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Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

Regular price $ 11,999.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 11,999.00 USD
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TYPE: Grand
COLOR: Ebony Polish
YEAR: 1982
SIZE: 6'1"
INCLUDED: Warranty | Free Local Delivery | Bench | Piano Preparation


In Stock! The Yamaha C3 is one of the best-selling grand pianos in the world. This example, completely built in Japan in 1982 is a USA spec model and not one of the more common “grey market” ones. It is seductively warm and rich, yet gives up little in terms of inner detail and openness. Complete with a brand-new adjustable artist bench. Ideal for the serious player or performer and priced right to boot. 


Background of Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

From the well-regarded grand pianos of the Yamaha "C series" – standing for Conservatoire – the Yamaha C3 piano is many musicians' dream instrument. Indeed, it's among the finest piano's the Japanese manufacturer has ever produced. 

The exquisite craftsmanship, modern design, and innovative technologies mark this piano out as something special. The kind of piano that sparks fire in your fingertips and turns music into magic. Tailored toward the professional pianist market, the Yamaha C3 piano is not your average piano and is suitable for the most advanced players. 

Specifications of Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

Like other fine Asian pianos, the action of the Yamaha C3 piano is light yet responsive. That's what makes it so unique: being adept at the most intricate and demanding pieces; some may find this feature not to their liking.

Inside the Yamaha C3 piano, the exceptional soundboard is made of Sitka Spruce, which, after harvesting, is meticulously air or kiln dried to produce a precise moisture content. Part of the charm is Yamaha's crown manufacturing, where the soundboard has a distinct raised center. The result is a "bright" timbre, further accentuated by the hammer felt and strings. The "barrel-shaped" treble hammers, for example, produce a top-class tonal quality, which, alongside the bridges, allows a clear sound transmission. 

There's no doubting the warmth of tone and depth of power, but the Yamaha C3 piano also makes a stunning first impression. Encased in polished ebony, the design is absolutely faultless – a masterclass in piano making.

History of Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

Not so long ago, no self-respecting piano players would touch anything manufactured outside Germany's borders. Yet, the Japanese manufacturer Yamaha has developed a formidable reputation over the past century for excellence and quality instruments. 

Beginning in the 1960s, the G3 was first produced and later renamed the C3. They continue to be manufactured today, with the latest models now called the C3X. All these pianos are truly exceptional, and the Yamaha C3 Piano is among the best professional-grade pianos ever to come from Japan.

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