Bechstein


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Bechstein

(German ˈbeçʃtaɪn)
n
(Biography) Karl. 1826–1900, German piano maker; founder (1853) of the Bechstein company of piano manufacturers in Berlin
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After visiting the National Gallery, or Hertford House, or hearing Brahms or Beethoven at the Bechstein Hall, she would come back to find a new person awaiting her, in whose soul were imbedded some grains of the invaluable substance which she still called reality, and still believed that she could find.
In one sampling, a local resident dumped guts of fish, which attract the black-headed vulture Coragyps atratus (Bechstein, 1793), bird-eating scavengers, always present on site.
Female wild Bechstein's bats prefer to literally hang out with certain friends while they also keep loose ties to the rest of their colony.
The lone male Bechstein's bat was discovered on the trust's Colby estate, in Pembrokeshire, making it the most westerly sighting of the species on record.
Day roost selection in female Bechstein's bats (Myotis bechsteinii): a field experiment to determine the influence of roost temperature.
The museum's antique Bechstein concert grand was suffering from being frequently moved and over use and so the Friends were delighted at Williams helping them buy the new piano.
A note, signed by Eurythmics songwriter Stewart which accompanied the piano, read: "I have watched the Bechstein piano being played by so many legends from Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Bryan Ferry and of course Annie who played it all the time.
One of his favourite items in the room is the Bechstein upright inherited from his wife's parents, who were professional musicians.
A BECHSTEIN piano used in a London recording studio from the 50s to the 80s by the Rolling Stones, The Who, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, The Kinks and Elton John fetched pounds 5175 at a London rock auction yesterday.
Years later, Janis had the opportunity to play Ravel's piano in its original acoustic environment: a large Bechstein grand in a very small room.
Freddie used a Bechstein concert grand piano, which he played in the promotional video and on the UK tour.
Pretzlaff and team investigated, for the first time in the wild, the thermoregulation strategies used by communally roosting Bechstein's bats during different periods of their reproductive cycle - pre-lactation, lactation, and post-lactation.