Schimmel K175 Grand Piano

Schimmel K175 Grand Piano Piano Name: Schimmel Website: Schimmel Model: K175 Made in: Germany Parent Company: Guangzhou Pearl River Piano Group Ltd. Company Location: China Length: 5′ 8″ History: In 1882, Wilhelm Schimmel learned piano making at the Vogel & Sohn factory in Leipzig, Germany. Now 4th generation Hannes Schimmel-Vogel directs the family business of… Read More

Kawai GL50 Grand Piano

Kawai GL50 Grand Piano Piano Name: Kawai Website: Kawai Model: GL50 Made in: Japan Parent Company: Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Company Location: Japan Length: 6′ 2″ History: The Kawai company was formed in 1927 by a group consisting of Koichi Kawai and 7 of his colleagues. By 1955 Shigeru Kawai led the company… Read More

Hailun HU121 Upright Piano

Piano Name: HailunWebsite: Hailun PianosModel: HU121Made in: ChinaParent Company: Ningbo Hailun Musical Instruments Co. Ltd.Company Location: ChinaHeight: 48″ History: Mr. and Mrs. Hailun Chen started manufacturing piano parts in 1986. By 1995, complete pianos were being manufactured in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China. Today it has expanded to 430,000 square feet of manufacturing with over 800… Read More

Researching Pianos – The Soundboard

When doing research on pianos, what role does the soundboard play? After a key is struck on the piano, the hammer is activated to strike against the strings. The vibration of the strings, in turn transfers the vibration through the bridge to the soundboard. It’s the job of the soundboard to act as a transducer,… Read More

Albert Weber AW131 Upright Piano

Albert Weber AW131 Upright Piano Piano Name: Albert Weber Website: Weber Model: AW131 Made in: Korea Parent Company: Young Chang Music Company Location: Korea Length: 52″ History: Established in 1852 by Albert Weber in New York. The company became part of Young Chang in 1986 and in 2006 was purchased by Hyundai Development Company. American… Read More

Albert Weber AW121 Upright Piano

Albert Weber AW121 Upright Piano Piano Name: Albert Weber Website: Weber Model: AW121 Made in: Korea Parent Company: Young Chang Music Company Location: Korea Length: 48″ Description:The Albert Weber AW121 upright piano is part of Young Chang manufacturing based in Korea. The Albert Weber line is built in Korea with higher grade parts than the… Read More

Kawai GL40 Grand Piano

Kawai GL40 Grand Piano Piano Name: Kawai Website: Kawai Model: GL40 Made in: Japan Parent Company: Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Company Location: Japan Length: 5′ 11″ History: The Kawai company was formed in 1927 by a group consisting of Koichi Kawai and 7 of his colleagues. By 1955 Shigeru Kawai led the company… Read More

Kawai GL30 Grand Piano

Kawai GL30 Grand Piano Piano Name: Kawai Website: Kawai Model: GL30 Made in: Japan Parent Company: Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Company Location: Japan Length: 5′ 5″ History: The Kawai company was formed in 1927 by a group consisting of Koichi Kawai and 7 of his colleagues. By 1955 Shigeru Kawai led the company… Read More

Kawai GL20 Grand Piano

Kawai GL20 Grand Piano Piano Name: Kawai Website: Kawai Model: GL20 Made in: Japan Parent Company: Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Company Location: Japan Length: 5′ 2″ Impressions: “The GL20 Kawai grand is a lovely proportioned baby grand piano. When I sat at this piano, I found the touch even and consistent not only… Read More

Steinway Model K Upright Piano

Steinway K Upright Piano Piano Name: Steinway & Sons Website: Steinway Model: K Made in: USA Parent Company: Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. Company Location: USA Height: 52″ History: Heinrich Steinweg established his piano company in 1853 in New York. Americanized to Steinway and Sons, it was the largest piano manufacturer in the world by 1859.… Read More