Five lectures on the acoustics of the piano

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The book:

Preface

Introduction

Lectures:

Harold A. Conklin Jr.:
Piano design factors - their influence on tone and acoustical performance
Anders Askenfelt & Erik Janson
From touch to string vibrations
Donald E. Hall:
The hammer and the string
Gabriel Weinreich
The coupled motion of piano strings
Klaus Wogram
The strings and the soundboard

Sound examples











1990 Royal Swedish Academy of Music