Bösendorfer (1872)

Viennese piano by Bösendorfer (Vienna 1872), restored in 1993 by Edwin Beunk (Enschede, The Netherlands)

Compass: AAA - a4 (7 octaves)
Pitch: a1 = 438-440Hz

Whilst this piano should probably be called a pianoforte rather than a fortepiano, even at this late date is retains the single-escapement action almost identical to the earlier fortepianos listed on this site. Bösendorfer was one of the last piano building firms to stop using this simpler form of action.

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