C. Bechstein A 124

A pianoforte for demanding piano players

About C.Bechstein A 124

 

C. Bechstein A 124 Imposant: an ideal pianoforte developed and made by the C. Bechstein engineers and piano-making specialists. Premium sound and action assembly. 

The C. Bechstein Academy A 124 Imposant model was developed to meet the requirements of demanding piano players. This premium upright is made of precious materials that meticulous specialists process carefully at the state-of-the-art Bechstein production site, a facility unparalleled the world over for its perfect mix of traditional craftsmanship and high technology. 

 

A high-performance pianoforte 

The C. Bechstein A 124 Imposant piano stands out for its elegant, almost puristic design. The legs have an unusual look and all the case elements are in harmonious proportion. This pianoforte that masters the softest pianissimo and the most thundering fortissimo alike is not out of place on concert stages. The A 124 Imposant is a high-class instrument that will surprise you with its good action assembly and impressive sound volume. Get ready for takeoff: the action and the sound volume could make you think it’s turbocharged!

 

Take a trip with this model and discover the great German musical tradition!

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Weight: 553 lbs (251 kg)

Specifications

C. Bechstein Academy Upright Piano

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Work Hours

7 months, 120 hours

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Overall Character

Instruments with perfect voice and touch.

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Soundboard (Wood)

Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.

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Soundboard (Design)

Sound board element adapted to the individual models.

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Acoustic Assembly

Sound bodies made of carefully selected spruce, beech and pine.

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Cast-Iron Frame

The special composition of the cast iron and the particular form of the frame dampen its vibrations and boost the string energy.

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Agraffes / Capo Bar

Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the bass strings. The middle and treble strings rest on a capo bar.

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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.

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Pinblock (Material)

Hardwood multiplex.

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Keyboard

Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.

Keyboard designed and engineered by the C. Bechstein R&D department.

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Action Assembly

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.

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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.

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Action Assembly (Design) C. Bechstein - Friction Control System (FCS)

The Touch with optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.

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C.Bechstein Individual Voicing

Individual voicing by expert technicians for a distinct, transparent, multifaceted voice.

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Case / Finish

Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).