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B 190 B 190 Bechstein Bechstein 153 / 60'' cm 190 / 6'3'' cm 351 / 774 cm Bechstein B 190: a premium parlor grand piano with a professional action and a fantastic voice thanks to hammerheads made by C. Bechstein, Germany. new Grand piano
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Top-quality upright and grand pianos made in Germany. Become part of the Bechstein legend!

A parlor grand piano with a professional profile

The C. Bechstein R&D department developed the premium Bechstein pianos taking into account the brand’s great tradition. Accordingly, all Bechstein instruments stand out not only for their wide dynamic range and noble voice, but also for their fantastic, professional-quality action that boasts special hammerheads made by C. Bechstein, Germany.

An incredible wealth of nuances! Bechstein B 190 parlor grand piano: your gateway to the magic of the Bechstein world.

 

Professional manufacturing

The Bechstein pianos are manufactured in Germany taking into account the latest discoveries in the field of material technology. Long-term testing performed at the C. Bechstein production site determines the effect of even the slightest alteration of the original design, so that every acoustic assembly corresponds exactly to the targeted ideal. Nothing is left to chance thanks to automatic communication between the various machines, while manual post-processing of the action and acoustic assemblies make a jewel out of every B 190 parlor grand piano. Bechstein: the epitome of durability, beauty of sound and playing comfort.

Several DVDs are available that illustrate the unique production processes used in manufacturing Bechstein pianos.

Bechstein instruments are tailored to the needs of demanding piano players, and have been inspiring music lovers the world over for more than 160 years.

B 190 Dimensions

153 / 60''

Width in cm

190 / 6'3''

Length in cm

351 / 774

Weight in kg

Bechstein B 190

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Specifications

Bechstein grand piano

Work hours
1 year, 250 hours
Overall character
Premium quality instruments with perfect voice and touch.
Soundboard (wood)
Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.
Soundboard (design)
Each soundboard is adapted to the individual models.
Acoustic assembly (materials)
Carefully selected spruce, beech and pine.
Cast-iron frame
The special composition of the cast iron and the particular form of the frame dampen its vibrations and boost the string energy.
Agraffes / Capo bar
Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the bass and middle strings. The treble strings rest on a capo bar that is part of the cast-iron frame.
C. Bechstein Bridge Calibration System (BCS)
The bridges are made of German red beech using modern CNC technology. Precision down to a hundredth of a millimeter guarantees good transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard.
Pinblock (material)
Hardwood multiplex.
Keyboard
Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.

Keyboard designed by the C. Bechstein R&D department.

Action assembly
Highly complex professional action made up of 2,000 parts and designed in accordance with C. Bechstein’s Keyboard and Action Engineering and Geometry standards.
Action assembly (hammerheads)
The hammerheads made by C. Bechstein Germany deliver the best dynamics and finest nuances.

 

Materials: mahogany core covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.

 

 

Action assembly (design) C. Bechstein – Friction Control System (FCS)
Optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.
C. Bechstein individual voicing
Individual voicing by expert technicians for a distinct, transparent, multifaceted voice.
Case / Finish
Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).

 
C. BECHSTEIN MANUFACTORY
SEIFHENNERSDORF, SAXONY

At the C. Bechstein manufactory, experienced piano-makers build instruments of exceptional quality, each of them provided with a distinctive musical personality. More than 160 years of piano-making expertise are a testimony to continuity and reliability.

 

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