According to Yamaha, the grand piano offers a unique rich resonance, a wide strong sound, diverse tones and is responsive to the touch.
This helps pianists to effectively convey the right depth of expression that composers have incorporated into their work.
The tone is more substantial, steadied in sustaining, subtle expression is portrayed more easily, note repetitions are able to be clearer and more defined and transition from pianissimo and fortissimo given more versatility and resonance.
Pupils usually perform their music exams on grand pianos because of all the features of this prized musical instrument.
Orchestras position for the grand piano is prominent to the fore.
Those who own a grand piano in a home treasure and prize it highly.
The strings of a grand piano unlike an upright piano, are strung horizontally, not uprightly, and this allows greater expression.
Baby grand pianos are smaller and often purchased for their smaller size in a home.