Wm. Knabe & Co. was the official piano for the Metropolitan Opera
William Knabe & Company was one of the finest piano builders in American history. Knabe was the official piano of the Metropolitan Opera and was knowns for its sweet yet robust tone quality which was ideal for vocal accompaniment.
This lovely Knabe square grand was built in 1888 which makes it a late and more evolved instrument which features a full 88-note keyboard. This piano is made of beautifully carved Brazilian Rosewood and is of the Rococo Victorian style with lovely Cabriole legs, carved moldings and fret-work music rack.
This piano will be restored to like-new condition, inside and out, with a historical perspective in mind. If desired, this piano can be equipped with the Pianomation player system, and can play by itself by streaming music live from any smart device. Thousands of song titles are available.