Shigeru Kawai: 10 Interesting Facts About Shigeru Kawai Pianos

Shigeru Kawai SK7

 Introduction Shigeru Kawai pianos are a part of a very rare breed of piano, consistently making many ‘Top-10’ lists annually for the finest musical instruments available. The project was started by the Kawai Corporation’s second president, Shigeru Kawai, and the goal was ambitious: create the premier piano of Japan, capable of competing with the very best from […]

C. Bechstein A 192 (M/P192) Grand Piano Review & Demo

C.-Bechstein-MP-192

 Introduction The C. Bechstein A 192 ( formerly C. Bechstein MP192) Is Amongst the World’s Very Finest 6′ Pianos. It’s Size Makes It Ideal for Mmerost Home Settings, and Its Length Means that A Clear, Sustaining, and Full Bass Tone Is Always at Your Disposal. Few Instruments Will Match the Long List of Industry-Topping […]

Piano Tuning – How and Why Does a Piano Go Out of Tune?

Piano Tuning

 Introduction Why does a piano go out of tune? Generally speaking, pianos are thought of as ‘out of tune’ when any one or several of the strings of the piano becomes de-tuned from the corresponding strings. For example, each key on the piano usually has three strings “assigned” to it. Those three strings must […]

Roland FP Series Digital Pianos Overview – Roland FP-10, FP-30, FP-60, & FP-90

Roland FP-90

Roland FP Series Overview Video Transcription Hi everybody, my name is Stu Harrison of Merriam Pianos. Today we’re are going to do an overview of the Roland FP Series of 88-key digital pianos. We’re gonna be looking at every single model of the series, the FP-10, 30, 60, and 90,  outlining the critical differences between […]

How to Choose the Best Digital Pianos for Beginners in 2020

Roland RD-2000 Digital Piano

Introduction When it comes to beginner digital pianos in 2020, the market is not lacking for options. A quick browse of Amazon will show just how many products are currently available in the entry-level price range. In this buying guide type article, we’re going to offer some tips as to what your focus should be […]

Roland DP603 Digital Piano Review & Demo – Bluetooth, PHA-50, SuperNATURAL Piano

Roland DP603 Digital Piano Polished Ebony

 Introduction The Roland DP603 digital piano is an unassuming powerhouse, built for the discerning player in need of a compact instrument with a contemporary design. This instrument is in a category unto itself within the Roland line.  It uses one of their top actions, the top sound processor, and the top speaker quality available […]

Baby Grand Piano – Everything You Ever Needed To Know (2020 Updated)

Used Baby Grand Piano

 Introduction Hi, everybody and welcome to another piano video here at Merriam Pianos. My name is Stu Harrison. And in this video, we’re talking about baby grand pianos. This is a follow up video, where I’m really gonna be focusing on what are the questions you need to ask yourself to dive into this […]

Casio PX-S1000 Review & Demo – Casio Privia Digital Pianos

Casio PX-S1000

Introduction The latest addition to Casio’s famed Privia line, the PX-S1000 digital piano is poised to continue the Privia line’s legacy of providing an excellent piano experience for the price. With a fresh new design, modern control interface, uncompromising piano touch and the super-slim, unibody case coming in at under 25 lbs, the PX-S1000 is […]

Kawai Digital Piano Series Overview Review & Demo

Kawai ES110 Portable Digital Piano

 Kawai Digital Piano Series Overview Review Video Transcription As one of the ‘Big 3’ digital piano manufacturer’s on the market today, Kawai has an extensive product line, with products ranging from under $1,000 CAD, all the way up to $20,000. In this article, we’re giving you an overview of almost every single Kawai digital […]

Yamaha P515 Digital Piano Review & Demo

Yamaha P515

 Introduction In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at Yamaha’s P515, the flagship of Yamaha’s P series. We’ll be looking at the action, the sound engine and obviously talking about the rest of its features and what other instruments you could be looking at in parallel to the Yamaha if you […]