Whether they play or not, most people will tell you the grand piano is the top-of-the-line choice when it comes to choosing among the best among the various types of pianos. Grand pianos have a reputation for producing a rich, robust sound. Among classical pianists, grand pianos are the instruments typically seen played with great proficiency and intensity. But did you realize there are various kinds of grand pianos, including mini grand pianos?
What Does “Grand” Mean?
First let’s talk about that word, ‘grand.’ When referring to a piano, the term grand doesn’t have anything at all to do with its overall dimensions. Grand really refers to any style of piano where the strings are oriented horizontally rather than vertical, as in an upright piano. What most people probably don’t realize is there are actually seven different sizes of grand pianos!
What’s a Mini Grand Piano?
The petite or mini grand piano is the smallest, measuring 4’5’’ to 4’11’’ in length. Baby grands are the next size up at 5’ to 5’5’’ feet long and are the most popular for in home use, largely due to their affordability and the sound, which is like their bigger counterparts. Then there’s the professional grand and the concert grand that range from 5’9” to up 9’ in length. All grand pianos are 5 feet wide at the keyboard with tails that are 3 feet wide.
With their smaller size, if your indoor space allows, a mini grand piano rental is a wonderful choice for beginners and learned pianists alike. The sound you’ll get from its solid North American wood frame, melodic strings, keys and innerworkings will motivate even the most elementary novice to practice, practice, practice. WIth a mini grand piano rental, the trained pianist will fill your home with the most illustrious sounds.
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