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The U4 emphasizes the characteristics of upright pianos offering 21 exciting presets demonstrating the versatility of the instrument. Along with the beautiful timbre of well-built acoustic pianos higher in-harmonicity and increased imperfections can be heard in the presets such as Honky Tonk Vintage Detuned Ruined Bierkeller Tacky Wavy Weathered Club. In contrast to the grand piano the upright piano is vertically strung and has a vertical soundboard and bridges as well. The first variant resembling to an upright piano appeared in 1739 and a more modern variant in 1800. Mass production followed as the instrument improved by the addition of an iron frame and a larger octave range. The compact size and affordable price made it increasingly popular for use in many smaller music halls pubs and private homes. Legendary composers such as Scott Joplin George Gershwin Duke Ellington Thelonious Monk Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard all started their music careers on upright pianos.
- Upright piano add-on: Eagerly awaited by many Pianoteq users Modartt proudly presents the very first upright piano model for Pianoteq — the U4 add-on.
- A wide range of presets: The U4 emphasizes the characteristics of upright pianos offering 21 exciting presets demonstrating the versatility of the instrument. Besides the beautiful timbre of well-built acoustic pianos there is higher inharmonicity and increased imperfections in presets such as Blues Vintage Honky Tonk Detuned Ruined Bierkeller Tacky Wavy Weathered Club…
- The upright piano history: In contrast to the grand piano the upright piano is vertically strung and with soundboard and bridges vertical as well. The first instrument resembling to an upright piano appeared in 1739 and a more modern variant in 1800. Mass production followed as the instrument improved by the addition of an iron frame and a larger octave range. The compact size and affordable price made it increasingly popular for use in many smaller music halls pubs and private homes. Legendary composers such as Scott Joplin George Gershwin Duke Ellington Thelonius Monk Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard all started their music careers on upright pianos.
- Available for version 4.5 of Pianoteq.
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Making your online shopping a little easier. We offer an easy “Order Online, Deliver to your Doorstep”.
This service is currently available for these towns within California: San Rafael, San Anselmo, Fairfax, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Corte Madera, Novato, Sausalito, Belvedere/Tiburon, Ross, Kentfield, and Mill Valley. Shipping rates are shown at checkout. Got questions?... Contact us!
*Get same day delivery for instock orders received and processed by 2pm, otherwise will deliver the following business day. Delivery fee is based on weight, delivery location and courier fees. Any amounts over $35 - You will be notified to approve before delivery. This is a convenience option only. Deliveries are by a 3rd party delivery service and will deliver to doorstep only. By accepting this delivery process you hereby indemnify Bananas At Large Inc of all responsibility as Bananas At Large is not the delivery agent and assumes no liability on lost or stolen products.
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- Large items, overweight items may incur additional charges.
- Certain delivery zones and homes with access issues may incur additional charges or may not qualify for delivery.
- If the last inventory unit is located at our Santa Rosa store location, there may be a delivery delay that may take an additional business day to have it transferred down to our San Rafael location.
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Bananas does not warranty tubes in transit. We offer tube removal and individual bubble wrap service for $45 per customer request (for standard amps, more complex amps that take more time may be a higher fee). Customers buying any tube product and having it shipped should understand and realize that Bananas cannot be responsible for damaged tubes from transit. This applies to all new and used products. Certain manufactures offer a tube warranty on their new products as a courtesy, and that is available thru the manufacturer warranty process for all new products where it applies.
Any new item (other than as noted in our full Return Policy) purchased from Bananas at Large may be returned within 14 days of the invoice date, for a full refund, exchange or credit. All Pre-Owned Products may be returned in 48 hours. All Clearance, “additional mark down”, additionally discounted, “blow out”, “door buster” or otherwise identified as on sale are all sales final.
For online orders, the above return policy begins on the day the items were delivered. We must receive an active tracking number within the specified time.
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How does it work?
- Warranty coverage will replace or repair your product if your equipment or instruments breaks.
- To purchase, select the term-length and review the summary of coverage.
- After purchase, you’ll receive your contract via email.
- To file a claim, visit hiclyde.com and submit the contract ID found in your email.
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