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by Alvin
22 Sep 2005, 08:03
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Moutrie Pianos
Replies: 26
Views: 21648

Forum Admin: 1st warning Every once is entitled to their opinion and as this is an open forum you will get visitors who do not agree with your views. However, we require that all who reply to views not agreeing with theirs do so in a civilised manor your post has been edited "As an aside, I fail to...
by Alvin
09 Jul 2005, 23:04
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: buying a grand
Replies: 8
Views: 4613

Dear Barrie, Thank you very much for your reply. Enjoyed constructive posts such as that. :D I have a 5' 1" Moutrie that I just bought with serial number 2003122. Although I have a lot of faith in this piano, I don't know how to tell how long it would last. I just don't have enough money for a Stein...
by Alvin
09 Jul 2005, 21:46
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: How hard can I play my piano?
Replies: 3
Views: 3835

At first I too, thought it was a silly question! I play immortals such as Islamey by Mili Balakirev (Russian, Classical Fantasie) and Sweet Georgia Brown by Harry Connick Jr (American, Pure American Jazz) and have always wondered if my pianos could take the abuse. I had a Cramer piano before, and no...
by Alvin
09 Jul 2005, 21:37
Forum: Piano Advice
Topic: buying a grand
Replies: 8
Views: 4613

Would be nice to hear about brands other than Kawai and Yamaha - my most detested makes. How about Bluthner, Petrof, Boesendorfer??
by Alvin
08 Jul 2005, 18:59
Forum: Piano History
Topic: Moutrie Pianos
Replies: 26
Views: 21648

Re: Moutrie Pianos

I have a Moutrie piano with serial number 2003122 which I believe was made in 2004. Brand new assembled in Nanjing Piano Factory. German strings, german pinblock, British felt. I have no other information on it other than it must have stemmed from Collard & Collard. I have been owning English pianos...