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repositioning a grand in a room (Read 538 times)

Offline tognacci

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repositioning a grand in a room
« on: January 15, 2020, 05:08:16 PM »

I have a 7 foot grand piano that I just had tuned.  I want to move it a foot over to gain access to a wall and then back into position.  Does a short move like that generally require another tuning?

Thanks in advance for any comments.  I've learned a lot  from the collective wisdom, lurking over the past few years.

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Re: repositioning a grand in a room
«Reply #1 on: January 15, 2020, 08:17:46 PM »
In such situation, a tuning is likely not needed.  Unless, that is if you were intending to do recordings on the instrument which critical tuning is necessary.  Temperature and humidity fluctuations affect tuning more than rolling a piano around a room. 

University pianos can be moved around several times a day, and in my experience they don't get tuned after every move. 

If you are sensitive to tuning shifts, you might want to invest in a tuning hammer to do touch ups yourself. 
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