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16-08-2014, 11:54

Art cased Upright Piano made by Baransky Paris - Circa 1860

An upright piano by Baransky Paris circa 1860, highly decorated in a Napoleon III style with bronzed angels and other cherubs.


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5-07-2014, 12:22
Category: Harps » 20th Century Harps

Erard Paris Concert Harp serial number 3742 - Year 1911

Our Paris Erard Harp Archives show us the story from the beginning of its existance, the history of this beautiful concert erard harp.
Concert Erard Harp serial number 3742 made in the year 1911.

Made of citrus wood in a Empire style. 47 Cords double movement.

Column decorated with rams head...


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13-04-2014, 12:54
Category: News, Piano Pedia

One hundred and seventy-seven years ago,  on March 31, 1837, an unusual concert took place in Paris, pitting the pianistic skills of the two leading virtuosos of the time, Franz Liszt and Sigismond Thalberg. The contest was adjudged a draw.

Thalberg was a fine pianist according to contemporaries Mendelssohn, Hallé and Clara Schumann; even Chopin said that he ‘played excellently.’ There were inflammatory remarks in the press, rival concerts in the Conservatoire (Thalberg) and the Opéra  (Liszt) in March 1837 and this pianistic duel was the culmination.

Posterity has however heavily favored Liszt, with Thalberg a mere footnote in Romantic piano literature. If you’ll forgive the pun, it was a “Battle of the HANDS,” a digital confrontation of the two leading virtuoso pianists of the day, Thalberg and Liszt.

The concert took place at the Salon of the Princess Cristina Belgiojoso-Trivulzio, an Italian noblewoman who played a prominent part in Italy’s struggle for independence. She is also notable as a writer and journalist. She scored the social coup of the season at her Parisian salon close to the Madeleine. Ostensibly, it was the culmination of a three-day charity fundraiser in aid of Italian political refugees, but it REALLY was the artistic equivalent of a prize fight—the fists in question pummelling the piano keyboard.  Belgiojoso’s judgment was, “Thalberg is the greatest pianist, but there is only one Liszt.”...

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16-03-2014, 20:51
Category: Harps » 19th Century Harps

Early 19th Century harp attributed to Erard Paris

Harp made in around 1800s having 42 strings using a single action system. From the style of the harp and Mechanic, we attribute this harp to Erard Paris. An excellent example of Erard’s innovative pedal harp design, the harp has the ram’s head decoration on the capital, the rounded body construction, and Erard’s fourchette discs. accidents to plaster moldings and wear to pats of body. Original working condition.


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22-02-2014, 14:25

Art Cased Upright Piano made by Vandeventer & Profiter Paris Circa 1849

A beautifully sculpted art cased Upright piano made by Vandeventer & Profiter Paris circa 1849. Stunning carvings in the manners of Black Forest furniture, this piano stands out on its own. Once again, a lost piece of art is found, one that interacts as a piece of historical furniture building and musical instrument construction...

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