Seiler Brings Premium Action Technology to the Mid-priced ED Series
Members of the piano industry often speak of the imminent demise of the acoustic upright. However, Seiler’s SMR-equipped instruments can provide a means of enhancing the action performance of a vertical piano in a way that requires less of a compromise when compared to a grand.
Few piano makers generate more buzz among pianists and piano enthusiasts than the Italian company Fazioli. Many now consider Fazioli to be in the same echelon as Steinway and Bösendorfer — a remarkable achievement, given that Fazioli was founded only as recently as 1978.
Although Steingraeber & Söhne’s sordino pedal and Mozart Rail are essentially refinements of mechanisms that have long been used in upright pianos, it’s a pleasure to have additional expressive options, especially in the direction of softer sonorities, available in a large concert grand.