5'5" - A Mid-sized Grand Built to Inspire You
Baldwin's new Professional Series has a superb sounding grand piano to suit every budget and every room. The BP165 is a small to mid-sized grand styled to fit where a larger grand might overwhelm the space, while being equipped to deliver world-class tone in the process. At 5'5" in length, the BP165 is easily at home in a room where a full-sized grand just won't work, but its more compact dimensions never equate to a diminutive sound. This grand easily delivers the sweet, singing tone you'd expect from a much larger instrument, while retaining the full visual impact of having a legendary Baldwin grand piano in your living space.
Classic design, handcrafted features to last you a lifetime
Any time you buy a Baldwin grand piano you expect a beautiful and classic cabinet design along with warm tone and exceptionally responsive action. These features are in abundance in the new BP165. To ensure integrity, each part of this grand is carefully chosen for its uniformity and performance. The soundboard and rib material are made from solid Alaskan Sitka spruce, while the bridge is made from hard maple and precision notched by hand. Each key is crafted of solid Alaskan Sitka spruce with ebony wood sharp keys, and individually weighted for the most responsive action possible. Abel German hammers sound high-quality Roslau strings, and a 17-ply hard maple pin block offers a lifetime of precision performance. The three traditional pedals—soft, sustain and sostenuto—are constructed of solid brass, and the fallboard utilizes a slow-close mechanism for a smooth, sure motion when in use. This makes it easier and safer for younger players.
The best fit and finish for you
A grand piano naturally becomes the focal point of any room, and if your space is limited, you'll want to fill it with the finest piano built. The Baldwin BP165 is the best in its class.
Baldwin grand pianos feature a two-piece, continuously bent rim design, constructed of the finest hard maple. This enhances both the structural attributes of the piano and its sound characteristics, helping to produce full, rich tone.
Baldwin plates are made using a sand cast process which results in high-strength, stress-free castings. This sand cast process, combined with the use of premium iron ore, produces a plate that does not contribute unwanted resonance, thereby helping to create the classic "Baldwin Sound."
To ensure a soundboard of consistently superior quality, Baldwin selects only the finest solid Alaskan Sitka spruce available. A time-tested, traditional design contributes to the responsive character of the soundboard, providing outstanding tonal quality.
Baldwin's BP165 bridge is constructed of hand-notched hard maple. This design contributes to the sustaining tonal quality of the Baldwin piano. Ribs, crafted of premium solid Alaskan Sitka spruce, are hand selected and matched to each soundboard for maximum stability.
Baldwin strings, made by Roslau, provide consistently rich and detailed fundamental tones and harmonic overtones.
The BP165 pinblock consists of 17 plies of hard maple, one of the most durable hardwoods. By alternating the grain direction of each ply, tuning pins are snugly held. The plies are joined with a waterproof adhesive, so the integrity of the Baldwin pinblock is not adversely affected by humidity.
Consisting of more than 7,500 parts, the Grand action features the exceptionally responsive touch that professional players prefer. Baldwin only uses premium hammers to ensure world-class, note-to-note consistency and excellent tonal range.
Baldwin keybeds are constructed of cross-grained hardwoods. This design ensures long-term dimensional stability. Baldwin keys feature all-hardwood reinforcement parts. Sharp keys have a refined radius for superb feel.
Polished Ebony (HPE) (pictured)
Polished Ebony w/Silver Hardware (HPE/S)
Polished Mahogany (HPM)
Polished Walnut (HPW)
Polished White (HPWH)
Hammers: Abel of Germany
Strings: High-grade Music Wire from Roslau
Speaking Length: 48"
Soundboard: Solid Alaskan Sitka Spruce
Soundboard Area: Sq. In. 1,900
Bridges: Hard Maple - Precision Notched by Hand
Ribs: 11, Solid Alaskan Sitka Spruce
Action Material: Maple and Hornbeam
Keys: Solid Alaskan Sitka Spruce & Ebony Sharp Keys
Keybed: Multi-laminated Birch and Spruce
Pedals: 3 Solid Brass
Fallboard: Slow-Close (imported hydraulic)
Rim: Hard Maple
Plate: Cast Iron Sand Cast (Duplex Scale)
Pin Block: 17-ply Laminated Hard Maple
Tuning Pins: Nickel-Plated Steel, cut thread
Warranty: 10 years, parts and labor
Dimensions: 40" height x 59" width x 5'5" length
All specifications subject to change without notice.
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