As the smallest instrument in the Schimmel Classic series of handmade German upright pianos, the C116 serves as the perfect opening to this fine lineup of pianos. Despite its 46” stature, the C116 outplays many larger, inferior upright pianos, and attests to the fact that the belief held by some that any upright under 48” isn’t meant for professional use DOES NOT apply to handcrafted German upright pianos.