The Definitive Piano Buying Guide

A piano is one of the most expensive purchases a household will ever make, and buying a piano can be difficult, confusing, and time-consuming. Piano Buyer is a guide that will help you make a fast informed decision concerning the purchase of a piano or digital piano. Read free online.


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Piano Buyer is an online publication devoted to the purchase of new, used, and restored acoustic pianos and digital pianos. Published since 2009 and partially supported by advertising, Piano Buyer is the successor to the well-known reference The Piano Book, and its Annual Supplement, which from 1987 to 2009 were the principal consumer guides to buying a piano in the U.S. and Canada.

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Proper maintenance is critical for keeping your piano performing at its peak potential.

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Piano Shopping for the Professional Musician

By Joanie Brittingham

Not every professional musician will be playing a concert grand on a major stage like Carnegie Hall. Still, everyday music work at schools, theaters, opera houses, places of worship, and home and professional teaching studios is no less important to our culture and well-being as humans. In fact, it is how most people engage in music in their communities, raising the stakes of owning a good piano. 

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