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    Thread: Audi Design Grand Piano: Tradition and Innovation

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      07-08-2009 12:51 AM #1

      A concert grand piano is impressively large, usually black and has three legs to support the body with its typically curved sides. For more than 100 years, the complex internal mechanisms of these instruments have ensured their magnificent sound as well as determining the overall shape. The long tradition that has led to the grand piano has included many baroque versions that are not ideally matched to Audi’s design language. Despite this, the Audi Design Studio team in Munich decided to tackle the task of housing a concert grand piano in an Audi “outer skin”.

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      07-08-2009 01:53 AM #2
      that is such a blatant rip off of a TT.

      (is that joke still going on? i havent been on tCL in a while hah.) very interested in hearing this


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      07-08-2009 02:38 PM #3
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      07-08-2009 04:03 PM #4
      lets hope the damper pedal isnt drive by wire....
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      07-09-2009 06:33 AM #5
      Quote, originally posted by yeayeayea »
      lets hope the damper pedal isnt drive by wire....

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    6. 07-09-2009 12:49 PM #6
      Imagine GM designing a grand piano. Damn it would be ugly.

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      07-09-2009 04:54 PM #7
      Someone might want to change the link on that page. It's spelled incorrectly.

      It's actually http://www.boesendorfer.com/

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      07-10-2009 12:42 AM #8
      hmmmmm......... i dunno. Music is my life, but car's are my fun hobby. I dunno if i can combine the two like this. But..... it is very interesting. Not sure if i like. I like both companies on their own though very very well.
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      07-10-2009 09:09 AM #9
      Quote, originally posted by daviddepin »
      Someone might want to change the link on that page. It's spelled incorrectly.

      It's actually http://www.boesendorfer.com/

      Fixing now. Thanks.


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      07-10-2009 06:12 PM #11
      100,000 euros? ...hmm...

      R8...

      ...Piano...

      R8...

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      07-12-2009 04:16 PM #12
      Very interesting design
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      07-13-2009 06:57 AM #13
      wow this piano looks better than there current car line up.

    14. 07-16-2009 08:31 PM #14
      Dang. Tone better be kick ass. I mean, at that price, I would feel like a complete tool if it didn't sound better than a C7 or a real Bosendorfer.

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      07-16-2009 10:22 PM #15
      oh my god....that piano is amazing. i personally play piano and love playing it, and im not gonna lie, i defiantly want to invest in this piano.....or at least invest in a trip to germany to play this piano.
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      08-02-2009 02:11 PM #16

      Gas, brake and clutch pedal... it's a manual, too! What more could an enthusiast ask for?


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