Bernstein Conservatory 178 RARE Pre-Loved Grand

Grand Piano Series

$19,995.00 $16,950.00
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Bernstein Conservatory 178 RARE Pre-Loved Grand

A Dynamic Performance Piano 

The Bernstein 178 Classic grand piano is a mid-sized instrument built for top performance.

Thrilling bass and sparkling treble tones are delivered by enhances soundboard for a sensational playing experience. This exact model is owned by Australian examination boards, recording studios, top-level pianists and even by discerning members of the Bernies team. 

At a popular "6 foot" size, the Bernstein 178 is built with rigorous manufacturing standards to go the distance. It delivers all the professional-standard features, including large solid brass castors for ease and safety of moving, advanced pin block system to out-last other pianos in its tuning stability, and wide-body design with extra soundboard area and greater tonal projection.

When tested on the international stage, the Bernstein 178 receives top marks for playing comfort, speed and accuracy, and the brilliant and wide range of expressive dynamics it can produce. 

Of particular note, the Bernstein 178 grand piano features pleasing attention to detail. The beautifully inlaid rim and rich frame colour add charm to the cabinet. The legs feature detailed design, also noted on the bevelled edge of the lid rim. This model includes fully adjustable music rest, brass pedals and slow-close lid. 

Boasting outstanding tonal colours and dynamic performance, the Bernstein 178 has proven itself to be generous in larger rooms - including performance venues. 

A household name for over 30 years, Bernstein pianos are now built by one of the world's manufacturing front runners; Hailun Piano Company. This Bernstein grand piano reflects the perfectly balanced benefits of craftsmanship and innovation. 

This is a one-only second hand special, recently traded in at Bernies and offering exceptional value. The Bernstein 178 is particularly sought-after by professional pianists for home, studio and stage use.

The new retail price of this instrument is $26,995. 

View the Bernstein Grand Piano Brochure here

EXCLUSIVE FEATURES
* Premium Northern European Spruce soundboards; exclusively designed to deliver outstanding power, clarity and expressiveness in performance.
* German Roslau blue grade strings for rich, luxurious tone.
* Premium German Wurzen hammer felts for distinctive playing control and comfort.
* Powerful performance, enhanced by unique wide design of the body and rim, and asymmetric 
  soundboard thickness, found only in first class pianos.
* Revolutionary new action design, constructed of European Hornbeam and hard Maple, which is acclaimed for outstanding responsiveness.
* Multi-laminate European Beech pin block, ensuring exceptional tuning stability and climate resistance.
* The world's finest timber components, including hard Maple, Spruce, Beech and Poplar.
* Premium features also include full sostenuto pedal, slow close fall lid, deluxe multi-position music rest and solid brass castors.  

Dimensions: Width 150cm, Depth 178cm, Height 102cm (lid closed)
Available Finishes:
Black Polished.
Now On Display: Test it today at Bernies Music Land. 


BERNSTEIN: 30 Years of Superior Piano Manufacturing

The name Bernstein has a heritage in the piano world which stretches well before World War I. However World War II saw the decimation of piano manufacturing in Europe as factories were destroyed or taken over to build arms. 
 
After the War, England and America led the way in piano re-establishment. The reorganisation of Japan by the Americans led to music taking on a Western flavour, with a heavy concentration on piano. In the late 1950's, South Korea turned its production strength to popular instruments. 
 
Unlike the Japanese, who endeavoured to manufacturer much of the piano themselves, the Koreans worked with the English and West German manufacturers for the supply of major piano parts. In 1961, the name Bernstein was re-ignited and linked this new breed of pianos with its historical past.
 
For over 25 years, Bernstein was manufactured by the Samick Company, recognised as a master in the art of piano production. This factory received the "Grand Prix Award for Quality" in 1983 at the International Piano Competition in Spain, among other accolades.
 
The Samick Company had a formula which was unique in this period of piano manufacturing. They commissioned the world's most respected piano designer, Mr. Klaus Fenner of West Germany, to design a new range of pianos. Mr. Fenner's design, combined with the sourcing the world's finest components, allowed Samick to produce a range of pianos which received outstanding acclaim internationally. The factory increased production to in excess of 120,000 pianos per year, making them the largest manufacturer in the world.
 
In benchmark French testing in 1987, the Fenner-designed Samick pianos took out top awards. Two models were submitted for testing and both were in the top four overall, with both scoring the highest category marks for tone, touch and keyboard. These are the most important elements of piano performance.
 
Of the three largest manufacturers of this period, the manufacturer of Bernstein was the only one using "Roslau" strings from West Germany, and a pinblock made by the German "Delignit" company. But it was the unique soundboard which set these pianos apart. Mr. Fenner revolutionised the manufacture of piano soundboards when he discovered that layering and laminating omni-directional spruce, then crowning it with pressure points, achieved a new level of tonal production, volume potential and tonal clarity. Each of the Bernstein pianos of this model range featured this design.
 
Today Bernstein Australia has partnered with the Hailun Piano Company; a powerhouse in the production of innovative, multi-award-winning pianos. Bernstein offers pianists the choice to own the finest piano money can buy, at a family price. Over 10,000 Australian owners cannot be wrong! 

Trade-Ins: Do you have an older instrument to trade-in or take away? We are happy to consider any trade-in, so please phone our team on (03) 9872 5122.

Delivery: Delivery is available Australia wide with our extensive network of specialist piano carriers. Local delivery starts from $220. Please phone us for a special delivery quotation on (03) 9872 5122. 

After Sales Support: Bernies Music Land offers you our famous after-sales service, with a team of on-staff technicians to provide you with prompt, excellent service both during your warranty period and after. 

Bernies is a family business and has been serving the music industry in Melbourne for over 42 years. We welcome you to contact us for any questions by phoning (03) 9872 5122 or visiting the showrooms at 381 Canterbury Road, Ringwood.
 

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Brand:
Bernstein

Colour:
Ebony/Black polished