Synopses & Reviews
The latest supplement to the pianist's must-have reference The Piano Book, this comprehensive guide provides list prices for more than 3,000 currently manufactured acoustic and digital piano brands and models, as well as advice on how to estimate actual street prices to help negotiate the lowest possible price. Summarizing the essentials of The Piano Book, this new resource goes beyond the basics to offer extensive details on digital pianos and reveals all the information necessary to differentiate between a good deal and a great deal when buying a piano. Anyone in the market for a new or used piano—including teachers, technicians, students, and aficionados—can make a more informed purchase using this definitive guide. Updated twice a year with the most accurate information, the manual fully covers piano manufacturers, instrument models, prices, and current trends and conditions in the piano market.
"If there is to be a piano in your future, the single indispensable reference is The Piano Book." —Noah Adams, author, Piano Lessons, and host, NPR's All Things Considered, on previous edition
"Complete, detailed, and easy to follow, The Piano Book is a must-have resource, no matter what kind of music you play, or what kind of piano you own or intend to buy." —Robert Moog, inventor of the Moog Synthesizer, on previous edition
About the Author
Larry Fine is a registered piano technician and a member of the Piano Technicians Guild who has been involved in the field of piano technology for more than 35 years. He is the author of The Piano Book. He lives in Palm Springs, California.