Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!

Gifts and supplies for the musician

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps and more.

Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
139 registered (AndrewJCW, Alexander Borro, ando, Anne'sson, 3times2, 40 invisible), 1808 Guests and 7 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Piano Books
*Piano Art, Pictures, & Posters
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Topic Options
#303103 - 01/25/08 09:18 PM Any experience with Pruthner ?
bachie Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/31/07
Posts: 20
Hi all,

I did a search in this forum on Pruthner piano but found no returns. \:\(

Is there anyone here who had experience with this brand? I would like to hear both positive and negative information.

Thanks alot in advance.

(ad 800) Ritmuller
Ritmuller Presents
#303104 - 01/25/08 09:22 PM Re: Any experience with Pruthner ?
Steve Cohen Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 10681
Loc: Maryland/DC/No. VA
Bluthner yes. Pruthner, No.

If you are correct in the name, it is probably a Chinese-made stencil piano.

If you mean Bluthner, it is one of the world's finest pianos.
Piano Industry Consultant- http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-cohen/6/b92/b80

Consultant & Contributing Editor - Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer

Jasons Music
Maryland/DC/No. VA
Since 1937.

My postings, unless stated otherwise, are my personal opinions, not those of my clients.

#303105 - 01/25/08 10:14 PM Re: Any experience with Pruthner ?
Frank Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/15/01
Posts: 379
Loc: Vancouver, B.C.

I have seen Pruthner imported from Japan with other "grey market" pianos.

I don't have my Japanese atlas handy and don't remember the builder but I do remember the 6 or 8 I have seen were old and very poor.
Frank Woodside

#303106 - 01/26/08 09:52 PM Re: Any experience with Pruthner ?
bachie Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/31/07
Posts: 20
Thank you very much for your comments. I have written this option off my piano search diary after seeing and playing the actual piano for myself. I wouldn't say it's a really bad piano. The owner's lack of care for it has damaged the piano. That's a pity.

(ad) Hailun Piano
Hailun Pianos
#1348939 - 01/13/10 08:31 PM Re: Any experience with Pruthner ? [Re: bachie]
Robert 45 Online   content
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/18/06
Posts: 1502
Loc: Auckland New Zealand
I saw a Pruthner piano in a piano shop in Auckland today. It was a tall vertical piano and was advertised as a Japanese piano about 30 years old. I opened the lid and played a few notes. It was not a piano that excited my interest apart from its name. The name is obviously a parody on "Bluthner" and the instrument itself a grotesque travesty of anything by that great German piano maker.



#1348952 - 01/13/10 08:41 PM Re: Any experience with Pruthner ? [Re: Robert 45]
Mark... Online   content
4000 Post Club Member

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 4431
Loc: Jersey Shore
I wonder when we will start seeing Fstonias...:)

#1350120 - 01/15/10 02:03 AM Re: Any experience with Pruthner ? [Re: Mark...]
Pianolance Offline
1000 Post Club Member

Registered: 07/28/09
Posts: 1202
Loc: Nashville, TN
Or maybe Baldwing, Steinwish, Kohler and Clambake, Yamahaha, Kawee, Mason and Hamberger, Bosendorker, etc, etc.
Knabe 5'2" Louis XV Walnut circa 1927
Very part time piano broker.


Moderator:  Ken Knapp, Piano World, Rickster 
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Yamaha CP4 or CP40 Free Bag
Buy a CP4 or CP40 Get a Free Bag
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Wessell Nickel & Gross
Ad (the Piano Store)
the Piano Store - Restored Steinway Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Using In-ear monitors, what does it really sound like?
by Morodiene
11/29/15 05:41 PM
Changing teachers guilt
by million$glasses
11/29/15 04:38 PM
Is anyone using a Yamaha DBR10 for their pianos/synths?
by Possum SP280Krome
11/29/15 04:23 PM
Kawai K500 pricing
by Soosh
11/29/15 03:38 PM
Just ordered a Jansen Artist bench from PianoSupplies.com
by neciebugs
11/29/15 03:37 PM
What's Hot!!
Posting Pictures on the Forums
Forums Rules & Help
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
Forum Stats
81,594 Registered Members
44 Forums
168,664 Topics
2,470,820 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM

Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World | Donate | Link to Us | Classifieds |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter | Press Room |

copyright 1997 - 2015 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission