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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
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Bechstein Since Carl Bechstein founded the Pianoforte production facility in Berlin in 1853, the name Bechstein has stood for the highest class of upright and grand pianos.
We are excited to debut the latest digital piano in the Celviano line that provides beginners and professionals alike with a redefined grand piano experience," said Stephen Schmidt, Vice President of Casio's Electronic Musical Instrument Division.
Bechstein grand pianos, with a new unique mechanism developed by Casio that delivers authentic grand piano hammer movement.
Jude Law apparently spent Au140,000 buying girlfriend Sienna Miller a grand piano and a ring for Christmas, fuelling rumours the showbiz couple plan to marry in the new year.
Furthermore, Casio's Compact Grand Piano(TM) includes an exquisite sample of meticulously recorded sounds from a 9' concert grand piano.
Also up for grabs is Sir Elton's black Steinway Grand Piano, from around 1972.
The sell-off will also see a grand piano played by The Tube's presenter Jools Holland up for grabs.
Finally, composer Jose Maria Serralde made a dramatic sound track, played by a lone piano player whose reflection is captured in the shiny black lacquer of an adjacent baby grand piano fabricated by Bosendorfer (which sounds like "evil villages" in German).
He provided a Kawai grand piano for all the on-stage competitors and evening concerts.
Listening to yourself sing is like crawling into a grand piano, closing the lid, and then hearing the sounds bounce around inside the box," says Ingo Titze, professor of speech science and voice at the University of Iowa.
After University of Oregon geography professor Everett Smith retired from teaching three years ago, he bought himself a grand piano.
Readers can envision sitting for a spell on the Rangels' English camelback sofa under an Indian mirror framed in shell and ebony; playing Parks's grand piano while gazing at the East River; or soaking in Waters's dolphin-footed cub surrounded by oak, inlaid marble and mirrors with recessed lighting overhead.