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Elegance 124

a top-class German piano

The C. Bechstein Elegance 124 upright is a top-class German piano with a magic sound, a fantastic action and a pleasing design.

The C. Bechstein Elegance 124 upright is a feast for eye and ear, a piano that meets the most stringent requirements. Its discreetly elegant case design boasts flowing lines and sophisticated details. One of the best-sold C. Bechstein uprights, this German piano stands out not only for its precise action that delivers a comfortable touch, but also for its richly nuanced voice. Inside this instrument that makes a harmonious synthesis of elegance and durability is the award-winning Model 11 acoustic assembly, the epitome of outstanding German piano-making for several decades. Highly qualified specialists build the instruments of the C. Bechstein Masterpiece class one by one at the German production site. As the Elegance 124 upright integrates many parts also found in the C. Bechstein grands, this German piano with a timeless design is clearly a valuable investment.

Tailored to your requirements

You can tailor the look of your C. Bechstein Elegance 124 upright precisely to your requirements. Among the many options available for the case, you can choose from noble veneers such as mahogany, cherry, vavona or burl wood. Everything’s possible, just ask your C. Bechstein dealer! Moreover, this model is equipped with an action that delivers an elegant touch, and a wonderful acoustic assembly that provides plenty of room for the sound to unfold. No doubt: this stunning German piano of gorgeous dimensions will become the focal point in your home.

Elegance 124 Dimensions
  • 124 / 48.8”

    Width in cm

  • 151 / 59.4”

    Length in cm

  • 260 kg / 573 lbs

    Weight in kg

SPECIFICATIONS

C. Bechstein Concert grand piano

Work hours
8 months, 180 hours
Overall character
Instruments with perfect voice and touch that offer maximum sound volume and freedom of interpretation
Soundboard (wood)
Soundboard made of mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations of 1,000 meters and higher in Val di Fiemme, Dolomites (similar to the tonewood used by Antonio Stradivari).
Soundboard (design)
Sound bodies made of finest spruce, mahogany, pine and sycamore maple.
Acoustic assembly (materials)
Finest spruce, mahogany, pine and sycamore maple.
Cast-iron frame
The special composition of the cast iron, its materials and the particular form of the frame itself dampen its own vibrations and boost the string energy, thereby warranting the the transmission of sound at high speed.
Agraffes / Capo bar
Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the strings for all 88 tones. This solution in use for 163 years contributes to the exceptional richness of the C. Bechstein pianos.
C. Bechstein Bridge Calibration System (BCS)
The bridges are made of high-quality vertically aligned sycamore maple layers using state-of-the-art CNC technology. Precision down to a hundredth of a millimeter guarantees perfect transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard.
Wood joints
Reinforced wood-dovetail joints between rim-posts and the inner rim.
Pinblock (material)
Several layers of carefully selected solid wood (5-millimeter maple layers in the Concert 8 upright).
Keyboard
Durable, resilient keyboard with a lever ratio that is ideal for concert performances.
Action assembly
Precise and highly complex professional action made up of 2,000 parts specifically calibrated to concert standards. Designed in accordance to C. Bechstein’s Keyboard and Action Engineering and Concert-stage, Geometry standards for performers.
Action assembly (hammerheads)
The hammerheads made by C. Bechstein Germany deliver the best dynamics and finest nuances for concert standards.
Action assembly (design) C. Bechstein – Friction Control System (FCS)
Optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.
C. Bechstein Dynamic Touch Balancing (DTB)
Ultra-precise touch-weight distribution of the masses and spring force for each individual tone.
C. Bechstein individual voicing
Optimal individual voicing by Concert Master Piano Makers gives the musician additional aspects of quality.
Case / Finish
Cabinets manufactured at the C. Bechstein production sites from some twenty top-quality parts.