laclefdescoeurs:

Ida in an Interior with Piano, Vilhelm Hammershøi

laclefdescoeurs:

Ida in an Interior with Piano, Vilhelm Hammershøi

Ha, a pumpkin piano, cool!

Ha, a pumpkin piano, cool!

Englishman John Stewart invented the “euphonicon” in 1841. It has three separate soundboards housed in the macassar ebony case, and the iron frame is gilt. Fact: The unusual visual suggestion of the instrument is that it might be able to be played like a harp or sound like a harp, but it is, in fact, an upright piano. Source: http://goo.gl/6NZzUx

Englishman John Stewart invented the “euphonicon” in 1841. It has three separate soundboards housed in the macassar ebony case, and the iron frame is gilt. Fact: The unusual visual suggestion of the instrument is that it might be able to be played like a harp or sound like a harp, but it is, in fact, an upright piano. Source: http://goo.gl/6NZzUx

pianosplus:

The Joy Is In The Playing

pianosplus:

The Joy Is In The Playing

bachtothefugue:

Harpsichord, ca. 1650
Made by Jan Couchet the Elder (Flemish, ca. 1612–1655)

From the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art

Showplace Schimmel

This past week we had the pleasure of delivering a beautiful Schimmel Konzert grand piano to the equally beautiful Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough. It was great meeting everyone at Showplace and we wish them all the best in their upcoming season!