concert grand


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web On Friday at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Hell’s Kitchen, Voyager improvised on a concert grand Yamaha Disklavier, sharing the stage with Nicole Mitchell and members of Signal. New York Times, 22 Aug. 2022 Matt Savage, himself autistic, played a wonderful jazz set on a stunning Steinway model D concert grand piano. Eric Fuller, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 The clubhouse features a concert grand piano, two baby grand pianos, and an upright performance piano. Lennie Omalza, The Courier-Journal, 17 Dec. 2021 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of concert grand was in 1859

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“Concert grand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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