Piano

Piano with light action

Piano with light action
  1. Can a piano action be made lighter?
  2. What is a light touch piano?
  3. Can a piano be in direct sunlight?
  4. What does action on a piano mean?

Can a piano action be made lighter?

The way to deal with this phenomenon is to have a qualified piano technician reshape the hammers by filing them to create the original egg shape which produces a warm, projecting tone. Over time when the hammers have been filed a number of times, they will have less mass making the action lighter.

What is a light touch piano?

It reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano, with heavier action in the low register and a lighter feel in the upper register, while distinctively providing a great-feeling sense of key-strike that is not fatiguing even during extended playing sessions.

Can a piano be in direct sunlight?

If your piano is under direct sunlight – even for a few days – the wood will start to fade. A high gloss polyester finish can be completely ruined if left under direct sunlight for too long. ... Solution – keep your piano away from windows that let sunlight through, or place a heavy cover over your piano to protect it.

What does action on a piano mean?

The mechanism of the piano that causes hammers to strike the strings when a key is pressed is called the "action." ... This mechanism allows the pianist to quickly repeat a note without having to fully release the key.

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