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A dream piano
C. Bechstein Concert 8: an unsurpassed professional piano, in keeping with all the C. Bechstein instruments favored since more than 160 years for their unique sound, touch and durability.
The C. Bechstein Concert 8 professional piano is a non plus ultra upright that clearly surpasses many run-of-the-mill grands. Its acoustic assembly, sound volume and colored voice, as well as its precise and highly responsive action, surprise even the most demanding musicians who are used to the touch and sound volume of grand pianos.
Nearly a grand and hand-made Germany
The acoustic assembly of the C. Bechstein Concert 8 upright is similar to that of the grands in the Masterpiece class. Among the features found in both the Concert 8 model and the C. Bechstein grands are the sophisticated dynamics, the colorful and even more subtly graduated timbre, and the optimized sound development. Moreover, the sound profile of the C. Bechstein Concert 8 upright has been improved and is now even more singing and enduring. Such outstanding characteristics explain why several great artists, including Simon & Garfunkel, Sir Simon Rattle and the Beatles, made this exceptional professional piano their favored working instrument. Ask your C. Bechstein dealer and find out about the finest-quality woods used for the piano parts and many other details that make up the exceptional quality of these top-class instruments. And if you visit the C. Bechstein production site, you’ll be fascinated as you discover the secrets of the making of the Concert 8, the “king of uprights”.
Concert 8 Dimensions
154 / 60.5''
Width in cm
131 / 51.5''
Height in cm
67 / 26.38
Depth in cm
258 / 569
Weight in kg
C. Bechstein upright piano
The high-precision coupling of the cast-iron frame and the wooden parts of the acoustic assembly keeps the frame’s resonance to a minimum.
Precision down to a hundredth of a millimeter guarantees perfect transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard and ensure a clear sound projection.
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 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 and the ultra-precise assembly of the various parts.
Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish in every detail. Sophisticated technique used in applying high-gloss lacquer and applying the lacquer and producing its high-gloss finish through numerous manual sanding and polishing steps.
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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