In Reply to: "Maybe someone here has actually played on one?" posted by Chris from Lafayette on June 15, 2017 at 00:49:09:
Broadwood only ever made Double-Action pianos. Like you LOVE but with iron frames.
And so, the Walter should have sounded VERY different from the Broadwood.
One is forced to ask if either piano was in good working condition, which I doubt.
Skeptical Measurer & Audio Scrounger
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- "Maybe someone here has actually played on one?" - Chris from Lafayette 00:49:09 06/15/17 (3)Follow Ups
- Ignorance once AGAIN!!!! - Timbo in Oz 04:05:53 06/16/17 (1)
- Not ignorance - YOU'RE making assumptions! - Chris from Lafayette 10:33:23 06/16/17 (0)