The value of a Story & Clark piano ranges from $4,200 to $17,400, as of 2014. The specific price depends on the type, size and finish of the piano.Know More
The most affordable Story & Clark piano is a 110, which is a vertical piano model that is 45 inches long. It has a polished ebony finish. The next largest in size and price is the 118 model. This is another vertical piano that is 1 inch larger than the 110 at 46 inches. It has a satin and polished ebony finish. The largest vertical piano is the model 121 at 47 inches. It has a polished ebony finish and is worth the most.
The other category of Story & Clark pianos is the grand piano. There are nine models in this category, ranging in value and finishes. The most affordable in this category is model 146 at 57 inches in a polished ebony finish. It is slightly more valuable than the largest vertical piano. Model 151 is 59 inches long and comes in satin ebony or polished ebony finishes. The next six models range from 61 inches to 74 inches long and all come in polished ebony finishes. Each subsequently larger piano generally has a higher monetary value. The largest and most valuable piano is the 84-inch model 215 in a polished ebony finish.Learn more about Musical Instruments
A standard upright piano is approximately 5 feet wide. The height of an upright piano is more than 4 feet. This variety of piano is between 2 and 2.5 feet wide.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 >
Bartolomeo Cristofori invented the first piano in Florence, Italy, in 1700. The first piano was a simple keyboard, but Cristofori experimented with the design over the years. By the 1730s, elite Europeans purchased and played pianos.Full Answer >
The Boesendorfer Model 290 Imperial piano has nine extra bass keys. Its soundboard is also larger than all other concert grand piano models. This 9 1/2-foot spruce piano has a loud, unusually rich voice due to its size and extended bass range, according to the manufacturer.Full Answer >