Piano tuning is the process of adjusting the tension of the strings on a piano to ensure that they produce the correct pitch. Over time, due to factors such as temperature changes, humidity, and the natural settling of the piano components, the tension in the strings can change, causing the piano to go out of tune.

Piano tuners use specialised tools, such as a tuning wrench, to adjust the tension of each string, bringing them to the correct pitch according to a standard musical scale. The goal is to ensure that the piano produces accurate and harmonious musical tones when played, with the notes evenly spaced within an equal temperament.

Piano tuning is a skill that requires training and experience, as it involves a keen ear to discern subtle differences in pitch. Professional piano tuners often undergo formal education and apprenticeships to develop their expertise. In addition to tuning, a piano technician may also perform other maintenance tasks, such as regulating the action (the mechanism that connects the keys to the hammers) and voicing (adjusting the tonal quality of the piano). Regular tuning and maintenance are essential to keep a piano sounding its best and to prolong its lifespan.

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