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C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano: THE masterpiece
The C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano is a top-class instrument. Thanks to its stupendous and beautiful sound, it’s the ideal grand for large concert halls.
The C. Bechstein engineers and master piano-makers developed the D 282 model after intensive discussions with international star pianists. This legendary instrument has set new standards with its transparent voice and unparalleled richness of tonal colors. The C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano embodies the synthesis of the brand’s legend and the demands of today’s pianists for power and dynamism.
International star pianists confirm the outstanding characteristics of the C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano: surprisingly powerful sound, elegant and high-precision action.
Main characteristics of the C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano
Tests performed by the Federal Institute of Applied Physics ascertained that the voice of the C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano is outstandingly brilliant and powerful thanks to the new design of the cast iron plate that provides unparalleled sound projection.
The super-responsive and extremely precise action assembly enables you to perfectly control your play. The action includes hammerheads of unparalleled quality, made by C. Bechstein to meet the acoustic requirements of large concert halls.
The voice is wonderfully singing, richly colored and without any metallic character. Thanks to its outstanding brilliance, even those sitting in the last rows can hear the slightest pianissimo. And thanks to its lyricism, cantilenas and impressive sound volume, the unique voice of the D 282 model is suitable for all styles of music.
C. Bechstein D 282 concert grand piano: a masterpiece hand-made in Germany.
D 282 Dimensions
160 / 63''
Width in cm
282 / 9'3''
Length in cm
540 / 1190
Weight in kg
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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.