January 4, 2020

Buying a grand piano is a major investment and it is therefore important to choose a piano with lasting value. Grand Passion Pianos specialises in only two brands – Steinway and Pleyel – which are notably of investment-grade. In particular, the value of Pleyel pianos o...

May 28, 2019

The lowest notes of a piano can be some of the most beautiful. There is nothing quite like the purring, powerful bass of a Steinway or the dark, chocolatey resonance of a Pleyel grand piano’s bass. Recent advances in bass string technology, exclusively introduced in th...

September 30, 2017

Without wire, the piano would be silent. It is the percussive action of a piano hammer against piano wire that creates a piano tone. It follows that the character of a piano is heavily influenced by the wire used in the piano.

The frequency of sounds created by a piano...

April 6, 2017

The Pleyels we rebuild are from the early twentieth century. The sound of the early twentieth century Pleyel piano is best described as bright and dark. It is a cross between a Bosendorfer and a Bechstein, whilst, in our opinion, exceeding either make in terms of beaut...

August 21, 2016

Ever since high gloss black became the conventional colour for concert grand pianos in a concert venue fifty years ago, the high gloss black cabinet finish has been very popular in the home too. At Grand Passion Pianos we offer pianos in high gloss black - particularly...

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