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Humidity and Sound problems [message #85458] Wed, 21 June 2017 08:07 Go to next message
PianoGrrl is currently offline  PianoGrrl
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Baron
I tried to practice this morning and it just sounded weird. It is so hot and humid today the tuning's off. I've never had that happen before. What other unexpected sound problems can come up? Is it just pianos that get hit by the heat?
Re: Humidity and Sound problems [message #95575 is a reply to message #85458] Mon, 02 May 2022 00:18 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Beck is currently offline  Beck
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Baron
I only know there's going to be sound problems during windy days. During humid times, however, playing wind instruments for long hours would tire you quickly if the room isn't air-conditioned.
Re: Humidity and Sound problems [message #95585 is a reply to message #95575] Tue, 03 May 2022 21:48 Go to previous message
gofar99 is currently offline  gofar99
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Hi, my understanding is that any instrument made of wood or something with non-metalic strings can be affected by changes in humidity. Large temperature swings can mess some up as well.

Good Listening
Bruce
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