This Bechstein piano is available in our September auction a week today, there are many Bechstein Model B pianos available but this model comes with a history worth talking about and has been maintained to a high standard for the concert platform.
A Brief History of the Society’s Bechstein Piano
Serial Number: 81867 (1906)
Purchased by the Society in 1956, from the Arts Council.
Prior to that a piano was hired from the NW Region of the Arts Council when required.
In 1990 the instrument was restrung, action keyboard & pedals were overhauled and the case was repolished.
After having 15 years of good use the action was replaced again In 2005.
During its 54 years in the Society’s possession many recitals at the instrument have been given by some very distinguished pianists including:
This piano comes with a full history of concert performances and a copy of programs for selected pianists with a letter of provenance from the society.
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