Where do we begin? The history of the piano covers three centuries and counting, with twists and turns to challenge the most popular novel. To make it easier to navigate this subject we have organized it into smaller segments below: Pre Piano Antique Pianos Modern Pianos Past … [Read more...] about Piano History
If you need help with buying, selling or renting a piano or how to care for one the following categories may be a good place to start. • Piano Buying • Piano Selling • Piano Renting • Piano Care … [Read more...] about Piano Advice
Here are just a few of the most frequently asked questions about pianos. You can find more in our Piano FAQ category. • How much is my piano worth? • What Do the Pedals on a Piano Do? … [Read more...] about Most Common Piano Questions
Finchcocks manor has played host to Second World War soldiers, a ballet school, as well a world famous piano museum - and now the music legacy will continue, as the new owners have revealed they have opened the doors to the public once again. Entrepreneur and new owner, Neil Nichols, has spent … [Read more...] about Finchcocks Opens Doors To Public Again
If you are looking for hard to find parts for vintage or antique pianos we may be able to help. We have begun to sort through our decades old stash and will be making them available here on the website. Our first group of items is those fancy metal plates you see behind the pedals on an antique … [Read more...] about Antique Decorative Pedal Plates
Someone recently asked about our Facebook cover image and expressed an interest in seeing more of that piano. So I entered the time machine and dug through old photos and was able to turn up a few. This is a Chopin model 200 Bosendorfer that was in the shop a few years back for a PianoDisc … [Read more...] about Bosendorfer Chopin Pics
Q. Should I buy a new or used piano? A. Yes Okay, that might have been a trick question. One way of looking at it is that you should buy a piano, regardless of whether it is used or new. (Although renting a piano or other scenarios may be appropriate at one time or another.) After all, … [Read more...] about Should I Buy a New or Used Piano?
Okay, quick quiz: How often should I have my piano tuned? a. Twice a day b. Once every ten years whether it needs it or not c. When the tuner has a car payment due d. When the neighbors start complaining e. Twice a year Congratulations, if you picked letter ... wait not so fast. Thought it … [Read more...] about How Often Should I Have My Piano Tuned?