Pertinent Questions You Need To Ask Before Purchasing Your Own Piano

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Purchasing a piano is no doubt a milestone in a musician’s career and no amount of caution you exercise is enough to prepare you for taking this major step in investing in the instrument that will become an extension of your inner creative self. Here’s some crucial information that will help you make the perfect […]

8 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Piano

Buying a used piano allows you to save a lot of money. It may also be the only option you have to owning a good piano on a tight budget. Fortunately, pianos have a pretty good life expectancy, so a used piano that is well maintained could really give you value for money. However, since […]

The Best Advise You’ll Ever Get On Buying an Acoustic or a Digital Piano

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A piano or keyboard promises many hours, weeks and years of enjoyment for you and your family. That’s why you need to be sure the money you spend on it pays off. The only way to do this is take the time to decide what you want and need, and understand what’s out there. Searching […]

Merriam Pianos Academy: What Is a Used Yamaha U1 Upright Piano Worth?

Yamaha U1

I’m Stu Harrison, and this is another segment in our series on the Yamaha upright pianos. Today, we’re going to be talking about the price of a Yamaha U1. That would be their 48-inch, Japanese built upright piano. There are two categories really, that a customer needs to be aware of, depending on what they’re […]

Everything You Ever Needed To Know About Baby Grand Pianos

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Hi, I’m Stu Harrison and I’m here with Merriam Pianos in Toronto, Canada. And today we’re talking about baby grand pianos. Now this is something that I think is on everybody’s ultimate wish list, for when you get the house with that perfect bay window, or a room that would be ideal to just have […]

Why We Love The Piano (And You Might, Too!)

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Those who professionally learn piano know that it is not any easy instrument to master nor to comprehend. With 88 keys and the maximum range of pitches, playing the piano is a miracle of hand-eye coordination, tune sense, and memory. However, this imposing instrument also has several quirky facts associated with it. Read on, and […]

An Intro into the World of Pianos – Types, Designs, Sizes

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Whether it classical jazz, soulful blues, or even mainstream rock, the piano transcends the seventeenth century time frame it was invented in and remains one of the most popular musical instruments ever played. Over the course of time, however, many versions of the same instrument have been designed and used. Of course, this means that […]

A Crash Course in the Science of Buying a Brand New Piano

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A brand new piano is an investment; it can give wings to your talent with the ivory keys, it can give you the sense of ownership of something powerful and coveted, and it is your magic pot from where you can pull out pieces of art. Even in financial terms, your classy new piano will […]