The top 5 piano brands

When tuning or repairing a piano I often get asked who are the best piano makers. Well, since Bartolomeo Cristofori invented the modern piano there have been hundreds of piano makers in the world but only a few have the quality and history to stand out. In essence you can recongnise the best piano makers … Continued


History of piano – interesting facts

Let’s have a look at the history of the piano as the popularity of the piano throughout history has lead to many taking piano classes to learn this historical art. The modern piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655–1731) of Padua. Cristofori’s new instrument was known first as the pianoforte because it allowed players to … Continued


Street Pianos in London

When I travel !around the city I enjoy coming across interesting things, whilst Tuning a Piano in Herne Hill, I came across a Street Piano at the Herne Hill Station. I got interested in the concept, finding out there are lots of Pianos still across the city.  Originally Play Me, I’m Yours is an artwork … Continued


What customers say about AMH Pianos

As a qualified piano tuner I look after pianos for pianists at all levels, from beginners to seasoned musicians on a daily bases. I also tune for recording studios and theatrical music companies, music teachers, professional artists and basically going anywhere the music takes me. During my work I ensure that I provide professional and … Continued


Things to consider when buying a second–hand Piano

Whether you are looking for an upright or a grand piano the basic rules remain the same when choosing a Piano. One must consider, both the size and the cost of the instrument to fit ones budget and the room where you wish to house the Piano. Generally, a larger piano with longer strings will create … Continued


How to make music special again

Back in the day music was something special, something you looked forward to listening to. Long before the days of TV, the internet and non-stop music in supermarkets, travelling minstrels toured the country going from town to village to manor house. In the absence of any other entertainment the event gave people occasional and much … Continued


A Summer of Seismic Changes

Over the past month events in the UK and around the World have been a bit of a game changer, causing uncertainty, intreague and plenty of heated discussion across London. From Whitehall to Hackney, Golders Green to Bexley Heath, the conversation seems to have moved on to what the latest events in Westminster might entail … Continued


Stretching The Human Tuned Notes

We have just celebrated Father’s Day, and are about to experience the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Since we have had a reasonably bright summer, with long sunny spells, hot temperatures and humid days, before the dreaded rain made its all too inevitable return, a strange thought has plagued my mind: are … Continued


Virtual Sociability and the Tunes of the Summer

At AMH Pianos, I strongly believe that whatever we do, we can do better. The philosophy that there is always room for improvement, rings so loudly to me that in spite of getting excellent reviews from so many of you, I continuously strive to give you more for your money and interaction with my company. … Continued


May’s Daze

It’s the beginning of what we may regard as the only summer we are going to probably get in the Capital, possibly in the UK. We have been blessed with exceptional weather as of late, which means that it is time to go have a picnic in Hyde Park, chill out at lunch at St. … Continued