Piano Bench Buying - Three Purchasing Tips

by Emily Kleiberg - Date: 2010-10-20 - Word Count: 252 Share This!

Before purchasing a piano bench it's in your best interests to consider the model and style and how it will fit your purposes. Depending on your needs and requirements, you may need to buy a bench designed specifically for your usage. The final decision regarding a piano bench purchase could be determined by the price and budget of how much you are able or willing to spend for a new bench.

A piano bench is a standard required accessory for all pianists and preferred by other instrumentalist including guitarists, harpists and other orchestral instruments. Styles include the traditional/common style, adjustable height, double seating and the leather padded models. Most deluxe models include a music storage area beneath the seat that is ideal for musical books and manuscripts.

The traditional piano bench has been standard equipment for the majority of acoustic piano produced and sold in the past. It has an ample storage compartment and is available with a padded top or in a wood finish. The adjustable models are fully height variable and ideal for the budding talent or advanced performers who require the proper alignment and positioning to the piano keyboard.

Pianists who require dual seating at one piano prefer and use the double bench. The most sought after models having two individually adjustable seats with a handle/ lever for each player to adjust to his/her specific height. Leather padding is available in several different models/styles, having a soft subtle feel and long life it is preferred by many professional musicians when they purchase.

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