Spring 2014 Edition Pages 4–5

       

Table of Contents

 

A Message from the Publisher (page 1)

The Prodigious Power of Piano Playing (page 6)

Acoustic or Digital: What's Best For Me? (page 10)

FEATURE ARTICLES

Review: Four Baldwin Models (page 50)

Review: Kawai GX and Yamaha CX: Evolutionary or Revolutionary? (page 54)

Voicing and Tone: What Piano Buyers and Owners Should Know (page 95)

    Online Resources:
    Alexander Kobrin Talks About Piano Tonal Aesthetics
    Voicing Sound Samples
    The Historical Evolution of Piano Voicing

Ten Ways to Voice a Room (page 101)

BASIC KNOWLEDGE: ACOUSTIC PIANOS

Piano Buying Basics (page 12)

The New-Piano Market Today (page 33)

    A Map of the Market for New Pianos (Ratings) (page 42)

Buying a Used or Restored Piano (page 58)

Buying a High-End Piano (page 74)

Buying Pianos For an Institution (page 08)

Piano Maintenance in Institutions (page 90)

Sales Talk (page 92)

Caring For Your Piano (page 106)

Benches, Lamps, Accessories, and Problem Solvers (page 111)

DIGITAL PIANOS

Buying a Digital Piano (page 115)

Digital Piano Basics, Part 1 (page 123)
Imitating the Acoustic Piano

Digital Piano Basics, Part 2 (page 129)
Beyond the Acoustic Piano

My Other Piano is a Computer: (page 139)
An Introduction to Software Pianos

HYBRID & PLAYER PIANOS

Hybrid Pianos (page 141)

Buying an Electronic Player-Piano System (page 147)

NEW-PIANO BUYERS' REFERENCE

ACOUSTIC PIANOS

Brand & Company Profiles (page 158)

Model & Pricing Guide (page 205)

Access to Searchable Acoustic Database

DIGITAL PIANOS

Brand & Company Profiles (page 262)

Specifications & Prices (page 269)

Access to Searchable Digital Database

Advertiser Index/Photo Credits (page 288)

 


       

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NEW PIANOS

USED PIANOS

DIGITAL PIANOS

HYBRID, PLAYER, AND SOFTWARE PIANOS

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SPECIALTY BASIC KNOWLEDGE ARTICLES

LARRY’S BLOG ARTICLES

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