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#1981926 - 11/02/12 06:35 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: Norbert]
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Beautiful piano and beautiful story!
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#1981970 - 11/02/12 08:53 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Congrats! What a happy moment and lovely piano. Thank you for sharing.
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#1981979 - 11/02/12 09:27 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Beautiful! thanks for the pictures! Congratulations!
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#1982010 - 11/02/12 11:11 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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There is a lot of beautiful music in that contraption. Congratulations.
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#1982011 - 11/02/12 11:15 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Wow, gorgeous....and I'm sure it sounds magnificent. Congratulations. It must be a dream come true. I love the pictures...and to see a PW celebrity ensuring the delivery went well laugh

Congratulations again!
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#1982012 - 11/02/12 11:23 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Many, many years of enjoyment with such a beautiful instrument.
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#1982028 - 11/03/12 12:57 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
ando Offline
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Sometimes I just want to cry when I think of how far off owning such a piano I am. I'll probably never see it in my lifetime. (maybe the next wink ) I've started doing idiotic things like buying lotto tickets...

Very happy for you though. Enjoy!

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#1982235 - 11/03/12 02:28 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: ando]
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Thanks everyone for your warm comments. I feel truly blessed. grin
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#1982241 - 11/03/12 02:39 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: ando]
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Originally Posted By: ando
Sometimes I just want to cry when I think of how far off owning such a piano I am. I'll probably never see it in my lifetime. (maybe the next wink ) I've started doing idiotic things like buying lotto tickets...

Very happy for you though. Enjoy!


Dear ando

I feel your anguish. That's what I thought for years as I never thought I would be in a position to purchase a great instrument like this.

Don't give up on your dream, someday it could happen.

My wish would be that everyone who had a passion for music be able to obtain the instrument of their dreams.

All the best,

allthumbs
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#1982249 - 11/03/12 02:57 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Really beautiful!! Enjoy!
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#1982281 - 11/03/12 04:23 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Sharing in an experience like this is certainly a welcome change from some of the other discussions sometimes taking place here.

IMHO this is what owning a piano is or at least "should" be all about.

It brings a special joy into our world often beset by tragedy, disappointment, loss or unnecessary fighting.

Including the discussion of what the absolute cheapest piano or deal could be somewhere around the block...

Thanks althumbs - let's share in your bliss!

Norbert smile
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#1982534 - 11/04/12 09:11 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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allthumbs up!!

Looks great, all shiny and polished. I also prefer hi gloss over satin! (or didn't they have satin?)

And yes, we'd love to hear it. Coming recital still is open!
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#1982580 - 11/04/12 11:38 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Recordings! Would really like to hear how similar or different it is to mine..
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#1982622 - 11/04/12 01:35 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Jealous! I want one of these too...
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#1982657 - 11/04/12 03:01 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
ando Offline
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Originally Posted By: allthumbs


Originally Posted By: ando
Sometimes I just want to cry when I think of how far off owning such a piano I am. I'll probably never see it in my lifetime. (maybe the next wink ) I've started doing idiotic things like buying lotto tickets...

Very happy for you though. Enjoy!


Dear ando

I feel your anguish. That's what I thought for years as I never thought I would be in a position to purchase a great instrument like this.

Don't give up on your dream, someday it could happen.

My wish would be that everyone who had a passion for music be able to obtain the instrument of their dreams.

All the best,

allthumbs




Thank-you for the encouragement, Allthumbs. smile

Just gotta keep putting the positive energy out there and hope some of it comes back to me in the form of a lovely grand piano!

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#1982672 - 11/04/12 03:32 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Great-looking instrument, and I bet it sounds as good as it looks; congratulations!
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#1982702 - 11/04/12 04:39 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Congrats! Best of luck with it!
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#1982751 - 11/04/12 07:32 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: DanS]
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Again, thanks everyone for your comments. I will record something as soon as I find and purchase the appropriate mics. Hopefully in the next month or so...
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#1982752 - 11/04/12 07:34 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: ando]
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Originally Posted By: ando
Originally Posted By: allthumbs


Originally Posted By: ando
Sometimes I just want to cry when I think of how far off owning such a piano I am. I'll probably never see it in my lifetime. (maybe the next wink ) I've started doing idiotic things like buying lotto tickets...

Very happy for you though. Enjoy!


Dear ando

I feel your anguish. That's what I thought for years as I never thought I would be in a position to purchase a great instrument like this.

Don't give up on your dream, someday it could happen.

My wish would be that everyone who had a passion for music be able to obtain the instrument of their dreams.

All the best,

allthumbs




Thank-you for the encouragement, Allthumbs. smile

Just gotta keep putting the positive energy out there and hope some of it comes back to me in the form of a lovely grand piano!



Now you're talking, think positive and amazing things can happen.
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Serial # 118 562

Single Malts Forever!

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#1982755 - 11/04/12 07:40 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: wouter79]
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Originally Posted By: wouter79
allthumbs up!!

Looks great, all shiny and polished. I also prefer hi gloss over satin! (or didn't they have satin?)

And yes, we'd love to hear it. Coming recital still is open!



The Omega comes in satin walnut, the Delta in satin maple and walnut. The other models also have satin finishes, but none have satin black which was fine with me, as like you, I prefer the polished ebony.
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#1982789 - 11/04/12 09:24 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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All Sauter models come in satin ebony including any other custom finish desired by customer.

In fact the satins are among the absolute finest I have seen in the industry.



Norbert




Edited by Norbert (11/04/12 09:41 PM)
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#1982820 - 11/04/12 11:51 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: Norbert]
allthumbs Offline
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Originally Posted By: Norbert
All Sauter models come in satin ebony including any other custom finish desired by customer.

In fact the satins are among the absolute finest I have seen in the industry.

Norbert




I stand corrected Norbert. blush




Edited by allthumbs (11/04/12 11:52 PM)
Edit Reason: removed image
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#1982836 - 11/05/12 01:16 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Nothing "to correct".
Except my own playing.....ha

Norbert wink
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#1982840 - 11/05/12 01:56 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: ando]
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Originally Posted By: ando
Sometimes I just want to cry when I think of how far off owning such a piano I am. I'll probably never see it in my lifetime. (maybe the next wink ) I've started doing idiotic things like buying lotto tickets...

Very happy for you though. Enjoy!


Patience - even 6 years ago, I was thinking a Kawai K8 or Yamaha YUS5 would be the limit of my purchasing power. Keep dreaming.
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#1983768 - 11/07/12 01:25 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
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Hey allthumbs:

In case you're planning a party: this guy destroys them all.

Except a Sauter.....



grin


Edited by Norbert (11/07/12 05:53 PM)
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#1988017 - 11/18/12 01:24 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: Norbert]
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What model of Sauter is he playing?
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#1988458 - 11/19/12 09:45 AM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: Wzkit1]
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An Omega. You can see the 'omega' symbol as the camera pans over the top of the music desk towards the end of the video.


Edited by Digitus (11/19/12 09:46 AM)

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#1988553 - 11/19/12 01:48 PM Re: My New Sauter Delta [Re: allthumbs]
Norbert Offline
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Yes, it was Omega.
Sure had lots of fun with the guy...

For those perhaps interested in a more classic version on same piano, truly one of the finest anywhere:



Norbert
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