• Kawai


    The Kawai Musical Instrument Research Laboratory (known simply as Kawai) is a Japanese company specializing in manufacturing pianos and keyboards, among the most famous in his field. History The company was founded in Hamamatsu (Shizuoka Prefecture) in 1927 by Koichi Kawai, with the help of seven colleagues. Over time, the production of the company grew at […]

  • Piano restoration

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    It includes the reconstruction of the mechanical system of the keyboard (as described in other pages) and morepver each outer-inner part of the instrument is renewed, as an element that has both aesthetic and functional feature. For example, if the piano presents ankles that offer little resistance, they are dismantled, the accommodation holes are adjusted and new […]

  • Piano muting

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    Once the electronic system installed in silencing your piano, you can play at any time of day or night without anyone being involved from your performances / exercises. Flipping a small lever you are going to cancel the sound of the strings and simultaneously activate the electronic function, represented by the sound of a Grand piano […]

  • Piano tuning

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    Tuning pianos Tuning a piano means tuning about 250 strings at the right frequency. Tuning exists for each string but not only, also in relation to all the others. Therefore, even a microscopic reduction of tension – and therefore of frequency ratio and sound pitch – will cause a faulty relationship of one string with all of the remaining 249 […]

  • Services

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    Grassi Pianoforti intervenes tuning, maintenance, repair and restoration for pianos. Its range normally includes the Friuli Venezia Giulia (Trieste, Udine, Gorizia, Pordenone), Veneto, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia (Istria and Rijeka area) but can reach any area on request. In particular, we offer the following services: piano tuning restoring pianos historical tuning installing electronic silencing systems pianos […]