What the top piano tuner really thinks

What the top piano tuner really thinks


norman lebrecht

November 09, 2013

Peter Salisbury is piano technician at London’s South Bank and one of the best tuners in the business. He started out as a player. What does he think of the professionals? Lovely new interview on the Yamaha site.

peter salisbury


  • Sanda Schuldmann says:

    Wonderful interview

  • Susan Sonnenberg says:

    Loved his dedication and huge commitment to eliciting the best from these

    wonderful instruments . Learnt a lot.

  • Neil van der Linden says:

    And if one wants to see a really brilliant short film about a piano tuner, here is one.. Don’t read the notes, they are a spoiler. http://vimeo.com/channels/shortoftheweek/43529104

  • Neil van der Linden says:

    Sorry this is the correct link now http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V2GoEHGLUo

  • Larry says:

    I have often wished to be a PianoTuner. How does one get into this occupation?

  • Barbara says:

    I gave up on this as I had no idea what CFX was but first part was interesting.

  • Fergus Johnston says:

    CFX is a Yamaha piano model.

  • CFX is the new grand concert size model by Yamaha. Their top product.

    • Barbara says:

      Thank you Franck and Fergus. I thought it might be some sort of Special effects like theatre and film use FX as a shorthand.

  • cabbagejuice says:

    @Larry, you need preternatural ears to begin with.