The W. Hoffmann T128 upright piano is the tallest model in the range, featuring an extra-large soundboard that enables the sound to unfold freely. Made by C. Bechstein Europe using carefully selected materials on a production site that is unique in Europe for its state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and the excellent training of its 150 staff members. This facility is the only one in Europe outside Germany that produces quality upright concert pianos that boast such outstanding value for money.
Its harmonious and balanced voice is coupled with a reliable action that delivers a sparkling touch! You’ll love this clearly superior concert piano. European quality remains unparalleled; the craftsmen at C. Bechstein Europe know exactly the meaning of expressions like a singing voice and the art of traditional piano-making
- Back frame: Solid braces made of medium-density pinewood
- Soundboard and ribs: High-quality spruce grown in the Alps and carefully crafted
- Bridges: European beech
- Pinblock: Beech multiplex
- Iron frame: Cast in high-density sand
- Strings: Steel wrapped with copper (German quality, 99% purity)
- Case: Massive spruce and medium-density fibreboard
- Agraffes: For a clearer sound
- Action assembly: Precise and reliable action that meets the C. Bechstein standards
- Hammerheads: C. Bechstein hammerheads with maple core, warm European tone
The new C. Bechstein Vario Duet enhances your grand or upright piano with the features of a digital instrument to give you the best of both musical worlds.
Enjoy that unmistakable C. Bechstein sound through your headphones while your piano is muted, whether you want to avoid disturbing others or just to be your only audience. But the new C. Bechstein Vario does more than just mute your piano. This digital system is a holistically designed solution that leverages the qualities of your acoustic instrument and complements them with a number of applications.
The digital Vario system is available for all current models of C. Bechstein brands, including W. Hoffmann instruments whether installed at the factory or retrofitted by our workshops here at Mickleburgh’s.
The Vario Duet is made up of several components that together form a truly innovative system. The hammer rail is tailored to the instrument and prevents the strings and soundboard from generating any sound. The sound module brings the piano’s music to life in your headphones, which are included in delivery. State-of-the-art electronics connect your instrument to a number of digital applications on mobile devices to let you creatively enrich your playing. New Vario App available that integrates itsself seamlessly into the VARIO digital system and offers a comfortable handling of detailed features. Your favourite settings can be saved directly in the VARIO element and can be accessed by the push of a button without the app.