Landis Piano Service: Piano Tuning - Piano Repair - Piano Restoration

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Piano Manufacturers

The list of links below is for information purposes only. It is not presented as an endorsement of any brand or company by the Landis Piano Service. Most descriptive information provided below was material from that company’s web site.

 

Piano Technicians Guild


The web site of the Piano Technicians Guild (PTG). The Piano Page contains information about everything related to pianos, piano tuners, technicians and piano tuning and repair.

The Resources page has information for tuners, technicians, teachers and pianists. It provides information and illustrations on piano care and maintenance as well as piano competitions around the world. You will also find information on piano history and research in this area.

Baldwin


Founded in Cincinnati in 1862 by music teacher Dwight Hamilton Baldwin, the Baldwin Company began as a retail seller of pianos and organs. From the start, D. H. Baldwin demonstrated a gift for hiring quality employees, one of whom was Civil War veteran Lucien Wulsin. Wulsin accepted a partnership in the company and in 1899, the two began designing and building their own keyboard instruments. Three years later the Baldwin Piano Company was established, and the following year the partners shipped out the first piano manufactured under their own roof.

For over 150 years, Baldwin’s grand pianos have graced celebrated concert halls and been the first choice of the world’s best pianists.

Bechstein


C. Bechstein, manufacturers of world class grand and upright pianos since 1853. Learn more about the German manufacturing of finest instruments for the most demanding musicians and listeners. Read about the historical background of this unique German pianomaker, its dialogue with artists, its development in business and the new perspectives of the company.

Bosenforfer Pianos


Bosenforfer is among the world's eldest piano manufacturers, rich in tradition and world famous for the sound and outstanding quality of its instruments.

Boston Piano


The Steinway designed (manufactured by Kawai) Boston Piano combines the highest musical standards with state-of-the-art technology to deliver a level of performance far superior to any instrument in its mid-price range. The Boston piano has received rave reviews from prestigious music publications, as well as, performing artists, music conservatories and piano educators worldwide.

Charles Walter


The Charles R. Walter piano incorporates the finest and most advanced design that technology can provide. Careful attention was given to full bass performance through the use of long strings and a large solid spruce soundboard. Extensive work in scale design has provided smooth sound continuity across the keyboard, a singing treble, and a smooth precise tuning.

Estonia


Founded in 1893 by Ernst Hiis, Estonia pianos are performance quality acoustic grand pianos manufactured in the Republic of Estonia.

Kawia


Nearly a century ago in Japan, Koichi Kawai, the son of a wagon maker, would set out to build his first piano. The ensuing years would reveal Koichi Kawai's extraordinary genius for design and innovation. He led the research and development team that introduced pianos to his country. Later, he became the first in Japan to design and build a complete piano action, receiving many patents for his designs and inventions.

Live Performance Model LX Player System


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Live Performance Model LX, is a high-resolution reproducing piano system. It combines a sleek appearance with unrivaled performance at an affordable price.

Mason & Hamlin Piano


Founded in 1854, Mason & Hamlin is one of America’s oldest and most respected piano manufacturers. Mason & Hamlin is headquartered in Haverhill, Massachusetts, not far from its original location in Boston.

Six floors of its busy factory are dedicated to handcrafting Mason & Hamlin pianos. Within its walls, a workforce of 70 highly skilled craftsmen completes every phase of production from rim-pressing to prepping the finished product. Choosing quality over quantity, Mason & Hamlin limits its annual production to 50 uprights and 300 grand pianos.

Petrof Piano


Petrof has been crafting the finest grand and vertical piano since 1864 in the Czech Republic. The sound, performance and style that is possessed by each instrument is distinctly Petrof.

Pianodisc Player Piano Systems


PianoDisc is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of player piano systems, with a dealer network that literally spans the globe. The company was founded in 1988, and in very short order became one of the most successful, innovative and influential companies in the music products industry.

Schimmel Pianos


Wilhelm Schimmel, shortly after the completion of his training as a piano manufacturer, established his own workshop in Leipzig, Germany and produced his first piano at the beginning of 1885. His instruments were impressive for their advanced technique, excellent tone and contemporary form.

Steinway and Sons Pianos


Since 1853, Steinway pianos have set an uncompromising standard for sound, touch, beauty, and investment value. Handcrafting each Steinway requires up to one full year – creating an instrument of rare quality and global renown. Not surprisingly, Steinway remains the choice of 9 out of 10 concert artists, and countless pianists, composers, and performers around the world.

Yamaha Pianos


Since 1887, when it began producing reed organs, the Yamaha Corporation in Japan (then Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd.) has grown to become the world's largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments, and a leading producer of audio/visual products, semiconductors and other computer related products, sporting goods, home appliances and furniture, specialty metals, machine tools, and industrial robots.

 
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