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The History of the Yamaha Piano

By | October 25th, 2017|Piano Selection & Consultation, Yamaha Pianos|

Torakusu YamahaImage credit: Yamaha.com Torakusu Yamaha founded the Yamaha Corporation, which is renowned for designing and building a vast line of quality pianos, as well as other instruments. At a young age, Torakusu was fascinated with science and technology. Early in his career, he began making watches. Years later, he used his technical [...]

History of Steinway and Sons and the Steinway Piano

By | September 13th, 2017|Piano Repair Service, Piano Selection & Consultation|

History of Steinway and Sons and the Steinway Piano For piano lovers, Steinway is a household word and the hallmark of pianos across the world. We can credit Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg and his family for bringing it to homes and concert halls across America. Since 1825, Heinrich and his family lived in Seesen, Germany, where [...]

Acoustic Pianos Versus Electronic Keyboards

By | September 4th, 2017|Piano Selection & Consultation, Piano Technician San Francisco Bay Area|

Weighing the pros and cons is helpful when choosing a musical instrument. There are many factors to take into consideration, such as cost, maintenance, size, and life span. When deciding whether to purchase an acoustic piano or an electronic (digital) piano, there are also other significant factors that should not be overlooked. While an electronic [...]

Piano Selection

By | February 21st, 2017|Piano Selection & Consultation, Piano Technician San Francisco Bay Area|

Many people buy a piano according to the player’s abilities. However, they should be placing their focus on the piano’s abilities. More important than a player’s abilities is whether the piano will enable a student to develop a good technique and inspire him to play better and more often. A piano should always be considered [...]

Steinway & Sons, Kawai, Yamaha

By | June 21st, 2016|Piano Selection & Consultation, Piano Tuning|

Find excellent recordings of piano music on Deutsche Grammophon, BIS, Philips, and Mercury Classics.  Listen to the beauty of the finest pianos in the world such as Steinway & Sons, Bosendorfer, Kawai, Yamaha, and C. Bechstein.    RobertsPianoService.com Contact Robert Hirohara for Expert Piano Tuning & Repair (408) 767-2254                   [...]