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

SEARCH
the Forums & Piano World

Trying Something New with Search
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
Who's Online
117 registered (Albunea, Anne'sson, anotherscott, ando, 36251, anadyr21, 31 invisible), 1423 Guests and 8 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
*Organs

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
*Contest
*Links
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Screen Saver
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords
Sheet Music
(PW is an affiliate)
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
Topic Options
#440785 - 07/24/04 06:35 PM YAMAHA U1 vs. Petrof 45"
bach2bass6 Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/24/04
Posts: 6
Loc: Washington Dc
Hi. I'm planning to buy a piano and have visited three dealers in the area and have played on 6 different models...from Samicks to Steinways.

I have narrowed my list to the Yamaha U1 and Petrof 45". The Yamaha U1 is selling for 6K, while the Petrof is selling for 5.7K.

I wanted to ask your opinions about the price as well as the quality comparison. I found the Petrof more mellow, but was concerned about its dynamic range.
_________________________
which composer loved to buy paintings?

mozart (pr. most-art)

Top
Piano & Music Gifts & Accessories (570)
Piano accessories and music gift items
#440786 - 07/24/04 07:40 PM Re: YAMAHA U1 vs. Petrof 45"
Axtremus Offline
6000 Post Club Member

Registered: 08/29/03
Posts: 6193
Yamaha U1 for $6k is OK from the prices I've read/heard of in the last year or so. Don't know about Petrof 45".

My impression of the U1 is that it's a time-proven war horse of a piano -- works well, very reliable, can take a good beating over time, and very consistent.

I have less experience playing Petrof uprights, but I'd agree with you that they tend to sound mellower than U1's.

Suggest you do a search on this forum for "Yamaha U1" and "Petrof upright/vertical" to dig up old posts discussing these two in the archive.

Good luck. \:\)

(p.s. You can probably get more responses to your queries if you post them in the "Piano Forum" instead of in the "Pianist Corner.")

(p.p.s. Go see this thread too , as it addresses a similar topic.)
_________________________
www.PianoRecital.org -- my piano recordings

Top
#440787 - 07/24/04 09:40 PM Re: YAMAHA U1 vs. Petrof 45"
signa Offline
8000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/06/04
Posts: 8483
Loc: Ohio, USA
i like Yamaha U1, which has very good feel and sound. don't know Petrof though.

Top

Moderator:  Brendan, Kreisler 
(ad) Teaching Music To Children
Teaching Music to Children
(ad) Yamaha Stage Pianos
Yamaha CP4 & CP40 Stage Pianos
(ads) PD - WNG - MH
Mason & Hamlin Piano Factory Tours
Shop our Store for Music Lovers!
PianoSupplies.com is Piano World's Online Store
Please visit our store today.
Composer Statuettes
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Debussy Preludes Edition Recommendation?
by ClsscLib
07/05/15 05:10 PM
What & When is the "NEXT BIG THING" in Slab DPs?
by csrote
07/05/15 04:46 PM
Ragtime
by Isabelle1949
07/05/15 04:28 PM
Survey for Yamaha Motif/MOX owners
by ElmerJFudd
07/05/15 03:44 PM
Tuning an 1875 Steinway D ( with 3/4 plate ) to A440.. safe?
by JD101
07/05/15 03:08 PM
What's Hot!!
New Forum for Selling Your Products or Services
--------------------
Historic Piano Documents
--------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
Forum Stats
79,888 Registered Members
44 Forums
165,317 Topics
2,424,250 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