WELCOME TO THE FALL 2019 ISSUE of Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer, an online publication devoted to the purchase of new, used, and restored acoustic pianos and digital pianos. Published since 2009, Piano Buyer is the successor to the well-known reference The Piano Book.
Fall 2019 Featured Articles
A Professional Pianist’s Perspective
In 2014, Petrof released the first model of its new Ant. Petrof line, named in tribute to the company’s founder, Antonín Petrof. According to Petrof, these pianos are the results of years of development and testing, and represent the top of their line, combining contemporary technological innovation with traditional craftsmanship.
Pei-Hsin Kao (Fall 2019)
Every once in a while, an instrument comes along that can be called revolutionary. One way that can happen is that it rewrites the rules for what you can and should expect for the price, and raises competitors’ eyebrows in the bargain. The Casio Privia PX-S3000 is such an instrument.
STEPHEN FORTNER (Fall 2019)
In the past decade, portable audio recorders have proliferated widely among musicians at all levels: professionals, amateurs, teachers, students—even students’ parents. In the $149–$199 price range there’s no perfect audio recorder, but my hours of comparing showed me that each of these five models has unique strengths and weaknesses.
Owen Lovell (Fall 2019)
Welcome to The Best of Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer, a collection of the best and most useful articles we’ve published in the past ten years on buying a new, used, or restored piano or digital piano.