Distance Learning, and More by George Litterst
Piano Marvel: Teaching the Video-Game Generation to Play by Rebecca, Jennifer, and Theresa Wilkinson
(Fall 2014)

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