Hi All, This posting is primarily directed to the piano tuners in
the group but if anybody has an answer to my question, I'm all ears.
One of my customers, who has a new Story & Clark player piano, is not
pleased with the tuning of the piano. Why? It's in tune! He wants
the piano to have "that Honky-Tonk Sound".
I recall hearing about a tuning method that 'creates' the sound in
a controlled manner but for the life of me I can't remember exactly
what needs to be done. I do recall that only one of the three strings
(in the tenor and treble sections) is purposely detuned, but I don't
recall the exact amount of the detuning.
By the way, this player piano does have a Honky-Tonk rail, but the
customer says "it's not the same". Any advice is most welcomed.
John A. Tuttle