What is Piano Price Point? Piano information that has been gathered and sorted into price ranges, also known as price points. Simply, Piano Price Point is a free online comparative look at all makes and models of new acoustic pianos on the market today. Read About Us
Steinway Presents The Skyline Collection
The term “art case” refers to a piano cabinet that has been visually enhanced. Historically, pianos were often owned by aristocrats and royalty, their appearance mirrored the opulence of a palace or echoed the trends of the day. They often featured exotic cuts of wood or intricate carvings. But as the piano has become more mainstream, so the ... Continue Reading
The term “art case” refers to a piano cabinet that has been visually enhanced. Historically, pianos were often owned by aristocrats and royalty, their appearance mirrored the opulence of a palace or echoed the trends of the day. They often featured exotic cuts of wood or intricate carvings. But as the piano has become more mainstream, so the cabinetry, more simplified. Today, when we think of a modern piano, we perhaps think of a shiny black grand on a concert stage with smooth lines. In fact, the vast majority of pianos manufactured in the world today are finished in high gloss ebony and it's now become rare to see art case examples.
But recently, an idea from Steinway caught my eye. It’s a type of art case that melds old with new ~ the deep, rich, black cabinet we've come to expect in a grand piano combined with eye-catching imagery on the rim of their grand pianos. It’s called the Skyline Collection. In essence, Steinway has created art case imagery with today’s modern pianos to create incredibly beautiful designs. This in no way detracts from the musical or mechanical workings of the piano but is simply an enhancement to the exterior of the piano body.
Speaking with Anthony Gilroy, VP Marketing & Communications at Steinway ... Continue Reading
SEARCH NEW PIANOS BY PRICE (MSRP)
The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) are prices established by each company, presented in $USD. The MSRP is the “List Price” of a piano. This is not the sale price of the piano but rather, the highest price the piano will be listed at. Often, stores may discount pianos heavily and so it is a good idea to shop locally to find what price a piano may be purchased for. By clicking on any of the price points below, you’ll be able to see all of the piano models available in that particular price range.
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SEARCH NEW PIANOS BY BRAND
If you’re looking for the lineup of current models from a particular brand, simply click on the corresponding logo below. These brands represent the largest contingency of manufacturers in the world. Each piano maker has a different signature in methods of piano making and subsequently each brand offers something different musically. Combined, they represent hundreds of thousands of pianos made annually.
Five Tiers of Yamaha Grand Pianos
SEARCH NEW PIANOS BY SIZE
There are 4 common sizes of upright pianos and 6 categories of grand sizes available. For a detailed description of each size, click on the desired size of piano. Upright pianos are qualified by height and grand pianos are measured by length. Assuming that most pianos have 88 standard-sized keys, piano width is similar. Depth of upright pianos range from 21″ to 27″ (52cm-67cm).
Five Tiers of Yamaha Grand Pianos
TAKE A VIRTUAL PIANO FACTORY TOUR
Simply click on one of the icons below to take a tour of a piano factory tour. Each tour consists of several 3D panoramas where you can virtually turn around and walk through the factory. Simply use the arrow keys, mouse or fingers on mobile to navigate. All videos and still images were taken on location. Sauter is located in Germany, Petrof, in the Czech Republic and Hailun is in China.