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Kawai GL-10 grand piano


1 in stock More expected 15th March 2022
  • The smallest and most compact grand piano in the Kawai range
  • 5'1 (153cm) long with 88 keys & 3 pedals including sostenuto
  • Fitted with Kawai's ABS-Carbon Millennium III action for superb control
  • Solid, tapered spruce soundboard and top quality components throughout
  • Elegant cabinet design with brass fittings and soft-close fallboard
  • 2 position lid-prop, adjustable music desk for angle and reach

Introducing the Kawai GL-10 Baby Grand Piano

The Kawai GL-10 is the smallest model in Kawai's grand piano lineup, delivering superb value for money while benefiting from the same high build and component quality Kawai pianos are known for.

While only 5'1 in length, the piano benefits from a solid spruce soundboard, making it class leading at its price point. The GL10 is also fitted with the Millennium III ABS-carbon action making the piano incredibly responsive with superb balance and control.

Also available with Silent Technology - allowing you to play silently, using headphones, any time of day or night.

Dominic Barnett – Chamberlain Pianos

Millennium III Action

The ground-breaking Millennium III Action utilises components made of ABS-Carbon—a composite material infused with carbon fibre. ABS-Carbon is incredibly strong and rigid, meaning that GL Series action parts can be made lighter without sacrificing strength. The result is a stronger, faster action that offers more power, better control and greater stability than conventional all-wood actions.

Tapered, solid spruce soundboard

The purpose of the soundboard is to transform the vibrations of the piano’s strings into a rich, resounding tone. Kawai uses only straight-grained, quarter-sawn solid spruce for GL Series soundboards. Each one is strategically tapered to provide the optimum degree of resonant movement in each region. Only soundboards that meet or exceed our demanding resonance standards are selected for use in the GL Series grand pianos.

Soft-closing fallboard

While the entry-level model in the grand piano range, the Kawai GL-10 also benefits from a soft-closing lid or fallboard. A luxurious feature previously only high end instruments and means no more trapped fingers!

Stretcher Overlap Integrated Design (SOLID)

SOLID construction creates an exceptionally rigid foundation to support string tension. First, the pinblock is fitted to the plate. Then, the pinblock and over-lapping stretcher bar are integrated into a single structure and solidly anchored to the rim. The extraordinary thickness of the stretcher bar highlights the structural integrity of this framework designed to ensure stable tuning and powerful tone.

Quality control and bespoke setup

With fantastic build and component quality, the Kawai GL10 is beautifully set up by Kawai's technicians prior to delivery and ready for a lifetime of service.

More useful information

GL Series Brochure How to care for your Kawai Piano
ActionActionMillennium III
Key SurfaceAcryl/Phenol
Hammer CoreMahogany
Hammer Feltwith underfelt
ConstructionSound Board MaterialSpruce tapered
Sound Board Sizen.a.
Duplex ScaleNo
Agraffes1st - 46th key
Softfall Key LidYes
Lid Props2
Music Rack AdjustableYes
Music Rack HardfinishNo
DimensionsLength153 cm (5'1")
Width150 cm (5'0")
Height102 cm (37")
Weight282 kg

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