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The Art of Piano Finishing

The Art of Piano Finishing

In this video, we explore the art of piano finishing. One of our customers recently purchased a 1910 Mason & Hamlin BB 7 foot grand piano, but as a school piano it was in a dismal state of disrepair, with gum strewn about the bottom of the keyboard and missing...
The Cunningham Piano Factory Tour

The Cunningham Piano Factory Tour

One of Philadelphia’s best kept secrets is the free Cunningham Piano factory tour at our restoration facilities in Germantown. This is a great way to go behind the scenes of Philadelphia’s oldest and most respected piano factory and discover all the complex parts and...
A Musical Tribute to Joseph Cossolini

A Musical Tribute to Joseph Cossolini

Joseph Cossolini was born in Hoboken, NJ in the shadow of Manhattan. He attended high school at Hudson Regional Catholic High School in Jersey City. Joe once commented that he was so close to New York in those days that “if the wind blew right you could smell what...
Piano Voicing: Can You Hear The Difference?

Piano Voicing: Can You Hear The Difference?

Piano voicing is the process of adjusting the density of the felts covering the hammers striking the string to produce a warmer or brighter tone. In this video, we will see how a piano is voiced and hear what a difference it can make to the piano’s overall...
What is a Piano Belly?

What is a Piano Belly?

The Piano Belly consists of: A Soundboard Bridges The outer rims of the piano The Pinblock. The Soundboard, made typically of spruce, acts as an acoustic amplifier. The Bridge works as a transducer, transferring the vibrations of the strings to the soundboard. The rim...
Open Heart Piano Surgery

Open Heart Piano Surgery

Patient: A 1986 Steinway D concert grand piano Symptoms: Piano has difficulty staying in tune, despite repeated, frequent tunings Diagnosis: Patient needs to have pinblock replaced. At Cunningham Piano Company, we specialize in making sick pianos well again, thanks to...

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