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Bechstein

Karl. 1826--1900, German piano maker; founder (1853) of the Bechstein company of piano manufacturers in Berlin
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The nearest sizeable populations of Bechstein's bats are in Herefordshire and the Forest of Dean, but the presence of the bat in Pembrokeshire has raised the possibility of undiscovered roosting sites near by.
"The Eurythmics wrote many songs in the church and this Bechstein Grand Piano was often used in the songwriting process and appears on many of our albums."
According to the researchers, "We were able to demonstrate on wild Bechstein's bats, during different reproductive periods, the significance of behavioral and physiological flexibility for ptimal thermoregulatory behavior." (ANI)
On one occasion he organised a bank transfer using church funds to buy himself a pounds 6,000 Bechstein Grand Piano from a specialist supplier in Leeds.
Das Klavier als Mittel gesellschaftspolitischer Distink tion; kultursoziologische Fallstudie zur Entwicklung der Klavierbauindustrie in England und Deutschland an den Beispielen Broadwood und Bechstein. Frankfurt: Lang, 2007.
The item in question is a Bechstein grand piano, and it's being sold by Sunderland-born musician and producer, Dave Stewart ( formerly one half of the Eurythmics ( who has attached a personal note to the instrument to ensure its new owner knows the star-studded history which comes with it.
DO TOUCH: Madison Young plays the late Lord Lichfield's 1897 Bechstein grand piano, and (right) the lord pictured back in 1999 OPENED UP: Lord Lichfield's private apartments.
Perhaps a lone piano was especially prone to adopt military stratagems, for its owner chose between a German Bechstein and a French Erard, (18) and its status as a large and imposing piece of furniture used to accompany patriotic songs, accentuated its prominence as a cultural symbol.
The lone male Bechstein's bat was discovered on the Trust's Colby estate, in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, making it the most westerly sighting of the species on record.
In the movie, the 30-year-old actress falls for the movie's main character Art Bechstein, played by Jon Foster, and features in some saucy scenes.
There are few creatures we know as little about as Bechstein's bat.