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Yamaha upright pianos: Exceptional sound and versatility

Yamaha upright pianos: Exceptional sound and versatility

For more than 120 years, Yamaha has proven its commitment time and again to producing high-quality and beautifully-crafted upright pianos. In this article, we’ll explore the exceptional craftsmanship, superior sound quality, and diverse range of models that make...

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Benefits of long-term piano rental for beginners

Benefits of long-term piano rental for beginners

Studies have shown time spent at the keyboard improves mental health, allowing players to experience less anxiety, loneliness, and depression. Piano playing is known to be a great source of stress relief, improving brain function and helping with countless lifelong...

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Yamaha grand pianos: A showcase of musical excellence

Yamaha grand pianos: A showcase of musical excellence

  Yamaha is the world’s largest piano manufacturer, producing upwards of 100,000 units each year. And yet it has never faltered in its mission to deliver superior artistry and stunning sound across a diverse range of models. This renowned piano maker has...

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Back to School Piano Hire for Long Term

Back to School Piano Hire for Long Term

As the back-to-school season approaches, now is the time to start considering the ways that you can encourage your child to delve into the world of musical education. Whether your child has already begun their musical journey or has recently expressed an interest in...

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Renting a digital piano

Renting a digital piano

We recommend considering a digital piano rental for those just starting out, whether you are a music student or a parent keen to introduce your child to a new instrument. Not only is digital piano hire more affordable, but it also provides an opportunity to discover...

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Which upright piano should I buy?

Which upright piano should I buy?

New and used upright pianos are among our most popular, but whether you’re a beginner or a professional player, the process of choosing which one to buy can be tricky. In this article, we introduce different types of upright pianos, and the brands you should consider...

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Hiring a Grand Piano

Hiring a Grand Piano

Are you considering grand piano hire but are unsure where to start? Let us help. Markson Pianos is proud to be one of London's leading piano hire companies, providing customers with short and long term piano rental options. Grand pianos and baby grand pianos are among...

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How much do used pianos sell for?

How much do used pianos sell for?

There is a misconception that a used piano loses all of its value over time. However, the huge market for secondhand pianos, whether that’s parents hoping to encourage their child to try a new hobby without breaking the bank or pianists seeking a low-cost way to...

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A guide to hiring a piano for your event in 2022

A guide to hiring a piano for your event in 2022

At Markson Pianos, we are often asked if we provide a piano event hire service and the answer is: ‘Yes!’ We have noticed a growing demand for grand, baby grand and upright pianos required on a short-term basis for use at a range of events – something we’re happy to...

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Best Steingraeber pianos

Best Steingraeber pianos

Since 1852, Steingraeber has produced pianos in very limited numbers from their factory in Bayreuth, Germany and as such, are seen as the piano world's best-kept secret. The exclusivity of Steingraeber has caught the eye of many artists and musicians throughout the...

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