C. Bechstein A 114
Elegant, smart, Art Deco
About C.Bechstein A 114
A modern piano, an enviable understatement, confidently stylish, up-to-date yet classical. Bechstein makes instruments to meet the requirements of both music lovers and demanding piano players. This model seduces the eye as well as the ear! Persuasive lines in glossy black. Delicate chrome lines underscore a slender silhouette and bring elegant, simply structured surfaces to life. Discreet chamfers set off the fall and the top panel, making them easier to open. Additional chrome lines redefine the piano’s profile. Shadow grooves and subtly soft edges make the pure style agreeable. Chrome toe blocks accent the case. A true work of art, too beautiful to stand in the corner!
A modern piano with a beautiful case and a beautiful voice!
The C. Bechstein A 114 Modern Chrome Art upright is an eye-catcher with an incomparable voice. Take your first step in the world of the C. Bechstein Academy class! Designed to meet the demands of advanced piano players, this compact instrument will surprise you with its impressive sound volume. It goes without saying that, like all instruments in the C. Bechstein Masterpiece class and the C. Bechstein Premium class, this modern piano is made in Germany and meets the highest standards of workmanship and longevity.
Weight: 509 lbs (231 kg)
C. Bechstein Academy upright piano
7 months, 120 hours
Instruments with perfect voice and touch.
Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.
Sound board element adapted to the individual models.
Sound bodies made of carefully selected spruce, beech and pine.
The special composition of the cast iron and the particular form of the frame dampen its vibrations and boost the string energy.
Agraffes / Capo Bar
Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the bass strings. The middle and treble strings rest on a capo bar.
C.Bechstein Bridge Calibration System (BCS)
The bridges are made of German red beech using modern CNC technology, which guarantees good transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard.
Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.
Keyboard designed and engineered by the C. Bechstein R&D department.
Highly complex professional action made up of 2,000 parts and designed in accordance with C. Bechstein’s Keyboard and Action Engineering and Geometry standards.
Action Assembly (Hammerheads)
Hammer heads made by C. Bechstein Germany. Materials: mahogany core covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.
Action Assembly (Design) C. Bechstein - Friction Control System (FCS)
The Touch with optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.
C.Bechstein Individual Voicing
Individual voicing by expert technicians for a distinct, transparent, multifaceted voice.
Case / Finish
Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).