What is a boudoir grand piano?

n. (Instruments) a domestic grand piano between 5 and 6 feet in length.

How long is a boudoir grand piano?

Boudoir grand pianos tend to range from 5ft (152cm) up to around 7ft (214cm). The overall length is determined from the front of the keybed to the far curve.

Are grand pianos better?

The piano’s speaker is it’s soundboard. Grand pianos have a significantly larger soundboard and longer strings often resulting in a much louder and fuller sounding piano. The size, and quality of an upright piano soundboard will have a big impact on tone. The taller an upright piano, the larger the soundboard can be.

Which piano brand is the best?

The Best Piano Brand in the World List

  • Bechstein.
  • Bösendorfer.
  • Steinway & Sons.
  • Yamaha.
  • Kawai.
  • Blüthner.
  • Fazioli.
  • Mason & Hamlin.

What kind of music can a Yamaha grand piano play?

Each Yamaha grand piano is imbued with a love of music and mastery of craft. From the powerful projection of the renowned CFX to the distinct and beloved character of the C7, our grand pianos are voiced to produce a wide range of tonal colors that can complement any musical genre.

What is the length of a baby grand piano?

These are loosely defined as being from 4ft 3in to 5ft 8in in length.The best used makes of baby grand pianos are, in rough order of availability: Blüthner, Yamaha, Steinway, Kawai, Welmar, Richard Lipp, Bösendorfer, Fazioli and Steingraeber. There are other excellent makes but they are less common in the UK.

Which is the best brand of grand pianos?

Yamahas are by far the most common good grand piano on the world market. For details of Yamaha grand pianos please see the Yamaha page. Older Yamaha and Kawai grands from about 1970 to 1985 are excellent and more consistent than more recent ones, with the exception of the top of the range newer ones which are also excellent.

How big is the leg room of a Yamaha upright piano?

(A Yamaha U3 upright has leg room of 62cm whereas a German Steingraeber 118 and many Kawai and Feurich uprights have 70cm and an older Blüthner 65cm. A small modern Zender has only 58.5cm!) Underfloor heating – beware! Recently (2013) we have been out to several pianos that have been badly damaged by under-floor heating.