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Having been a professional pianist may entire life (since age 4) I have spent countless hours honing my piano technique and developing my mastery of the extraordinary instrument that piano is. We had a Bluthner upright when I was born and piano was played in our home on a daily basis. It is a lovely […]
Sky is blue. Sea is blue. Those baby-blues are blue. And now….your grand piano can be blue, too! This energizing color is everywhere around us and has inspired countless masterpieces of art, music, literature, architecture and design. Since ancient times where cobalt and lapis were the precious materials that were drowned into the power, which […]
Red is a color of passion, love, power and, of course, Holidays! For millennia this strong color has been regarded as an important signifier of personages of utmost importance, gestures of tremendous scope and romances that change the course of history. Red is omnipresent in all things Royal since the dawn of our civilization. It […]
If you are thinking only Barbie Malibu would have a pink grand piano – think again. As pink is becoming more and more integrated into grownup color palette our relationship with all things pink matures. There is something undeniably positive and fanciful about this color, which makes one think of stunning sunsets, Florida’s eternal summer […]
Having been an active concert pianist for 30 years I have had the privilege to play some of the best pianos in the world. Whether at smaller performance venues, in conservatory classroom or a rehearsal studio baby grand piano is a ubiquitous companion of mine and I had the pleasure of clocking in hundreds of […]
Why do people love baby grand pianos? When we think of the grand piano we have an image of this gleaming instrument that dominates the space. Beautiful and powerful as it may be it comes in size variations that are suitable for many different spaces and don’t require a separate ballroom or a stage. Enter […]
Are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin… Over 150 years ago in an Eastern German town of Leipzig something very special came to be – a jewel of a piano that will endure and define what a musical instrument is for the new century. But let us begin at the beginning…. Julius Blüthner Julius Blüthner […]
When we are talking about the best piano brands in the world a few brands of pianos are an absolute shoe-in. Just like with diamonds or cars there is a timeless allure of Tiffanys and Cartier, Ferrari and Mercedes – when we hear names Steinway, Blüthner and Fazioli we know that these are the best […]
The prevalent trend in the ultra-luxury segment is custom everything. From cars and jets to hi-tech gadgets and house couture perfume the made-to-measure customization is what people desire. It is only natural that such an important investment as grand piano would be treated with the same degree if involvement and passion on the part of […]
There is nothing like shopping for a modern transparent piano that will bring joy to your family or client for years to come. A grand piano sets the tone for the rest of your home’s decor. It’s also one of the best pieces of your decor to showcase your design aesthetic by experimenting with color […]
Digital Pianos Reviews
The world of digital pianos for beginners is an exciting universe of brilliant devices whose purpose is to bring joy and create beauty. At the end of the day piano is a conduit of your creativity and your ability to express yourself through music. But it can be daunting to have to determine what piano […]