Inspired by the beauty of a full-size
concert grand, Schoenhut Piano Company offers this exquisite miniature replica.
Complete with opening top to release the lovely chime-like tones, this smaller
version is designed for a child with serious musical aspirations.
piano in the series is built from solid maple and ½-inch multi-ply birch,
stained in mahogany or painted in your choice of white or black, with the
interior finished to match the selected exterior. The hinge is designed to raise
and lower gradually, so as not to slam down on little fingers.
Schoenhut's patented Learning System, with
its play-by-color teaching method, makes playing simple and fun. A removable
color strip fits behind the keys to guide small fingers from chord to chord. The
chart will also work on adult keyboards, since keys on Schoenhut® toy pianos are
of corresponding width. This teaches children
"finger stretch" from the very beginning. This Learning System has been
specially designed to build a child's confidence and develop basic playing
Chromatically tuned, the sound is produced
by little hammers striking precision-ground, German steel music rods (versus the
conventional taut wires used in full-sized models).