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3 Best Piano Makers In the World

Purchasing a high-quality piano is something every pianist wants, as it could guarantee a great investment in the long run. The richness of the sounds and tones are some of the most important features a pianist looks for in a piano. Unfortunately, the best quality pianos are also the most pricey ones. Below are 3 of the most popular and recognisable piano brands - meaning they produce the world's best quality pianos.

1. Steinway & Sons

We can't have a list of the best piano brands without mentioning Steinway & Sons. They are known worldwide and is one of the most popular piano brands around the globe. The detail and precision put into making a single piano is recognised among professional musicians and instrument makers. A favourite among classical musicians, Steinway is most famous for their grand pianos, especially Model D.

2. Fazioli

Fazioli Pianoforti, translated as Fazioli Pianos, produces hand-built grand and concert pianos from their factory in Sacile, Italy. They are easily have the most expensive pianos on this list, with their price tags ranging from $100,000 to $300,000. Fazioli is known for their concert grand pianos, thus are not suitable for being an at-home piano. Fazioli, although being a 'young' company, has already made a name for itself and has been pushing boundaries in piano-making til today.

3. Bechstein

C. Bechstein Pianoforte AG is a German manufacturer of pianos, established in 1853 by Carl Bechstein. Bechstein, unlike the other two piano brands on this list, is known for their upright pianos having beautiful and elegant designs. Bechstein is actually widely used among modern pianists to cover the pieces of Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn.


Zoe is an avid fan of all kinds of music. Her primary instrument is the guitar but she is always passionately learning how to play other instruments such as the drums and keyboard. She is currently playing the bass guitar in a band and has been routinely involved in music since she was a child.

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