Every Piano has a Touch
....What is a Touch Design?
"Touch Design" is a
recipe for the feel of the
pianos' touch, and consists of the
measured, leverage, and friction in each
key, using the new touchweight
studies found that Touch Design recipes
vary widely from piano to piano, and
that when touch design parameters are
very consistent from note to note, the
response of the keys will be very
consistent as well.
discovered that the combined levels of
touch design parameters will indicate if
the piano will feel too heavy, too
light, or just right. In addition he
found that touch design parameters will
tell if a piano is producing full tonal
He learned that when
the touch design of one piano was
reproduced in another, the "feel" of
that piano is reproduced as well.
Stanwood calls this "Touchweight