Minipiano


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Minipiano

 

the smallest upright pianoforte. The first models appeared in the 1930’s in Europe and the United States. The minipiano is 1,200–1,250 mm long, 825–900 mm high, and 390–400 mm wide; it weighs 120–125 kg. The instrument has a compass of 6 or 6 1/2 octaves. Its special features are its shortened strings and keys and the placing of the mechanics under the keyboard.

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THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC: A fine selection of vinyls at Jill Hansons Record Shop (above) in Market Way in 1979; (left) an advertisement for Minipianos from Hansons of Hertford Street; (far left) singer John Hanson