What kind of piano is story and Clark?
2011 Story& Clark Upright piano with a matching bench Story& Clark’s best-selling upright piano. Year after year, the Deluxe offers timeless more design that is well-suited to any décor.
What was the partnership between story and Clark?
Story combined quality craftsmanship, tone and affordability of his work with Clark’s technological advances to create the best piano of their time. Their partnership did well enough that they were able to open up new manufacturing companies in England and Germany.
Who are the owners of story and Clark?
The history of the Story and Clark can be traced from 1857 when Hampton L. Story built his first piano. He began as a salesman but was able to buy it from the owner and had several piano companies from 1859 to 1883. The company and partnership with Melvin Clark in 1884 in Chicago, Illinois together with Hampton L. Story and his son Edward H. Story.
Are there any Clark Pianos still being sold?
The company has been sold and split up many times but the pianos are still being sold under the same name. Following Clark’s technological advances, the player units, manufactured by QRS Music Technologies, can be fully expanded as a current electronic keyboard or MIDI controller.
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Can a Clark piano be used as a MIDI controller?
Following Clark’s technological advances, the player units, manufactured by QRS Music Technologies, can be fully expanded as a current electronic keyboard or MIDI controller. Each unit is can be ordered with a MIDI strip, that fits underneath the piano’s keyboard, and installed with MIDI and USB out ports docked within the piano.
When did Melvin Clark leave story and Clark?
Melvin Clark left their partnership in 1901 and opened his own piano company which later became famous for player pianos. The company has been sold and split up many times but the pianos are still being sold under the same name.
Who is the founder of story and Clark?
In keeping with the tradition, established by Hampton Story and Melville Clark, of integrating the latest technology into pianos, all Story & Clark pianos now come equipped with QRS’s latest connected systems.