America’s Favorite Piano.
The Baldwin tone-quality is characterized by a strong robust bass, a rich long-sustaining tenor and a clear bell-like treble. The touch (feel) is accurate and responsive with a wide dynamic range. Baldwin piano-actions have a well-deserved reputation for reliability and being low-maintenance. As a result, many piano teachers desiring a worry-free instrument have Baldwin pianos in their studios. They also appreciate how affordable and what a good value they are. Due to low recurring service costs, Baldwin’s have also been staples in the music departments of nearly every college and university in the United States.
Sleek Continental Console cabinet design.
The music desk is sturdy enough for heavy music books and a wide sheet music lip allows room for longer musical scores. The original matching bench with storage is included and its’ legs have the very same design, only smaller. There are three functional pedals – damper, bass sustain and soft. They and the cabinet hardware are solid brass. Complimentary local first-floor professional delivery is included.
Fallboard in place to protect the keys.
Baldwin console piano, 40-inches high, S# 1117555, Mfg. 1977, Satin cherry finish.
88 Keys Piano Warehouse & Showroom price – only $1850.
Built in the United States, this piano has been in Albuquerque all of its life so it is happily acclimated and well-adjusted to our unique climate. It was purchased at the longtime Baldwin dealer, King Music located right up the street from here. It is in excellent structural and aesthetic condition and it ought to provide decades of musical enjoyment and enrichment. There is minimal wear throughout the moving parts of the action and trapwork. Other than the usual tuning and cleaning, very little had to be done for this piano in our restoration shop. We will be happy to warrant it for two years.
Founded in 1862 during the Civil War – an inauspicious time to start a piano business.
The Baldwin Piano & Organ company was established in 1862 by Dwight Hamilton Baldwin, a Presbyterian minister and music teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio. They are by far the most popular and biggest-selling piano in American history and their slogan was “America’s Favorite Piano”. Click here for their interesting history. Among the general public, Baldwin has been one of the most beloved and well-respected pianos in the industry and many are passed down through generations of families. They are frequently used by music teachers, colleges and universities, places of worship and any institutional situation in part because they are affordable and offer a great value but they are also durable and built like Sherman tanks. Their Artist endorsement program boasted a large roster of musicians, conductors and composers including Liberace, John Williams (Star Wars soundtrack), Dave Brubeck, Earl Wild and dozens more. Today, Baldwin is a division of Gibson Guitars and they are built in China.
Traditional warm satin cherry finish.