For anyone researching information on their old family upright, there is one site that has more valuable information than any other, and that is the Piano History pages at http://www.pianohistory.info/edwardian.html
There is information on age and style that is not available anywhere else. I would highly recommend that you look here first to get started on your information quest.
“All our pianos have their own character and a lot of them are from famous makers. Bill is getting older and at some point this collection will die. From my point of view I would like to see him get an apprentice to learn about it so the collection can carry on. We cannot do anything more with it or raise funds until we have a building. Because everything is so crammed it is soul destroying even to go and look at it.”
Some thoughts from Sally Phillips at Piano Buyers:
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A weekly exploration of classical music’s piano greats hosted by pianist, teacher and author David Dubal, who brings his unique perspective to the near and far corners of the piano repertoire.
Together with Audi, the distinguished German automobile manufacturer, Bösendorfer has created a new design grand.
This video shows the making of the 50,000th Bösendorfer piano.
Tsung Tsung is only 6 years old, but when Ellen saw the video of him playing piano, she had to bring him here — all the way from China! Check out his awesome performance right here.
3rd – 5th October 2014
Applications are now open for the NIJPC 2014!
- Performances at some of the Worlds leading jazz venues including Ronnie Scotts london, 606 London, and Jazzland Vienna + others.
- A Recording Session.
- An interview with Pianist Magazine and a track on their covermount CD.
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