Seiler ED132 Upright Piano

Seiler ED132 Upright Piano Piano Name: Seiler Website: Seiler Model: ED132 Made in: Germany Parent Company: Samick Musical Instrument Mfg Company Location: Korea Height: 52″ History: Eduard Seiler established Seiler Pianos in 1849. By 1923, Anton Seiler-Dütz expands the company to be the largest piano manufacturer in East Germany. After WWII, the company was eventually… Read More

Seiler ED126 Upright Piano

Seiler ED126 Upright Piano Piano Name: Seiler Website: Seiler Model: ED126 Made in: Germany Parent Company: Samick Musical Instrument Mfg Company Location: Korea Height: 49″ History: Eduard Seiler established Seiler Pianos in 1849. By 1923, Anton Seiler-Dütz expands the company to be the largest piano manufacturer in East Germany. After WWII, the company was eventually… Read More

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

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

Researching Pianos – Piano Strings

The decisions made regarding string gauge is part of the blueprint for a piano called the piano scale (not to be confused with the 7 notes on the keyboard also called the piano scale). The blueprint mathematically is calculated as a starting point to determine what gauge of wire will best suit the piano. Before we discuss wire, however, we need to understand the concept of standing waves and how they relate to making music. … Read More

Yamaha S7X Grand Piano

Yamaha S7X Grand Piano Piano Name: Yamaha Website: Yamaha Model: S7X Made in: Japan Parent Company: Yamaha Corporation Company Location: Japan Length: 7′ 6″ History: Introduced in 2017, the SX series bridges the gap between the CX production line and the completely hand made CF line. It has many of the concert CF features yet… Read More

Yamaha S5X Grand Piano

Yamaha S5X Grand Piano Piano Name: Yamaha Website: Yamaha Model: S5X Made in: Japan Parent Company: Yamaha Corporation Company Location: Japan Length: 6′ 7″ History: Introduced in 2017, the SX series bridges the gap between the CX production line and the completely hand made CF line. It has many of the concert CF features yet… Read More

Yamaha S3X Grand Piano

Yamaha S3X Grand Piano Piano Name: Yamaha Website: Yamaha Model: S3X Made in: Japan Parent Company: Yamaha Corporation Company Location: Japan Length: 6′ 1″ History: Introduced in 2017, the SX series bridges the gap between the CX production line and the completely hand made CF line. It has many of the concert CF features yet… Read More

Yamaha CFX Grand Piano

Yamaha CFX Grand Piano Piano Name: Yamaha Website: Yamaha Model: CFX Made in: Japan Parent Company: Yamaha Corporation Company Location: Japan Length: 9′ 0″ History: In 1887 a watchmaker by the name of Torakusu Yamaha founded Japan’s first reed organ company. By 1899 he traveled to the USA to learn how to build pianos and… Read More

Ravenscroft 275 Concert Grand Piano

Ravenscroft 275 Concert Grand Piano Piano Name: Ravenscroft Website: Ravenscroft Model: 275 Made in: Germany & USA Parent Company: Ravenscroft Company Location: USA Length: 9’0″ Impressions “The Ravenscroft 275, weighs in at 9′ long. The sound is almost palpable. Although it might simply be a product of voicing, I found the top end of this concert… Read More