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Recent publications

Coates, S. (2017). Goldilocks and the Three Pianos – Ergonomics in Pianists. The Piano Teacher, November, Hal Leonard Australia. Copy here: http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Goldilocks-and-the-Three-Pianos-Ergonomics-in-pianists-The-Piano-Teacher.pdf

Deahl, L. & Wristen, B. (2017). Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianists, Oxford University Press.

Leone, C. (2016). Personal Touch. International Piano, UK, January-February 2017. http://www.carolleone.com/ergonomic-keyboards/

Boyle, R., Boyle, R. & Booker, E. (2017). Narrower Keyboards for Larger Hands. Readers’ Letters, Pianist. UK, January. Copy here: http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Letter-to-Pianist-magazine_Jan-2017.pdf

Leone, C. (2015). Ergonomic Keyboards: Size does Matter.  Piano Professional,  EPTA (UK), Summer. http://www.carolleone.com/ergonomic-keyboards/

Leone, C. (2015). Size is Key. Clavier Companion, Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy, USA , September/October. http://www.carolleone.com/ergonomic-keyboards/
You will also find a copy of the editorial here: http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/clavier_companion_editorial_Sept-Oct-2015.pdf

Boyle, R., Boyle, R. & Booker, E. (2015). Pianist Hand Spans: Gender and Ethnic Differences and Implications for Piano Playing, Proceedings of the 12th Australasian Piano Pedagogy Conference, Beyond the Black and White, Melbourne, July 2015. (http://www.appca.com.au/proceedings)

Boyle, R. (2012). The experience of playing reduced-size piano keyboards. A survey of pianists. MTNA e-Journal, April.  

Other documents

A bibliography can be downloaded here: http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Alternatively-sized-piano-keyboards-Bibliography_April-2019.pdf

For technical articles about piano design, go to the page: Manufacturers and experiencing alternatively sized keyboards

A Poster paper presented to the EPTA conference in Reykjavik in September 2016: ‘The Standard Piano Keyboard: Too Big for Too Many’ can be downloaded here and used anywhere. Must be printed in colour, A0 size. http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/EPTA-poster_2016.pdf

Hand span data analysis – Statistics Summary, 2015. http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/NCKP-Hand-span-data-Statistics-Summary-2015.pdf

McLachlan, M. (2010), Editorial, Piano Professional, EPTA (UK), Spring. http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/EditorialContents_Piano-Professional-UK_Spring-2010.pdf

Boyle, R & Boyle, R. (2010). Hand size and the piano keyboard. An introduction to the technical and musical benefits for pianists using reduced-size keyboards. Piano Professional, EPTA (UK), Spring, 18-23. http://smallpianokeyboards.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Hand-size-and-the-piano-keyboard_Piano-Professional-UK_-Spring-2010.pdf

Booker, E. (2010). Pianos: one size fits all…big adults. Tempo, Suzuki Talent Education Association of Australia (NSW) Inc., Autumn, 8-9.

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