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Graham Fitch teaches masterful piano technique – PIANIST MAGAZINE – Steinway Hall, London

From our friends at PIANIST MAGAZINE comes this valuable series of free piano lessons by Graham Fitch, produced at illustrious STEINWAY HALL in London, England. Enjoy! https://www.pianistmagazine.com/ is an excellent resource for pianists, from beginners to performers looking for lesson style inspiration

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Artificial Piano Intelligence on stage – Unveiling at Austria’s ARS ELECTRONICA

Bosendorfer parent company, Yamaha Corporation, Hamamatsu, Japan, has released footage of the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) piano system, in the company’s latest foray into the world of live music AI. >> Two part Video presentation - 1) piano solo (0 > 2:18) 2) piano duet Live Pianist / Yamaha AI (2:30+) https://youtu.be/wmn0vKs_2dM The [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bösendorfer 185 VC “Vienna Concert” Grand Piano 6’1″ / 185 cm

Austrian piano artisan’s most cutting-edge concert grand technology now in more compact size class; Disklavier Edition reproducing option available. Bösendorfer is proud to announce the release of the 185VC concert grand piano at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. The VC (Vienna Concert) series represents an unprecedented effort by Bösendorfer to combine all the wisdom and [...]

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE NEW YORK TIMES – Upcoming changes to Ivory sales

Piano owners, piano industry affected How will upcoming restrictions for sale and shipping of domestic, long-ago imported Ivory affect your ownership and the value of your coveted, Ivory-key grand piano - possibly a family heirloom? Will its market value decrease if it can only be legally sold in the State in which your piano resides? [...]

Shan-shan Sun plays Nikolai Kapustin’s Toccatina, Hamburg, Steinway D

Classical Jazz Perfection How many of you have heard of Nikolai Kapustin? I had not – until recently, when pianist Richard Sherman shared the above video with me. Ukrainian-born Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin (*1937) studied with Avrelian Rubakh - who also taught Vladimir Horowitz - and initially pursued a classical career, both as performer and autodidact [...]

The new MyPerfectPiano.com – What’s new – What’s tried & proven

Making it easier for buyers and sellers Passing the torch from the only dealer website that enjoyed Bösendorfer’s endorsement to include “bösendorfer” in the URL www.bosendorferlasvegas.com to www.MyPerfectPiano.com happened in its first stage in 2010. That year, we closed our Bösendorfer Pianos of Las Vegas showroom, who had housed the world’s largest Bösendorfer inventory outside Vienna, [...]

The Rolls Royce of Pianos – A Short History

The History of Bösendorfer If you've never heard a Bösendorfer piano, you owe it to yourself to take a listen. The Bösendorfer is arguably the best built and best sounding piano on the planet today and has been for over 150 years. Headquartered in Vienna, Austria, the piano company can claim Franz Liszt as an early [...]

Leadership through craftsmanship and innovation

The History of Steinway Steinway & Sons was founded on March 5, 1853 by German immigrant Henry Engelhard Steinway in a Manhattan loft on Varick Street. Henry was a master cabinet maker who built his first piano in the kitchen of his Seesen, Germany home. By the time Henry established Steinway & Sons, he had [...]