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Player Piano Keys Don't Move
By Eric Shoemaker

Grand salutations to all.  Since so much has been said about whether or
not or how or if keys should move <Whew!> maybe I'll ask the following
question:  Should they?

Let's all re-examine this one and determine if they did move or did not
move (for whatever reason) when this piano was factory fresh.  _Then_
form conclusions of how or why or if to change the current condition of
the _sic_ malady.

Remember, the owner has to be happy with his or her prize piano, and
you can bet the factory or dealer would have made those keys move if
that is what the customer wanted and if the "new" customer/owner wants
it that way, or not.  It's the choice of that/this (current) owner,
right?  But first determine and/or explain to the best possible degree
what it was that it did when it was new!

I think I have a bit of egg on face for not asking that very question
to begin with.  I bet I'm not the only one either!

Pobodys' nerfect!

Eric J. Shoemaker
Tacoma, Washington

(Message sent Tue 19 Jul 2005, 02:49:10 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

Key Words in Subject:  Don't, Keys, Move, Piano, Player

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