The Chris Maene Straight Strung Grand Piano : merging Tradition & Innovation

Whether you are a world-famous musician or a piano-passionate but demanding individual, the synergy between music, artist and instrument remains essential to your high quality music makingIn order to excel, your piano must offer an unlimited range of expressiveness. The instrument must be a source to your inspiration.

Driven by intense research and the ultimate wish to build an innovative and artistic alternative to the contemporary grand piano, Chris Maene has launched a bold new generation of instruments.

Combining in-depth knowledge of more than 300 years of piano manufacturing consisting of proven historical values, with the latest, state-of-the-art techniques, the Chris Maene straight-strung grand pianos represent an unprecedented and unique philosophy in contemporary piano-making.

For the first time in decades and based on a completely new straight-strung design, handcrafted to perfection, musicians and audiences can discover a genuinely new sound world from the grand piano.

 
 
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The making of...

Discover the manufacturing of the Chris Maene Straight Strung Concert Grand.

Technical Data

 

  • Model: CM // 284 (Concert Grand)
  • Dimensions: L 284 cm / W 157 cm
  • Compass: 90 keys, GGG – c’’’’
  • Keyboard: Kluge, Remscheid, Germany (built according to Chris Maene specifications)
  • Black keys: ebony wood
  • White keys: non-slippery and non-reflecting composite material
  • Bass strings: Bespoke brass wound bass strings, hand made and custom calculated (proprietary software by Quality Strings, www.qualitystrings.com)
  • Action: Renner action and hammers / Built according to Chris Maene specifications
  • Soundboard: Patent Chris Maene / Red spruce from the Alps / Hand polished



Discover the sound...

Discover the sound of the Chris Maene Straight Strung Concert Grand Piano

On My New Piano - Daniel Barenboim on straight-strung grand

Maestro Daniel Barenboim travels around the world with his piano. The Barenboim-Maene straightstrung concert grand can be heard on his solo recording “On My New Piano”, which is released on November 4 by Deutsche Grammophon via Universal Music Canada.

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