concert grand


Definition of concert grand

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

Examples of concert grand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bar, which opened last year, is a veritable dreamscape, graced by floor-to-ceiling murals featuring gargantuan breadfruit trees and tropical birds the size of concert grand pianos. John Wray, Travel + Leisure, 8 Mar. 2021 Steinway has long held a contract to provide and maintain concert grand pianos for Carnegie Hall. Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, 12 Nov. 2020 Dinur led the piano concerto that opened the program seated at a concert grand (lid removed) with his back to the audience, as is typical when someone is conducting from a keyboard instrument. Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 23 Nov. 2019 Bach, Bones and Blues — East High is celebrating its acquisition of a concert grand piano. Anchorage Daily News, 14 Nov. 2019 You may be tempted to do the same: The villa has a Steinway concert grand. Wendy Perrin, Town & Country, 17 Oct. 2019 That’s more than twice the width of a concert grand piano, and wider than the Statue of Liberty’s face. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 18 June 2019 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,, 29 Apr. 2018 Today, Shadd upright pianos start at $22,000, its concert grands at $185,000. Marcia Davis, The Seattle Times, 9 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of concert grand

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Concert grand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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