Welcome to this website that has a wealth of information about English square pianos from their introduction in the 1760’s to about 1850. There is also information on other English and Viennese instruments.
This website is managed by Graham Walker who has had an interest in early pianos for more that 30 years. He has a small collection of instruments and is also a restorer and researcher. Please enjoy your visit and come back soon. You are welcome to get in touch with Graham using the Contact Form if you would like any further advice. You may have an early piano that you would like to know more about or offer one for sale on this website.
Information and advice
Articles from new research, Directory of makers, Gallery, Instruments for sale and much more.
Authentic early keyboard cloths were available for purchase from this website until September 2021 but after 12 years of trading, sales have been passed to Lucy Coad, Square Piano Conservation…
This is an excellent performance by Michele Benuzzi on harpsichord, fortepiano, and square piano. He explains that the idea for this comprehensive collection of Hässler’s keyboard sonatas came about through…