Moderator, double moderator, sustaining and una corda pedals, walnut veneer, 4 strings per note
ca. 240 x 122 x 35 cm, ca. 151 kg
Options: mutation stops (bassoon, Turkish music, cymbals); decorations – mahogany veneer, carved and gilt leg capitals, lyre
Beethoven, in his last period, longed for a Graf piano. Graf loaned him one with quadruple stringing in 1825, which Beethoven kept until his death. Paul McNulty’s replica is after a Graf four-string piano of 1822, now in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.