JOSEFS PIANOS
5 - 7 Bridge St
Rothwell
Northamptonshire
NN14 6EW

United Kingdom


Tel: 01536 710529


Shop Opening Hours


10:00am to 5:00pm

Monday to Saturday

Evenings by appointment


Free parking nearby


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One of the largest showrooms of new and used piano’s in the Midlands. We are a family business established for over 30 years. We sell both new and used pianos and believe it is important to offer a wide range of makes to choose from. By getting to know the best pianos to stock and preparing them to a high standard, we have built up a great deal of knowledge and expertise over the years. We always offer a warm and friendly welcome, Jon & Chris.

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Josef’s Pianos

5 - 7 Bridge Street

Rothwell

Northamptonshire

NN14 6EW

United Kingdom


Tel: 01536 710529


Shop Opening Hours:

10am - 5.00pm

Monday to Saturday

Evenings by appointment

Find us on

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 Piano review:- Yamaha

Mary Joao Pires

Elton John Special -  in red!

Now such a well known brand worldwide, deservedly so based on their consistency and durability. There are several model series which cover a range of price and quality levels. They all provide a fine bright tone with great clarity and definition.

Not many people know that the Yamaha corporation began with the manufacture of pianos over a hundred years ago, well before motor bikes and all the other products. This has given their pianos a rich heritage as well as a long period of technical development for which they are renowned.

Yamaha have been prominent in the development of Silent mode pianos as well as Disklavier player piano technology. These options are available on many of the uprights and grands.

Differences can be subtle between the Yamaha ranges and it important to compare them first hand to make the right choice. The voicing preparation we do can be especially useful to tailor the brighter tone to your own preference.

There are now five main upright series offering a whole range of sizes and cabinet colours. Popular examples are shown below.

The B series are made in Indonesia. They offer a reasonable quality piano for a moderate price.


Yamaha B1

Yamaha B2

The P series are made in the Kemble factory in Milton Keynes and are the first range to use the full quality Yamaha action and solid spruce soundboards.

Yamaha 114M

Yamaha P116

Yamaha P121

The U series has enhanced tonal quality and is made either at the Kemble factory or in Japan according to model. The new YUS series is a further step up toward the highest SU handcrafted uprights.

Yamaha U3

Yamaha YUS1

Grand pianos start with the GB1 4'11" model. This is Indonesian made but offers a quality piano for a reasonable price. The next model GC1 also offers good value for a larger 5`3” and is based on the C1 concert piano frame.

The full concert series grands are the C range going from the 5'3" C1M up to the 7'6" C7M. This range offers the full quality of tone. There are also higher level S series grands and a 9` CFIIIS concert grand.


Yamaha GB1

Yamaha GC2

Yamaha C2M

Please ring for details of other models you may be interested in