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A parlor grand piano for connoisseurs
Hand-made in Germany! The engineers in the C. Bechstein R&D department developed the exceptional B 212 parlor grand piano in close dialog with numerous pianists and conservatory teachers. Many features of this wonderful instrument are similar to those of the C. Bechstein C 234 and D 282 concert grands.
The C. Bechstein B 212 parlor grand piano generates unrestricted playing pleasure and is the ideal everyday companion of pros and advanced amateurs in search of the very best. This parlor grand piano suitable for recitals is frequently found in conservatories and private music rooms.
The manufacturing processes of the C. Bechstein B 212 parlor grand piano include secrets gathered by the brand’s piano-makers since 1853, as well as the latest discoveries of the C. Bechstein R&D department. Perfect mastering of the tensions within the acoustic assembly imbues each instrument with its own distinctive personality. The soundboard of a grand piano in the C. Bechstein A C. Bechstein Masterpieces have soundboards that reacts like a vibrating acoustic membrane and transforms the tones into long-lasting pleasures that unfold like blossoms. Moreover, the cast iron frame was redesigned to optimize both the sound duration and the acoustic energy.
The pin block’s nine layers of high-quality wood ensure extra-precise regulations of the tuning pins and long-lasting tuning.
At the German C. Bechstein manufacturing site, the high in-house production depth ensures the high quality of all piano parts, including the hammerheads. This is why the C. Bechstein B 212 parlor grand piano boasts such a professional, high-precision action assembly.
C. Bechstein B 212 parlor grand piano: a magic instrument with a wonderful, subtle touch and a noble, transparent and richly nuanced voice. Discover this masterpiece for yourself!
B 212 Dimensions
156 / 61.4''
Width in cm
212 / 6'11''
Length in cm
399 / 880
Weight in kg
C. Bechstein Concert grand piano
The extremely smooth frame surface and the optimized arrangement of all sound-amplifying elements guarantee harmonic partials with the highest possible frequencies.
Black keys covered with ebony wooden tops. White keys: high-quality mineral key-tops available as an option. Keyboard designed by the C. Bechstein R&D department.
Materials: walnut core for a colorful, voluminous, distinct and precise –nonetheless warm sound, covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.
Optimum repetition speed thanks to the use of highest quality materials, ultra-precise calibration of each action and the accurate assembly of the various parts.
Elegant finish in every detail where a highly professional technique is used in applying high-gloss lacquer, followed by a longer drying process. Then, with numerous applications of hand-crafted sanding, from rough to very smooth, with different grains of abrasive material, the cabinet finish receives a texture close to the smoothenss of skin. With a number of polishing steps employing different waxes and polishing materials, a superior high gloss finish is finally achieved.
C. BECHSTEIN MANUFACTORY
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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