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  • A brief history of the Grand Piano

    The grand piano can trace its history back to the very early harpsichords in the 1600s but it wasn’t until around 1700 when an Italian by the name ...
  • Mahogany or hard maple? Choosing the best wood for your piano

    There’s so much to think about when considering buying a new piano – size, shape, colour, material ... Did you know, an acoustic piano is made up o...
  • Steingraeber & Söhne in VdM Music School Congress 2019

    “Share music – win people!” Is the motto of the 25th Music School Congress of the VdM, which will be held in Berlin from 17 to 19 May 2019 with ...
  • A brief history of the Upright Piano

      Upright piano, musical instrument in which the soundboard and plane of the strings run vertically, perpendicular to the keyboard, thus taking up...
  • How to buy a piano for beginners

    Purchasing a piano, especially a traditional/acoustic piano is an activity that requires a lot of consideration. It all depends on the needs of eac...
  • How Playing an instrument benefits your brain

    When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes ...
  • Why you should use a prominent piano dealer

    Buying a piano is definitely a considered purchase. You have no doubt thought long and hard about the type of piano that you want and how far your...
  • How to Store a Piano

    Here are a few tips to consider if moving and storing your piano is ever needed. Invest in a climate controlled storage unit. Pianos, like other...
  • Music influence in the children’s development

        In 2017, the American Occupational Therapy Association reported that it is “seeing a trend nationwide of children not developing the muscles in...
  • French Polish Technique

    French polishing is a wood finishing technique that results in a very high gloss surface, with a deep colour and chatoyancy. French polishing consi...
  • How to Polish a Piano

    Pianos are wonderful music machines but they also represent potential dust magnet and can end up covered in unsightly fingerprints and marks ove...
  • How to tune a piano

    In this short manual we would like to try to help you, who have little to no experience with piano tuning, on their way to start tuning. We strong...