Business & Finance: Piano Glissando

Throughout the U. S. last week, many a musical citizen trilled on the keyboards of a Chickering, of a Knabe, of a Mason & Hamlin piano, all products of American Piano Co. factories. The Knabe is the official piano of the Metropolitan Opera Company; Jeritza, Ponselle, Titta Ruffo use it. Moiseiwitsch, Bauer, Ravel endorse Mason & Hamlin. The Chickering advertises itself as "essentially a piano for the home," is the oldest in the U. S.. was the favorite of Franz Liszt.* And almost all great pianists have made music rolls for the Ampico reproducing grands, which are also an American Piano...

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