You may have noticed that we have finally added a new a new section to our web site, where we will list all the pianos that are available to purchase. These are pre-loved instruments that we restore to as-new condition, ready for another generation to enjoy.
Please browse what we have all ready to go at Pianos for Sale, and watch out for the pianos that are being worked on next.
Spinet style Japanese made upright piano. Unique satin walnut cabinet.
Taller modern Asian made upright piano.
Small, compact, modern American upright piano. Clear, bright tone. Light, responsive action. High polished walnut cabinet.
Small, compact, modern European made upright piano. Warm, mellow tone. High polished dark walnut cabinet.
Database of Early Pianos: 1700 – 1860
Clinkscale Online is a comprehensive research database dedicated to the worldwide cataloging of historic pianos from before 1860. The database is now available as an online resource available to all registered users without cost. Explore information about nearly 7000 historic pianos, and easily submit information on pianos not yet included, or corrections for existing data.
After all these years of playing, tuning, and studying the history of keyboard instruments, i have only just discovered the existence of yet another variation along the road of development to the piano as we know it today: the so-called “Tangent Piano”. Continue reading
Should I Buy a Piano “Out of the Crate”?
Good dealer prep results in an instrument that performs at or near its musical potential. Why pay for a fine instrument and settle for anything less?
The Early Music Show
The Early Music Show on BBC Radio 3 is an exploration of early music, looking at early developments in musical performance and composition both in Britain and abroad.
Never heard of the Charles Walter piano? In the masses of pianos produced each year, there is a handful of what I would call “boutique” manufacturers that produce hundreds of pianos instead of tens of thousands. The Walter piano company is one such maker.