The piano is handcrafted still, just as when Stravinsky had to wait half a year before, in 1918, he received the piano he had ordered from the Blüthner Leipzig factory. The recipe is still the same: special wood from the high Alps area, seasoned 12 years; more than 6000 parts and components assembled in each instrument. But most important, the special resonance system patented back in 1878 by Julius Blüthner, the founder, that continues to make this piano so special.
|This celebrated pianist (Wilhelm Kempff) was a great admirer of Blüthner. When he received his instrument he wrote, "Blüthner is a well-respected name in the world. The sound of my Blüthner is of unrivalled beauty; the action works precisely. For the pianist it is the essence of perfection".
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