The Baldwin Acrosonic piano is a spinet or console piano made by a popular and long-standing American piano company. The spinet piano stands 36 to 40 inches tall, and the console piano stands between 40 and 43 inches tall. The console piano's larger size gives it a deeper and richer sound.Continue Reading
The Baldwin Acrosonic piano was introduced in 1936 and eventually became one of the most popular pianos in the world. Its small size, reasonable price and good quality made it very attractive to consumers who wanted a compact piano of at least adequate quality. The piano is also easy to move because of its compact size, making it ideal for people living in small spaces.
The Baldwin Piano Company started in 1862 with the ventures of Dwight Hamilton Baldwin, a piano teacher based in Cincinnati. He eventually partnered with clerk Lucien Wulsin to create D.H. Baldwin & Company. It went on to be the largest manufacturer of pianos and keyboards based in the United States. As of 2008, the company ceased production in the United States and moved its production facilities to China. The company is owned by Gibson Guitar Corporation, as of 2014, and continues to manufacture pianos under the Baldwin name.Learn more about Musical Instruments
Baldwin piano prices are available online through websites such as Concert Pitch Piano, eBay and Bluebook of Pianos. Owners can also find pricing information by calling a professional piano technician or a Baldwin piano dealer found through the dealer locator tool on the Baldwin website.Full Answer >
A piano that is determined to be in working condition may be sold, donated or picked up for free by an outside company, but companies charge money to dispose of a nonworking piano. Once the condition of the instrument has been assessed, the Internet offers various options for removal.Full Answer >
Yamaha does not explicitly state that a pianoserial number is necessary in order to take advantage of the warranty.However,the company does statethat to receive coverage, customers must have purchasedthe product in the United States from a Yamaha Authorized Dealer.Full Answer >
The piano came from an improvement made to a harpsichord by Bartolomeo Cristofori in 1700. The instrument was a modified keyboard that Cristofori stated could be played both loud and soft. The piano is named for the strings that vibrate at different speeds when struck by small wooden hammers.Full Answer >