The baby grand piano is the smallest grand piano at approximately five feet long. It has the same design as a grand piano, except for its size. Its strings and frames are positioned horizontally, with the strings extending away from the keyboard.
Aside from playing music, a baby grand piano is also built as a furniture piece. It is ideal for homes with limited space and a low ceiling. It is the most affordable grand piano, making it a popular choice among the consumers.
Types of Baby Grand Pianos
Kinds of Baby Grand Pianos include the following:
Domestic baby grand piano
This type of baby grand piano is ideally used at home.
It is usually five feet and eight inches in length.
Furniture baby grand piano
A furniture baby grand piano is furniture piece that can also be used as a child's musical toy.
It can be as small as four feet and six inches in length.
It usually comes with a matching bench and an accompanying songbook.
Choosing Baby Grand Pianos (Buying tips)
Size: To get better sound and pitch, choose the biggest baby grand piano that you can afford. The biggest size is usually five feet and eight inches long.
Pinblock: Choose a baby grand piano with a laminated pinblock made of hardwood, preferably maple, for added strength and gripping power.