His work has passion, humor and style, while adhering strictly to a complex music theory.
See our review at: A broadly informative sights with details on piano identification, construction, values, and other related topics. A project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials. Partch was an important iconoclastic American composer, musical theorist, philosophic instrument builder, raconteur, hobo, artist.
Covers only pianos made in recent years (since 1960). A pleasantly obsessive site dedicated the the combo organ, those nifty old pre-synth keyboards used in rock and roll bands of the 60's and 70's. His instruments were invented to play his music and to reflect his thinking.
Now numbering over one hundred of the finest makers, dealers, and restorers in the United States and Canada, the Federation has strict requirements for membership.
Aside from submitting an example of his or her work for review, a prospective member must have at least nine years of experience in the profession -- including six years of formal apprenticeship and training in all aspects of the making, repair, and restoration of fine instruments and bows.
Dennis is an amateur experimenter with homemade instruments.