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Upright piano "PETROF" which changed the lives of or our home upright piano (Read 1225 times)

Offline themaximillyan

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Used piano "Petrof" really was very good in quality: a nice velvety sound (tenor), deep bass and velvet "not screeching" discant. All was happy but the piano has never been serviced over 15 years. A pitch was almost a semitone below A = over 420Hz. Unregulated work of an action to call a concern in me. However as I noticed that felt of a hammers was as if would be in new piano and I has thought that played on it a little. So the fact of the sale took place. To transportion it's "our Petrof" we used a lorry. We got up upright pianos on the fifth floor of a five-storey panel block house.
At first times our "Petrof" tried "abutted against" and it's did not wanted to play at the new place. I tuned, regulated the hammer action, but here and there " to darted out" an off-standard sides of an action our upright. I had to come back and fixed it's now and again! Masha, Natalia and Masha's grandmother prayed to God that it's played as it should! A month later our fears vanished a piano began to work to delight us with their breathtaking sounds. Masha and her music teacher by Svetlana Alexandrovna Vastyanova had a common practice holding lessons on home upright piano "Petrof" as in the music school at that time was bad pianos. According to Masha, her mother and her grandmother a professional approach to mastering the piano have tuner's job that timely supporting a piano in good condition. I as a tuner was very pleased to hear it. Let's agree that tuned and technically correctly adjusted the piano is a pledge not only a good musical sound but it's instrument of a formation intellectual and harmoniously developed personality also. Of course, all of the many victories Masha musical competitions, are a consequence of its exceptional performance and her talent, it's huge work her highly qualified music teacher. But quite reasonably would to believe and to hope that " hands of uncle Max" also took part in it. And gold gerbils of Masha's medal it's my modest victory
Kazakhstan, Uralsk, 2011

Offline bronnestam

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The piano my parents bought for me when I was 11, was a Petrof. I was not too pleased with it but this was the piano I played during my first 8 piano years.

But there was one very remarkable thing with it. It was tuned when it came to our house and then it was never tuned again. When my mother sold it after 25 years, it was maybe not in perfect shape, but not in the acute need of tuning. Strange, but still.

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I'm willing to believe you. Indeed Czech piano "Petrof" and "Rosler" have a stable music pitch. Even when it's are hauling from one room to another. Very dry temperature does not affect pitch  long times over year.  It's only small tones drives down in choirs   treble. Basses most stable. The piano of this video is more than 7 years "lives" on the 5th floor of old House panel.
We love our "Petrof"!