Prototype for new 88 key digital keyboard!

An American company is developing the first narrow key (5.5 inch octave) 88 key digital keyboard. You can see a prototype played here by Linda  Gould: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ja8as9HpPA To express interest…

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New option from Steinway USA!

Steinway & Sons USA will provide a narrower keyboard in new Steinway grands, or as a retrofit into an existing Steinway piano, on request.  Please contact Hannah Reimann for further…

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The first International Stretto Piano Festival!

The first International Stretto Piano Festival will kick off on 15 May and run to 23 May, 2021. All pianists will be performing on pianos with keys narrower than today's…

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Digital controller in any key size coming!

A digital controller, using the latest cutting-edge technology from Europe, will soon be available from Kaduk Musical Technology!  The features of this instrument will be unlike those of any digital…

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Hailun pianos now available with DS5.5 and DS6.0 keyboards!

Hailun HU1P upright pianos are now available for the special introductory price of US$11,000 anywhere in the world, freight included. Read about the new partnership between Hailun Pianos and the…

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Invisible Women

The international bestseller: ‘Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men’ by Caroline Criado Perez includes two pages about piano keyboards, quoting our work!“…we continue to design equipment…

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DS Standard Foundation

The DS Standard Foundation is now up and running! The Foundation promotes the availability of alternatively sized keyboards according to DS standards. Please visit the website to find out how…

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International Women’s Day 2019

Professor Jessica Johnson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison gave a recital on a piano with DS5.5 keyboard to mark International Women's Day in 2019. For further information: https://welltempered.wordpress.com/2019/03/06/classical-music-uw-madison-pianist-jessica-johnson-celebrates-international-womens-day-this-friday-night-with-a-free-recital-of-all-female-composers-and-a-smaller-keyboard/

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