Reference Entry

Neo‐Bechstein Piano

Edited by Joyce Bourne

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199578108
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744518
Neo‐Bechstein Piano

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Semi‐electronic piano dating from 1931, based on research by W. Nernst of Berlin. Str are set in vibration by hammers, but blow required is very light (120 that given on ordinary pf). No sound‐board, the vibrations being amplified through a loudspeaker. Vol. or tone controlled by pedal acting on the amplifier....

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Subjects: Music

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