Mahogany is the more standard wood grain found on post-1920s built instruments, though non-burr Walnut and Ebonized cabinets are sometimes found. The delivery team was polite and efficient. I recently shot a music video for a non profit organization and used the rehearsal stage. Start on either end of it and apply a little upward pressure on it, once it starts to move up, grab the middle portion of it and try to slowly wiggle it up evenly as to not bend or break anything. Bechstein Restoration Coach House specialises in rebuilding classical Bechstein pianos to their original beauty and tonal quality. This is a beautiful art case Bechstein piano.
The original buyer of every piano, which might also have been an authorized dealer, is recorded in our archives but sometimes, the books indicate only the delivery address. Bechstein pianos changed the styles and lengths of all grands made, and 5 new models were introduced — E to A. Following this, Bechstein saw committed customers such as Leonard Bernstein, Jorge Bolet, Sergiu Celibidache and Wilhelm Kempff. There were some issues with other store at first but the manager solved it well and his sincerity and honesty really impressed me. Great range of pianos and excellent service. Some instruments have entertained prominent figures, stood in palaces or even belonged to famous musicians; others have traveled the world or even survived wars unscathed. Bechstein Vario system allows you to get the very best out of your Bechstein piano, whatever time of day or night! At one time, a work was only protected by copyright if it included a copyright trademark the © symbol.
He spent many hours with me, and was also really responsive by email and phone piano buying is a big deal and takes a fair bit of research and time. Thank you for helping us find our piano. It took me months to decide and they could not have been nicer or more supportive. With capped, vertically-laminated bridges built to such a tolerance, virtually every ounce of subtlety is captured from the strings. With four page color advertisements almost unheard of in that day published in the popular magazines, he literally stunned the piano industry with the message that here, indeed, was the answer to everyone's prayer for music in the home! Also the Letter stamped in ink above the serial number is the model of the piano. Faith in the industry and the conviction that the piano industry needed someone to keep the venerable manufacturers in operation, Aeolian has acquired companies which would not otherwise have survived. In 1993, however, the company was facing bankruptcy, and nearly collapsed, until German investment saved the company.
I was thrilled with the instrument I purchased from them - seriously, every day I get up and play I'm grateful for what I purchased, and for the experience I had there. What is the age of my Steinway piano? And the selection of pianos digital, upright, and grand is excellent. Later, they became a world-wide piano exporter with over 400,000 instruments sold all over the globe. One may get a hold of Rosewood via special order. Authorized by Bechstein, the Pianoteq model reproduces the outstandingly brilliant and powerful sound of the C.
We do not offer this service for the W. Bechstein has dominated the premium piano market, achieving the same type of mythical standing in Europe as Steinway did in New York. We eventually settled on a Welmar Fine English upright piano, which has an elegant look and beautiful sound. According to laws established in 1989, however, works are now copyright protected with or without the inclusion of this symbol. They have the most knowledgeable people working here. Bechstein Grand Pianos to suit all budgets. Why purchase a used Bechstein piano? The models B-E continued to be built.
Find your piano's serial number and match it up with the corresponding year from the list below. This includes the main frame posts, and the keybed. Furthermore, in 1892 the opening of the Bechstein Concert Hall in Berlin was celebrated with a music festival that featured Johannes Brahms and Anton Rubenstein, setting C. It is fair to say, however, that there is virtually no difference in tone or performance between the corresponding C. We would recommend them to anyone looking for a great piano and great service. These styles are available in walnut, mahogany, or ebony in polish or satin. In 1945 the production facilities of Bechstein were destroyed by the bombardment of British and American forces during the Second World War, and thus the company moved to the American sector.
They participated in the Barcelona World Exhibition, although only a small amount of customers were able to afford the instruments due to high customs duties. One of his sisters married a piano-builder called Johann Gleitz, this inspired him to take an apprenticeship with Gleitz. Imagine playing grand pianos by Bechstein x2 , Bluthner x2 , Bosendorfer x2 , Lipp, Ibach and Steinway all in a Saturday afternoon - well you can with the excellent selection at with either the retail shop or workshop. All Baldwin Upright or Vertical Pianos - Does not include Hamilton Studios or Baldwin Grand Pianos. In a hand polished black case, this piano would make a fantastic centre piece or addition to any modern or traditional styled property, with all of the original features intact, the fretwork music desk, turned legs and ornate lyre make this piano particularly nice.
Bechstein was still maintaining its innovative ideas and striving to broaden the techniques of piano making in 1930. Aeolian was one of America's largest producers of grand pianos. Aeolian probably produced more instruments than any other company in the U. During 1960 the work force included only excellent craftsmen under the direction of people who had been associated with these fine makes for many years, thus preserving unimpaired the Individual and distinctive quality of each piano. This is our Beautiful Bechstein Model V Boudoir Grand Piano made circa 1901 according to serial number 60180. Visit our sales page for more info Bechstein Serial Numbers You can use this list of serial numbers to determine the age of your Bechstein.