W Hoffmann P162 Professional Series | Baby Grand Piano Review

W Hoffmann P162

 C Bechstein’s W Hoffmann brand offers an undeniably intriguing set of pianos. Consisting of three different lines of different quality, the W. Hoffmann is a fully European handmade alternative to a German piano for a fraction of the price. In this article and review video we’ll be looking at the entry point to the […]

Kawai GX2 vs Boston GP178 | Grand Piano Review & Comparison

Kawai GX2 vs Boston GP178

 In today’s article and video we’ve got two classic salon grand pianos that duke it out literally every single day in piano showrooms around the world – the Kawai GX2 vs Boston GP178, which are two of the most popular 6-foot professional quality pianos in the world (both measure just under 6 feet at […]

Steinway Model M vs C Bechstein L 167 | Baby Grand Piano Comparison

Steinway Model M vs C Bechstein L 167

 Baby grand pianos are the best-selling size of grand piano by virtue of the fact that they don’t take up a ton of space, and their relative affordability, especially compared to a 9-foot concert grand piano such as a Steinway Model D which lists for around $200,000 USD! Today we’re going to be comparing […]

Electric Pianos vs Digital Pianos: What’s the Difference?

Electric Pianos vs Digital Pianos

 In today’s article, we’re going to tackle one of the most commonly asked questions by piano shoppers; What are the differences between electric pianos vs digital pianos? Are they just the same thing? And which one should you be shopping for? Read on and find out! Electric vs Digital Pianos: Are They the Same […]

Kawai K300 Aures Hybrid Piano – Review & Demo

Kawai K300 Aures Hybrid Piano

 Kawai K300 Aures | Overview The Kawai K300 Aures Hybrid Upright piano has been an absolute sensation since it hit the market. It is a hybrid piano meaning this is a mix of both digital and acoustic technology. Sometimes manufacturers use the term hybrid instrument very liberally, but in this case, the K-300 Aures […]

How to Buy a Used Piano (2020) – Tips, Questions to Ask, and What to Look For

Kawai CA99 Digital Piano

 Introduction In this article we’re exploring the question of how to buy a used piano and what to look for, so you can avoid falling into the trap of over-paying or under-researching a used piano that you might be looking at. Shopping for a used piano can certainly be more challenging than shopping for […]

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

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 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 […]

Zimmermann Z185 Grand Piano Review & Demo by Merriam Pianos

Zimmermann Z185

 Introduction C. Bechstein’s Zimmermann line is a re-designed, re-engineered line of piano that provides one of the more successful marriages of Asian manufacturing and German designs and oversight. Zimmermann is a long-established German piano line that C. Bechstein purchased, and maintained Germany manufacturing for a brief period before making the decision to shift production […]

Kawai GL-20 Grand Piano Review & Demo | Kawai GL Series

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 Introduction The Kawai GL Grand Piano series has emerged as one of the most prominent and high-value grand piano lines in the entire industry. They range in price from $15,000 – 30,000, sitting just under Kawai’s GX Grand Piano line, and straddling Yamaha’s CG and CX lines in terms of pricing. The GL20 is […]

Merriam Pianos is Proud to Introduce W. Hoffmann Pianos by C.Bechstein Europe

Hi. This is Stu Harrison, here with Merriam Pianos. And I’m in the Oakville Campus, just outside of Toronto, Canada. And I’m going to be introducing the W. Hoffman line of grand pianos that just arrived at Merriam less than a month ago. This is an acquisition in a new line for us that really […]