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

This custom search works much better than the built in one and allows searching older posts.
(ad) Yamaha CP4 Rebate
Yamaha CP4 Rebate
(ad 125) Sweetwater - Digital Keyboards & Other Gear
Digital Pianos at Sweetwater
(ad) Pianoteq
(ad) Pearl River
Pearl River Pianos
(ad) P B Guide
Acoustic & Digital Piano Guide
Who's Online
149 registered (A Guy, Almaviva, alexk3954, 38 invisible), 1696 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
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
*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
(ad) Estonia Piano
Estonia Pianos
Topic Options
#965477 - 05/05/07 04:24 AM Guess brand of piano
David Ramezani Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 226
Loc: Sweden
Guess the brand of the piano!

http://www.box.net/shared/fi6jdhjel0

Cheers!
_________________________
Best regards,

David Ramezani

Top
Piano & Music Acc. / Sheet Music


Sheet Music Plus Homepage
#965478 - 07/18/07 07:24 AM Re: Guess brand of piano
David Ramezani Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 226
Loc: Sweden
It's not that difficult . . .
_________________________
Best regards,

David Ramezani

Top
#965479 - 07/28/07 12:34 PM Re: Guess brand of piano
Piano*Dad Offline
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 10429
Loc: Williamsburg, VA
Guessing any piano out of the whole spectrum of options is always difficult, given the vagueries of recording equipment, venue, etc.

It's a lot easier when the choice is limited to two options. We had a "Guess the Grotrian" thread a while back in which an old Kawai was compared to a new Grotrian (same room, same pianist, same equipment). I believe 80% got it correct, but that still leaves 20% who didn't.

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest that this is indeed a Steinway, and perhaps a Hamburg. I would be surprised (but not shocked, given my arguments above) if it were a Kawai or Yamaha.
_________________________
Grotrian 192 #156455

https://www.youtube.com/user/dhfeld/videos

Top
#965480 - 07/28/07 03:39 PM Re: Guess brand of piano
BruceD Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 18526
Loc: Victoria, BC
You may find it "not that difficult", but given the very mediocre quality of the recording, I find it hard to tell. It's hard to determine which are the tonal characteristics of the piano, and what the poor quality of the recording has added or detracted from the original sound.

Regards,
_________________________
BruceD
- - - - -
Estonia 190

Top
#965481 - 07/29/07 11:54 AM Re: Guess brand of piano
David Ramezani Offline
Full Member

Registered: 09/19/05
Posts: 226
Loc: Sweden
 Quote:
Originally posted by Piano*Dad:
. . . or Yamaha. [/b]
Yes, I agree that the recording quality is bad, and it is indeed a Yamaha, the one that Glenn Gould recorded the 1981 Goldbergs on. The most wonderful Yamaha I have ever played. Very effortless to control.
_________________________
Best regards,

David Ramezani

Top
#965482 - 07/30/07 03:09 AM Re: Guess brand of piano
Vince in Vegas Offline
Full Member

Registered: 06/27/07
Posts: 169
Loc: Las Vegas
David thanks for the recording. Gould was one of the immortals and I will never tire of hearing his playing. OK so please flesh out your statement. What do you mean that it was effortless to control? Does that mean that it had a very light action? Does that mean that a variation in dynamics was easily achievable? Maybe the action was "buttery" and felt like a well oiled machine?

Top
#965483 - 08/01/07 09:10 AM Re: Guess brand of piano
Kuyt Offline
Full Member

Registered: 03/17/07
Posts: 41
Loc: California
How did you get to play that Yamaha? Its sound is very crisp in the 1981 recording.

I know his CD318 is occasionally allowed by staff to let serious pianists play it at an Ontario museum.
_________________________
Music breaks the ice beyond the visible boundary of any kind, freeing the human spirit.

Top

What's Hot!!
The February 2015 Issue of our Free Piano News Newsletter is out now! FREE Piano Newsletter
--------------------
The best thing I've learned on Piano World....
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums Rules & Help
-------------------
ADVERTISE
on Piano World

The world's most popular piano web site.
-------------------
PIANO BOOKS
(ad) Jazz Piano Online
Jazz Piano Online Lessons
Ad (Seiler/Knabe)
Seiler Pianos
(125ad) Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad) Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restoration
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Urgent help needed: Piano makes screeching noises
by symphonicfinale
02/28/15 05:24 PM
Baldwin Model R or Kawai KG 2S?
by CarlyB
02/28/15 03:42 PM
DP choice
by emg
02/28/15 03:11 PM
Riddarfjärden
by Michael Sayers
02/28/15 02:59 PM
Kawai KG 2S or older but rebuilt Knabe?
by CarlyB
02/28/15 02:38 PM
Forum Stats
78,337 Registered Members
43 Forums
161,922 Topics
2,377,974 Posts

Most users ever online: 15,252 @ 03/21/10 11:39 PM
Gift Ideas for Music Lovers!
Find the Perfect Gift for the Music Lovers on your List!
Visit our online store today.

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