concert grand

noun

Definition of concert grand 

: a grand piano of the largest size adapted in volume, timbre, and brilliance of tone to concert use

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Unfortunately the piano tended to overbalance the rest of the ensemble, a problem that might have been avoided had there been a lid on the Steinway concert grand. John Von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, "Bella Voce looks back on its storied past, Bach Week projects spirit of its namesake forward," 29 Apr. 2018 Today, Shadd upright pianos start at $22,000, its concert grands at $185,000. Marcia Davis, The Seattle Times, "The nation’s only African American piano maker counts fans," 9 Dec. 2017 The market for a Steinway concert grand piano is obviously small (Jones is asking $100,000 for his), but who doesn't have $60 for an antique bocce ball? Will Higgins, Indianapolis Star, "From Scott Jones' house to your house: 8 items of possible interest," 11 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of concert grand

1859, in the meaning defined above

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