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Fazioli over Steinway (Read 1597 times)

Offline ebbe0384

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Fazioli over Steinway
« on: February 09, 2016, 02:42:38 PM »
Im am extremely curious about, what brand of grand pianos, you would choose. I've seen a lot of different reviews of Fazioli gp's, but I've never played one. However, i have been playing some Steinways, and i absolutely love them. But is Fazioli any better, or are their tremendous price tags just stupid? 

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Re: Fazioli over Steinway
«Reply #1 on: February 09, 2016, 03:15:59 PM »
Fazys are lovely, and the quality is worldclass.  I actually think given how well made they are, they will be some fo the finest candidates for restoration and refinishing/rebuilds in the next several decades.
Better to buy babied/used than new, it's the real of uber lots of money.
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Would i take of an NYC/American Steinway, pretty much yeah. But over both of those, I'd take a Shigeru Kawai. Any day and every day. It's one of my 'grail' instruments.

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Re: Fazioli over Steinway
«Reply #2 on: February 09, 2016, 11:26:06 PM »
Faziolis?  Steinways?  Bosendorfers?  Top end almost anything (Yamaha?  Kawai?  Estonia?)?  Any piano in that price bracket is somewhere between excellent and superb -- and the choice is left to the individual artist.  At that price bracket, you are not buying an instrument, you are buying a living thing, and you either fall in love with it or you don't.

If you do, it's the right one and the name on the fallboard doesn't matter.  If you don't, it's the wrong one -- and the name on the fallboard doesn't matter.

Unless you are a nekulturny millionaire.  Then the name on the fallboard matters, and nothing else does...
Ian