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Bosendorfer Strauss 170 5ft 7in c1911 Fully restored; Roberts Pianos Oxford

This fine piano has been fully restored and is available for rental. It belongs to a client who can't house it at the moment. However, it may come up for sale later on if the client can't house it. We will also give all the first year's rental off any other piano in stock. Before [...]
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white feurich 161 grand piano

IN STOCK White Feurich 161 baby grand piano

We prefer this to the new 161 with the LED light. We aren’t sure the fixed LED light is a good idea in the long term. We are yet to get response on the maintenance of the LED lights, if it should wear. We prefer to have them non-fixed and placed separately. We have a […]

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Unique Steinway model O case design

JUST IN STOCK: Surprising Steinway model O 1907

A Steinway grand piano with a difference. Marcus explores the unique case of this Steinway model O grand piano. The desk can be closed with the music stand up, so that the piano is slightly quieter. However, this partially closed desk, partially fades if placed in sunlight. The piano is from 1907, and was fully restored in […]

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Kawai Shigeru grand piano fallboard

Comparison between a Shigeru Kawai 2011 & Steinway model O grand pianos

As Marcus discusses, both pianos are designed to the highest standard. It is difficult to say which piano is better. The more modern Shigeru Kawai is likely to have a ‘slightly’ more sensitive touch. Whilst the Steinway model O is a matured instrument, especially the soundboard. Which we have yet to replace, but repair. So as to preserve […]

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Steinway model O grand piano

IN STOCK: Steinway Model O and M grands – comparison

Marcus discusses the difference between a Steinway model O and a Steinway model M, both fully restored from similar periods. The Steinway model O is from 1922 whilst the model M is from 1929. A close and similar period of Steinway manufacture. We would like to add that these pianos come with a 10 year guarantee for faults […]

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Yamaha pianos for sale. S6 grand piano

Comparison between Yamaha S6 and Steinway model B grand pianos

These top quality pianos are similar in length, 211-212 centimeters long. Marcus compares them in this video. A fully restored Steinway model B grand piano is in the top price band for a fully restored piano, whereas a handmade Yamaha S6 is rarer. Both pianos are in immaculate condition, the 2006 Yamaha S6 was hardly used […]

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Una Corda pedal

Brief explanation of how the sostenuto or 3rd pedal works on a grand piano

Whereas the sustain pedal on the right hand side of the pedal row on a piano sustains the notes of a piano. It sustains every note you play once pressed, merging them together. A sostenuto pedal makes the first notes played sustain and everything else plays without sustaining them. Usually played to sustain bass notes […]

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