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Best Petrof Pianos

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Published: 25 May 2022
Noah Markson

Founded in 1864, Petrof remains the largest producer of acoustic grand and upright pianos in Europe, trading across five continents and exporting to over 65 countries globally. Renowned for their warm, rich, rounded and romantic tone, each Petrof piano is solidly built and noted for their excellent craftsmanship.

Since building his first piano, Antonin Petrof has gone on to produce around 630,000 instruments under the prestigious Petrof brand name. Over time, production has changed and evolved with the times, but the high-quality craftmanship, precision, meticulous selection of materials and the unchanging romantic sound has endured.

Over time, Petrof pianos have caught the eye of many famous artists, including Ray Charles, Paul McCartney, and many more names of note. Throughout time, countless artists, performers and institutions have fallen in love with Petrof, which is why in this article, we will be exploring a handful of our favourite Petrof models available from Markson Pianos.

Petrof P 118 P1 Upright Piano

The first model we will be looking at is one of the most popular choices available, the Petrof P 118 P1 upright piano. Part of the Petrof height series, this model is the ideal choice for smaller interiors and perfectly fits residential and commercial settings. Its sleek, modern design makes it suitable for schools, homes, restaurants and more. Best of all, you can choose from several surface finishes for the piano cabinet so that it can be perfectly customised to suit your space.

As a testament to Petrof’s impeccable craftsmanship, each P 118 P1 is produced and assembled at the coveted Petrof factory in the Czech Republic. It is here that the mechanism of the upright piano is meticulously and repeatedly regulated for standard values to ensure long term regulation stability. The upright action consistently provides players with good feeling whilst playing with the hammers, offering a soft, romantic tone- characteristic for Petrof pianos.

Petrof recommends this model for teaching, practising and as the ideal instrument for accompanying songs and recitals. It is an excellent choice of piano whether you are a beginner or seasoned pianist. If you are interested in learning more about the P 118 P1, why not get in touch with our Markson Pianos team? We are proud to sell this exact model, which can be viewed here on our website, and we are happy to answer any questions you might have!

Petrof P 125 M1 Upright Piano

Moving onto our next favourite model, we have the Petrof P125 M1 upright piano! This model is an incredibly well balanced and focused instrument part of Petrof’s higher series. The P125 M1 is an ideal piano for use in both the home and the classroom, being incredibly modern, minimalistic and elegant; it certainly adds a touch of class to any space. Offering a wide dynamic range and subtlety, if you are looking for a model that is incredibly responsive and satisfying to play, you won’t go wrong with the P 125 M1.

Similar to other Petrof pianos, this model is incredibly smooth to play and again offers the classic Petrof characteristic of a soft, romantic tone. As with many Petrof instruments, this model comes in a wide range of finishes, with the most popular being the classic high gloss black and white. If you are interested in learning more about the P 125 M1, why not get in touch with our Markson Pianos team? We are proud to sell this exact model, which can be viewed here on our website!

Petrof P 131 M1 Upright Piano

We cannot discuss Petrof pianos without mentioning the P 131 M1 model’s rigorous design and open heart. This piano is placed amongst Petrofs concert instruments in the highest series with its colourful, powerful tone. If you are looking for a piano with no limits to its creativity, this is an excellent place to start. It is a model specifically designed for professional pianists with its refined keyboard action and variation in tonal colour. The P 131 M1 features a gorgeous tall cabinet design that allows for an impressive range of tone and resonance.

It is simple, modern, but ultimately brilliant, making it ideal for music schools, larger homes or commercial interiors. Whether you are a lover of pianos or seasoned pianists, this Petrof model is definitely worth considering.

The P 131 M1 is available in a range of finishes ranging from the classic high polished black and white to rich, polished mahogany. If you are interested in learning more about the P 131 M1, why not get in touch with our Markson Pianos team? We are proud to sell this exact model, which can be viewed here on our website, and we are happy to answer any questions you might have!

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An incredible 80% of the production process of Petrof piano lies in the hands of their world-class piano makers, tuners and intoners. Their rich experience, knowledge and dedication to the craft have accumulated over many decades to ensure that each piano they produced is a complete work of art. Petrof pianos have earned global success across the years with their pure, rich sound and high-quality craftsmanship; both Petrofs grand pianos and upright pianos have an unrivalled reputation.

If you are interested in learning more about Petrof pianos, why not take a look at our range of stunning Petrof Upright Pianos available from Markson Pianos? If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today on 020 7935 8682 or email us at info@marksonpianos.com or visit our London based showroom!

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