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Elegance 124 Elegance 124 C. Bechstein C. Bechstein 152 / 60'' cm 62 / 24.5'' cm 255 / 562 cm 124 / 49'' kg C. Bechstein Elegance 124: a top-class piano with elegant sound and case, the best of the piano-making expertise developed by Germany’s main manufacturer. new Upright
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C. Bechstein Elegance 124: a top-class German piano

The C. Bechstein Elegance 124 upright is a top-class German piano with a magic sound, a fantastic action and a pleasing design.

The C. Bechstein Elegance 124 upright is a feast for eye and ear, a piano that meets the most stringent requirements. Its discreetly elegant case design boasts flowing lines and sophisticated details. One of the best-sold C. Bechstein uprights, this German piano stands out not only for its precise action that delivers a comfortable touch, but also for its richly nuanced voice. Inside this instrument that makes a harmonious synthesis of elegance and durability is the award-winning Model 11 acoustic assembly, the epitome of outstanding German piano-making for several decades. Highly qualified specialists build the instruments of the C. Bechstein Masterpiece class one by one at the German production site. As the Elegance 124 upright integrates many parts also found in the C. Bechstein grands, this German piano with a timeless design is clearly a valuable investment.

Tailored to your requirements

You can tailor the look of your C. Bechstein Elegance 124 upright precisely to your requirements. Among the many options available for the case, you can choose from noble veneers such as mahogany, cherry, vavona or burl wood. Everything’s possible, just ask your C. Bechstein dealer! Moreover, this model is equipped with an action that delivers an elegant touch, and a wonderful acoustic assembly that provides plenty of room for the sound to unfold. No doubt: this stunning German piano of gorgeous dimensions will become the focal point in your home.

Elegance 124 Dimensions

152 / 60''

Width in cm

124 / 49''

Height in cm

62 / 24.5''

Depth in cm

255 / 562

Weight in kg

C. Bechstein Elegance 124

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Specifications

C. Bechstein Concert upright piano

Work hours
8 months, 180 hours
Overall character
Instruments with perfect voice and touch that offer maximum sound volume and freedom of interpretation
Soundboard (wood)
Soundboard made of mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations of 1,000 meters and higher in Val di Fiemme, Dolomites (similar to the tonewood used by Antonio Stradivari).
Soundboard (design)
The sound board fashioned as a membrane with its projection surface adjusted to the instrument’s particular acoustic assembly, like in violin-making.
Acoustic assembly (materials)
Sound bodies made of finest spruce, mahogany, pine and sycamore maple.
Cast-iron frame
The special composition of the cast iron, its materials and the particular form of the frame itself dampen its own vibrations and boost the string energy, thereby warranting the the transmission of sound at high speed.

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.

Agraffes / Capo bar
Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the strings for all 88 tones. This solution in use for 163 years contributes to the exceptional richness of the C. Bechstein pianos.
C. Bechstein Bridge Calibration System (BCS)
The bridges are made of high-quality German solid red beech using state-of-the-art engineering and CNC technology.

Precision down to a hundredth of a millimeter guarantees perfect transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard and ensure a clear sound projection.

Wood joints
Reinforced dovetail joints.
Pinblock (material)
Several layers of carefully selected solid wood (5-millimeter maple layers in the Concert 8 upright).
Keyboard
Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional touch requirements at the highest levels.

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.

Action assembly
Precise, highly complex professional action made up of 2,000 parts, engineered and designed in accordance with C. Bechstein’s Keyboard and Action Engineering and Geometry standards for the most stringent requirements on precision and reliability.
Action assembly (hammerheads)
The hammerheads made by C. Bechstein Germany deliver excellent dynamic possibilities and a wealth of nuances.

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.

Action assembly (design) C. Bechstein – Friction Control System
A superior upright touch: The Optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest engineering design technology.

Optimum repetition speed thanks to the use of highest quality materials and the ultra-precise assembly of the various parts.

C. Bechstein Dynamic Touch Balancing (DTB)
Superior-precision in touch-weight distribution of the masses and spring tension for each individual tone.
C. Bechstein individual voicing
Additional quality components enable optimum voicing.
Case / Finish
Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality 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
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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