Definition of Parlor grand
1. Noun. A small grand piano.
Generic synonyms: Grand, Grand Piano
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Literary usage of Parlor grand
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1867)
"Was awarded us at the last Exhibition of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics' Association, Boston; also a Silver Medal, FIRST PREMIUM, for PARLOR-GRAND ..."
2. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"—Orchestral, concert, and parlor grand. upright, and square grand pianos. ... New York, NY— Concert and parlor grand, upright, and square piano fortes. ..."
3. Great Pianists on Piano Playing: Study Talks with Foremost Virtuosos by James Francis Cooke (1917)
"I can always get far more out of the treble in a parlor grand than I can out of the treble in a concert grand because the proportion of tone between treble ..."
4. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"—Orchestr.il, concert, and parlor grand, upright, and square grand pianos. N 61. ... 337 231 Decker Bros., New York, NY— Concert and parlor grand, ..."
5. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1867)
"Hallet, Davis & Co., wee entered by them as a "parlor grand. ... heen previously «warded for a parlor grand,—really the'only one in the exhibition. ..."
6. Pianos and Their Makers by Alfred Dolge (1911)
"400 pounds, parlor grand 300 pounds, Baby Grand 250 pounds, Large Upright 200 pounds, Small Upright 120 pounds. The tension these plates have to withstand ..."