Self-Tuning Piano

A fascinating article by Paul Ridden at Gizmag about Don Gilmore’s self-tuning piano system. It uses sensors on each string to determine pitch, and sends an electrical current through the string to warm it precisely enough to cause it to “relax” — basically expand — giving a lower pitch. It seems to me that this […]

Tour of Vietnamese Musical Instrument Makers Village

Craftsmen of the village of Dao Xa create fine traditional instruments by hand.

Craftsman in the village of Dao Xa

“Also the craft requires artisans’ patience and more importantly, their love, passion and dedication. Without these, one couldn’t produce a standard instrument.” – Nguyen Xuan Soan

Source: Vietnam News