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  • $45 Million for a Viola – Are Music Lovers Listening?

    Ivan Andrews / 24 days ago
    $45 Million for a Viola – Are Music Lovers Listening?

    Violas which bear a stark similarity to violins have been gaining popularity with musicians. These are generally larger than violins and have lower pitch. Nothing amusing, one would point out, till you read this. One of these violas is set to sell for around $45 million in an upcoming sale in June. Sotheby’s which would [...]

  • Sotheby’s expects record price for rare Stradivari viola

    Alberto / 28 days ago
    Sotheby’s expects record price for rare Stradivari viola

    Reputed auction house Sotheby’s expects to fetch a record-breaking price in lieu of a closed sale that commenced on the last week of March 2014 in New York City. The coveted item in question is the world’s greatest viola “Macdonald” that was handcrafted by iconic Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari way back in the year 1719. [...]

  • Dylan guitar sale rocks Christie’s auction

    Ivan Andrews / 92 days ago
    Dylan guitar sale rocks Christie’s auction

    Fender Stratocaster which was used by Bob Dylan as he went electric at 1965 Newport Folk Festival was reportedly sold for over $1 million recently. This is the highest amount which any guitar could grab at an auction in recent history. However, the identity of the buyer who was not present at the auction was [...]

  • Violin Which Was Played as Titanic Sank Fetches $1,617,300 at Auction

    Ivan Andrews / 111 days ago
    Violin Which Was Played as Titanic Sank Fetches $1,617,300 at Auction

    After a century of the Titanic meeting its watery grave, the gigantic ship is still in news. The major credit for keeping the same in limelight goes to Hollywood which made movies depicting the tragedy from close quarters. At various auctions held so far, any memorabilia associated with Titanic has attracted huge attention. The latest [...]

  • Steinway & Sons: $1 Million Jeweled Piano

    Andrea Divirgilio / 227 days ago
    Steinway & Sons: $1 Million Jeweled Piano

    Leading Piano restoration firm Piano Solutions XXI recently launched their newest unique luxurious range of customized pianos. The exotic item in question is a million dollar Feberge inspired stunning showpiece, christened “The New York Serenade”. The innovative design for the piano sports the antique look and style of the early 20th century. The American made “Steinway [...]

  • Most Expensive Guitars

    Ray Arnab / 232 days ago
    Most Expensive Guitars

    The guitar is possibly the most played and most recognized as well as the most popular musical instrument across the globe. This string instrument is generally constructed from wood and strung with nylon or steel strings. This immensely popular music instrument has attained its modern day six string avatar through a series of development via [...]

  • Most Expensive Pianos in the World

    Ray Arnab / 237 days ago
    Most Expensive Pianos in the World

    The word Piano has its roots in the Italian word Pianoforte, which is again a shortened form of gravicembalo col piano e forte. The word roughly translated means “soft” and “strong” that in turn refers to the sound volume and variations produced by the instrument when played. The piano is played by means of a [...]

  • Piano Maker Steinway Sells for $512 Million

    Alberto / 246 days ago
    Piano Maker Steinway Sells for $512 Million

    Steinway Musical Instruments Inc., best known for its grand exquisitely carved  and pricey pianos. Steinway will now be taken over by a renowned financial services firm, Paulson & Co. News reports indicate that a deal valued at a whopping $512 million was signed after the hedge fund firm made sweeter music by raising its offer [...]

  • Biggest DJ’s in New Age Music

    Andrea Divirgilio / 326 days ago
    Biggest DJ’s in New Age Music

    New Age Music New Age music is a term used to encompass various forms of downbeat music meant to rejuvenate the mood of the listener. It is used by people while practicing yoga, meditation and also while reading to manage stress or to create a peaceful ambience around them. New Age music includes both electronic [...]

  • Steinway & Sons Louis XV style mahogany grand piano to sell for $200,000 at auction

    Andrea Divirgilio / 379 days ago
    Steinway & Sons Louis XV style mahogany grand piano to sell for $200,000 at auction

    Other
    than just art pieces, musical instruments have been equally cherished
    amongst collectors for their intrinsic, and monetary value. We saw
    with the Lady Gaga’s one -off Steinway piano auction, which became a
    hot collectible, simply because Lady Gaga h

  • Rare Ruhlman piano that sailed aboard the legendary 1930s ocean liner SS Normandie goes for sale

    Andrea Divirgilio / 430 days ago
    Rare Ruhlman piano that sailed aboard the legendary 1930s ocean liner SS Normandie goes for sale

    Meticulously crafted from Macassar ebony and painted oak with an American walnut veneer, a rare and grand Ruhlman piano which impressively boasts piano keys and ivory marquetry, with a beautiful patinated bronze lyre-shaped pedal suspension and sabots, is

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