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Keys to choosing the perfect grand piano for you and your home

An undated Bosendorfer grand piano, model 225, serial no.37277, achieved $42,500 plus the buyer’s premium in January 2021. Image courtesy of Ripley Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

An undated Bosendorfer grand piano, model 225, serial no.37277, achieved $42,500 plus the buyer’s premium in January 2021. Image courtesy of Ripley Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK – The lyricist Irving Berlin once wrote a love song to his favorite musical instrument that included the lyrics, “I love a piano, I love a piano, I love to hear somebody play upon a piano …” He said the tune, dubbed I Love a Piano and debuted in the 1920 Broadway review Stop! Look! Listen!, was one of his best efforts. Berlin wasn’t singing about just any old piano, mind you, but a grand piano.

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