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A wonderful sound
C. Bechstein C 234 semi-concert grand piano: impressive power, colored and transparent sound, wonderful touch.
Hand-made in Germany! The C. Bechstein C 234 semi-concert grand piano is a sensational instrument of the Masterpiece class developed by the C. Bechstein R&D department, a facility unique the world over. The making of this instrument takes several years and the result is a pure musical diamond. The C. Bechstein action and acoustic specialists confer regularly with great artists and international piano professionals.
The C. Bechstein C 234 semi-concert grand piano is an incredibly subtle instrument with a wealth of power in reserve. This grand of the Masterpiece class will charm you with its extremely colorful timbre, its sound versatility and its fantastically precise action. The C 234 model boasts nearly the same transparent and richly nuanced voice as its “big brother”, the C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand. This is a very welcome characteristic when it comes to interpreting complex compositions. The C. Bechstein C 234 semi-concert grand piano enables you to express a wealth of nuances with serenity.
Characteristics of the C. Bechstein C 234 semi-concert grand piano
Brilliant sound: the frame cast in top-quality iron is provided with a capo bar and a C. Bechstein duplex scale to optimize the sound diffusion.
Powerful touch: the hammerheads made by C. Bechstein perform very well, especially in concert halls.
High precision: the extreme precision of the C. Bechstein action fires even the most demanding pianists with enthusiasm.
Universality: the C. Bechstein C 234 semi-concert grand piano is ideal for mid-sized concert halls; moreover, it is suitable for all styles of music, especially chamber music.
C 234 Dimensions
158 / 62''
Width in cm
234 / 7'8''
Length in cm
439 / 968
Weight in kg
C. Bechstein 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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