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RE: That's my plan, too

"I play the piano and have a baby grand downstairs. The thought that a stereo system is going to closely reproduce the sound of a fine piano is laughable on its face."

No problem. Done with recording gear purchased for $500 in mid 70's, and played back on a $1600 amp and $4500 speakers purchased c. 1990. Piano was a Steinway B (7 foot). Key thing was to have a dry recording (little reverb) and play it back in the room in which the recording was made. The speakers have to be full range, i.e. flat down to sub 30 Hz. The power capability needs to equal the sonic output of the piano, with perhaps 6 dB additional headroom. For best results it was necessary to tweak the speaker position so the size of the piano image is realistic.

You can find two such recordings from my website.

Tony Lauck

"Diversity is the law of nature; no two entities in this universe are uniform." - P.R. Sarkar


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