1927 Steinway Louis XV Carved Walnut Art Case. This piano is an extremely rare. Steinway Duo Art Reproducer Louis XV Carved Walnut Art Case Grand Piano.
Made its actual debut with the. New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in 1927. A Spindle Top oil baron and his sister, enroute to a European vacation were seated in the audience that night at Carnegie Hall and were so impressed with the performance of this magnificent instrument, they went to the Steinway showroom the very next morning, asked to meet with Mr.James Hotel in Wichita Falls, Texas. The 1927 Steinway Duo Art Reproducer Louis XV piano is not a player piano. A player piano has only one note track with no enhancements.
The Duo Art reproducer has two note tracks. Note track is to key the note, the 2.
Track exactly reproduced the note as the artist actually played it. In the 1966 this Steinway piano was acquired from the oil barons estate in Ft. Worth, Texas by famous Dallasite, Olympic Skater Dorothy Franey Langkop. The piano was located it was in their 8,000 sqft.Worth, Texas used for storage of their collection of art, antiques and possessions from their world travels. In 2015, Dorothys son, Gene Langkop commissioned Jack Wyatt RPT owner of Garland Piano and founder of the National Piano Technicians Guild Museum in Kansas City, to do a complete and total restoration, to new as it came from the Steinway factory.
The select American walnut piano casement and carvings were painstakingly stripped and then refinished in the original Nitro Cellulose lacquer, as it came originally from the Steinway factory. During the restoration process it was recommended to Mr. Langkop that the original pneumatic reproducer system could be restored, experienced rservice pneumatic techs are few and will be even harder to maintain and service in the future. Wyatt recommended the removal of the Duo-Art system and the installation of a state of the art PianoDisc digital system with vocal and instrumental accompaniment, and live recording capabilities would available from PianoDisc at a later date.
The PianoDisc is a digitally controlled system and operated remotely by an IPad with Bluetooth. On December 2, 2015, this immaculate 1927 Steinway Louis XV was delivered Mr. Langkop to the famous Razzle Dazzle store a 524 Royal St in New Orleans in time to entertain the patrons and guests for parties, celebrations and in the Broulatour courtyard during the Holiday season with 428 current and popular songs / 1.3 days of music.
Many more available from PianoDisc. Please note the beautiful striations, fiddle back nuances and warms rich tones of the rare select grade of American Walnut seldom seen even in quality pianos of this class.
The matching Janssen duet artist adjustable bench has custom matching legs and is covered in a rich brown leather. The item "1927 Steinway Louis XV Carved Select Walnut Model L/OR 6'7 Dou Art / PianoDisc" is in sale since Thursday, December 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Pianos, Keyboards & Organs\Pianos\Grand & Baby Grand Pianos". The seller is "lg6879" and is located in Mesquite, Texas.
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