Again, this is only from unofficial sources so I have no idea if it's
true or not, but Carmi made four renovations to the piano trying to make
it sound better. On the forht attempt he made some mistake, and made the
piano sound horrible but could not fix it . I have no idea if ti's true
or not but it fits in with the rest of the bits of info I got. The
mother of one of my army buddies knows the family and told me all she
knows from their years together as friends.
Michael Biel wrote:
> Shai Drori wrote:
>> Last I heard the piano is in Japan. The family sold it for 70,000$ I
>> was told. I have no way of verifying it.
> I have been wondering about this for many years, especially since
> there didn't seem to be any newer recordings than those made prior to
> the mid-60s and I had been fascinated about the piano since I saw that
> TV show I mentioned. But this would sound right because then the Yen
> was really strong they were buying a lot of high-end audio items and
> antiquities. But you would think that the owner would be promoting it
> and having concerts and especially recordings since the Japanese
> market for recordings like these is still strong.
> Mike Biel [log in to unmask]
>> Don Cox wrote:
>>> I would definitely pay for a CD of more recordings on this instrument.
>>> And it would be interesting to know where it is now. Somewhere in
>>> Israel, I think.