The Well-Tempered Tune

Devoted to perfecting the sound of pianos and harpsichords
7D2_3553The Well-Tempered Tune

  • Piano maintenance and tuning:

  • Pianos Inside and Out by Mario Igrec. An outstanding reference on everything about pianos. Highly recommended.

  • Tuning methodology:

  • Temperaments:

  • Mathematics of Sound:

  • Musimathics by Gareth Loy (an excellent text, but amazingly there is nothing on stretch and inharmonicity)

Interesting papers in the professional literature: