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The Deep

This is a short story inspired entirely by the music and photographic work of artist, Benjamin James. Check out his album Aeolian on Itunes, his photography… 3,016 more words



Saharan dust reaching the UK gets in the news quite regularly, usually unfavourably in connection with pollution events. Desert dust is one of several types of minute particles, called aerosols, that are emitted into the atmosphere including salt, carbon and volcanic ash. 2,338 more words


Shift Lever Repair - Part II of III

Next step – make a new shift lever out of hardwood with the grain oriented properly.  The current shift lever had the grain parallel to the floor, resulting in shearing at the impact point of the lever on the underside of the key frame (this piece shifts the key frame and hammers slightly to the right when the left pedal is depressed, causing the hammers to only strike 2 out of the three average strings per note and reducing volume accordingly). 171 more words

Piano Repair

Shift Lever Repair - From the Upper East Side to Long Island City and Back - PART I of III

No, I didn’t forget about NYPIANOTUNER, and I definitely didn’t stop being one – I just moved apartments and put a lot on hold.  Many noteworthy events transpired in the interim – it was tough to pick a favorite, but here it is. 685 more words


I Wonder As I Wander

by Steve Eulberg

This Appalachian tune, collected and added to by John Jacob Niles, is a lovely, haunting Aeolian melody that fits so well on the mountain dulcimer in DAC tuning. 59 more words

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The Gift and the Song

We are all given a gift and a song to sing.

They were given to us from the very onset of time. They floated in the void until we were born, then finally able to be received by us. 186 more words