From Library Journal
This comprehensive volume contains valuable information for the consumer; following a technical but lucid description of the mechanics of a piano's action, it discusses all aspects of purchasing and maintaining an instrument. Numerous illustrations and charts enhance the text, which is clearly and directly written, and buying tips accompany the guides to purchasing both new and used instruments. But most valuable for a prospective buyer are the numerical ratings of virtually all models of pianos currently available, both foreign and domestic, based on the experiences of technicians around the country. An excellent source book. Susan Kagan, Hunter Coll., CUNY
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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“If there is to be a piano in your future, the single indispensable reference is The Piano Book by Larry Fine.” —Noah Adams, host of NPR's All Things Considered
“The Piano Book
is a must-have resource, no matter what kind of music you play, or what kind of piano you own or intend to buy.” —Robert Moog, inventor of the Moog Synthesizer
“It is a book that I never thought I would see in print and a book that will be of great service to the piano world.” —Robert Silverman, former editor of The Piano Quarterly
“Clearly and directly written. . . . An excellent source book.” —Library Journal
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