Bechstein Model E built in 1905. Concert Grand 9′ Art-case – Marquetry. One-of-a-kind.
Extremely rare, restored in Europe in 2016, this exceptional Bechstein grand piano features the much sought after Bechstein sound, touch and overall quality. Composers from: Alexander Skriabin, Maurice Ravel, Edvard Grieg, Leonard Bernstein, pianists: Swiatoslaw Richter, Arthur Schnabel, Dinu Lipatti to: Beatles, David Brubeck, Elton John and aristocracy through the ages have chosen Bechstein for professional and personal reasons.
The restoration of this magnificent instrument was completed in 2017. New pinblock, new complete Bechstein/Renner mechanism: whippins, hammers, new strings (Röslau), pins, new high gloss elegant finish. The piano is beautifully decorated with exquisite marquetry inlay over the entire surface of the rim and parts of the lid. Of exceptional quality, comprising various fine wood veneers. Original soundboard in great condition. The mechanism has been masterly regulated to the norms standard for concert grand pianos.
This piano is a powerful concert grand capable of professional recordings and performances, it has been restored to its original beauty. It possesses “the distinctive rich tone and responsive touch” that characterizes the finest pianos in the world.
This piano could be equipped with the latest PianoDisc IQ HD system, the easiest to operate and most advanced player system on the market.