Andy’s received some great responses so far, but the quest continues! Click “Read more” to view the responses we’ve collected so far, and comment on this post to tell us: Where is the world’s greatest piano?
Andy Happel is on a quest to find the greatest sounding piano in the world, and he needs your help. Where are the greatest pianos in the world? Send Andy photos, recordings, and descriptions to help him out.
Violinist Darol Anger
“Anything that Philip Aaberg plays…”
Composer/Pianist Robert DeGaetano
“It’s a concert D from the artist department at the basement of Steinway and Sons. The number is CD26. I will never forget it. The richness and beauty of sound was astounding.”
Composer Sarah Wallin Huff
“The best one I ever heard played was at The Vatican in Rome…big surprise!”
“There was a 9-foot Steinway that I got to mic up a few years ago when I was doing sound for Roy Haynes that belonged to some rental company in southern VT… that was the best piano I’ve had the pleasure of working with…”