Piano Design and Sound Generation  student Alexey Fridman
Piano Design and Sound Generation  student Alexey Fridman
Piano 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Basic configurations 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation Grand piano Upright piano
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Keyboard (88 keys) 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation Playing range <ul><li>Octaves </li></ul><ul><li>five-line ...
Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation repetition system
Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Vertical piano action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Frame Plate of a Steinway grand piano 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation made of  cast iron string tension  >   ...
Sound frequency of strings Vibrational modes of an ideal string, dividing the string length into integer divisions, produc...
Sound frequency of strings 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation 512  Hz 1024  Hz 256  Hz
Strings Three strings tuned  to the same frequency 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>loud attack  </li>...
String length and mass Strings vary in length and thickness, so that many octaves can fit on one sounding board 26.01.2011...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Soundboard & rim 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation soundboard   soft and flexible outer   rim   hard and immobi...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Pedals 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings ...
Thank you 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
Thank you 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
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Alexey Fridman, "Piano Design and Sound Generation"

  1. 1. Piano Design and Sound Generation student Alexey Fridman
  2. 2. Piano Design and Sound Generation student Alexey Fridman
  3. 3. Piano 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  4. 4. Basic configurations 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation Grand piano Upright piano
  5. 5. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  6. 6. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  7. 7. Keyboard (88 keys) 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation Playing range <ul><li>Octaves </li></ul><ul><li>five-line </li></ul><ul><li>four-line </li></ul><ul><li>three-line </li></ul><ul><li>two-line </li></ul><ul><li>one-line </li></ul><ul><li>small </li></ul><ul><li>great </li></ul><ul><li>contra </li></ul><ul><li>sub-contra </li></ul>Notes names
  8. 8. Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  9. 9. Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation repetition system
  10. 10. Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  11. 11. Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  12. 12. Grand piano mechanical action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  13. 13. Vertical piano action 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  14. 14. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  15. 15. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  16. 16. Frame Plate of a Steinway grand piano 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation made of cast iron string tension > 20 tons
  17. 17. Sound frequency of strings Vibrational modes of an ideal string, dividing the string length into integer divisions, producing harmonic partials f, 2f, 3f, 4f, etc. (where f means fundamental frequency). 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  18. 18. Sound frequency of strings 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation 512 Hz 1024 Hz 256 Hz
  19. 19. Strings Three strings tuned to the same frequency 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>loud attack </li></ul><ul><li>fast decay </li></ul><ul><li>long sustain </li></ul>
  20. 20. String length and mass Strings vary in length and thickness, so that many octaves can fit on one sounding board 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  21. 21. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  22. 22. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  23. 23. Soundboard & rim 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation soundboard soft and flexible outer rim hard and immobile
  24. 24. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  25. 25. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  26. 26. Pedals 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  27. 27. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  28. 28. Piano parts 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation <ul><li>keyboard & action </li></ul><ul><li>iron plate & strings </li></ul><ul><li>soundboard </li></ul><ul><li>case (rim) </li></ul><ul><li>pedals </li></ul>
  29. 29. Thank you 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  30. 30. Thank you 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation
  31. 31. 26.01.2011 Piano design and sound generation

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