i played a bosendorfer 214 cs yesterday. dang!  what  nice machine!  i felt like i transformed  from "piano player" to "pianist":)
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where did you play it? as part of a performance, or did you sneak in someplace when no one was looking. that would be my  only chance, lol.
i'm accompanying a senior recital for a student of mine at a local university.  i walked in to rehearsal and saw the bosie.  i had never played one before.  i was blown away by how easily it played and how even everything sounded.
i love them!  we had several in college.
wonderful sound, due to the extra keys/strings at the low end of the piano.
that's ok, i hate both of you. just kidding, i on the other hand have never even touched one. that's kind of strange though, been around the world and never even have touched a bosendorfer. this is a situation that i will rectify without delay.
the 214 cs does not have the extra keys like the big daddies.  it was apparently designed to compete with the steinway b and it seems most people like it better. it can be had for less money ($49000ish)  of course all is a matter of personal preference, and subject to technical tlc, but this one blew me away!
only played on a bosendorfer once, and it wasn't the one with extra keys.

played on a recording session recently where the person had rented a bechstein for the session -- the piano had a price tag of $180,000 on it!

i didn't think it was that good.

( i wouldn't have paid a penny more than $179,000 for it ;) )
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