The largest Boston upright piano at a height of 52″ (132 cm), the UP-132E Performance Edition provides a rich and powerful sound that rivals many grand pianos.
Features and Benefits
Boston uprights offer the same standards of excellence that characterise all instruments designed by Steinway and Sons. A Boston upright will give you the same opportunities to express your musical skill as a grand piano will.
The Boston upright features a duplex scale, adapted from the famous Steinway and Sons design, which adds a harmonic richness that simply can’t be duplicated by other instruments in a similar price range.
In comparison to other pianos, the Boston has lower string tension. This reduced string tension allows for a larger, tapered soundboard, creating longer sustain, and a more singing quality in the tone (as well as longer piano life). A wealth of other engineering enhancements, including optimal placement of ribs, braces, and bridges, also contribute to the Boston’s superior tone and greater stability.
Each Boston piano soundboard is crafted of spruce, long proven to be the most resonant material available. Boston soundboards are solid (not laminated) and precisely tapered, which allows them to vibrate more freely. In conjunction with a number of special technologies — unique patents of Steinway and Sons — the result is a powerful, sustained tone.