I was invited to an event sponsered by the “new” Fazioli dealer in NYC. I put “new” in quotes because while the dealership stays the same, Klavierhaus, much has changed. This includs the new involvement by Michael and Marina Harrison formerly of Faust Harrison and Allegro Pianos, and a new location caused by the move […]
The piano world
Dear Udo It has been far too long since my last visit to Bayreuth. My son is 17 now and while he will someday treasure the photograph of himself at Wagners grave, alas, that day is not yet here. I of course remember vividly my then 2nd visit to your works and your compelling description […]
…and I chose wrong. I have been screwed by Hidrau Model once too often and am getting out of the bench business. If you’re interested in a great bench for cheap, contact me. This is, of course, MY OPINION to which I am entitled.
I have two Ningbo Feurich grands; a model 178 and a model 218. Ningbo is shorthand for the pianos made to our specifications at the Hailun factory, as opposed to Feurich pianos of German origin. There are a number of differences between a Feurich 178 and a Hailun 178, including different strings (Paulello) and […]
The new shop has been coming along nicely, becoming more organized, more functional and more representative of me. I’ve been very focused on an August Forster 215 that I’ve been reconditioning, if you call a new pinblock and bridge repair reconditioning. Some of the earlier heavy lifting really bogged me down, but after stringing it […]