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The Piano Stool: Breakdown of Background and Function

Categories: Blog March 23, 2014 @ 4:07 AM 0 Comments      

House of troy piano lamp -  Piano stool history is long and varied, the initial models being standard equipment with pump organs and also the spinet pianoforte. Various models existed in a multitude of heights and sizes. The existing useful function of the stool depends upon the build and also the quality of construction.

Cheap piano - The most common piano stool based in the antique market is the pedestal style organ stool, often sold with all the upright piano and other home pianos with the early 20th century. Prices of these benches may differ but are usually quite reasonable, higher market prices being for that more desired stools with carvings and clawed or inlayed legs. While these type stools is an asset for that interior d�cor, they may be of little value for that modern pianist and are unstable at the best for proper seating.

Using the development of the smaller console pianos and spinet pianos in the late 1930′s for usage in homes there is a shift far from piano stools for the now standard piano bench with music storage. While the more elegant stools may have fit the Victorian d�cor better, the original piano stool turned out to be a poor choice for the intense pianist. The most important assets to piano seating are stability and comfort, the older stools turned out to be have neither.

Among educators and piano instructors the most frequent choice of a piano bench will be the standard traditional bench with music storage or perhaps the adjustable bench. Various options of leg styles can be obtained in addition to many common furniture colors and finishes. While a piano stool could have aesthetic value to numerous, the practical reason for a traditional piano bench greatly outweighs any advantages.

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