Bechstein pianos are the finest instruments chosen by the most knowledgeable listeners and performers. It is the best piano Europe has to offer, fitting in perfectly with the Faust Harrison commitment to high quality and value instruments. Visit the new Bechstein America Piano Center in the Faust Harrison showroom to experience the Bechstein difference.
In 1853, Carl Bechstein used his expertise in sound and touch to develop a revolutionary piano worthy of the
greatest Romantic composers. Due to his innovation, pianos became a staple of musical expression. Bechstein
hand-crafted his luxury masterpieces, a tradition still carried on by modern masters. Since its brilliant conception,
Bechstein pianos have been setting the bar for the piano manufacturing industry. Don't take our word for it....consumers have made the Bechstein Piano Company Europe's largest piano manufacturer.
The Bechstein Difference
The Bechstein piano-making concept views a piano as more than the sum of its parts. The legendary Bechstein sound stems from the attention paid to the piano as a whole, producing a unique, unmatched sound. Excellently trained and experienced craftsmen devote the quality time required to produce a masterpiece that can beautifully withstand the test of time. The careful calibration of the sound body and action assembly specifically are essential in creating premium musical instruments.
Quality management is an integral part of ensuring that each piano is worthy of the Bechstein name. By holding suppliers to the same rigorous standards, the final product that reaches musicians is sure to pass even their performance ideals.
Bechstein's Research and Development department is staffed by master piano makers who use state of the art technology to improve its manufacturing process. The company even surpasses the requirements of the German piano-making standards in personnel training; each technician trained at Bechstein is also a pianist who participates in music competitions hosted by the company. The Bechstein dedication to excellence extends from concept to quality control and technician to performer.
Watch How Bechstein's are Made:
Manufacturing of Bechstein Pianos - Wood
Manufacturing of Bechstein Pianos - The rim
Manufacturing of Bechstein Pianos - The soundboard