The Elmer Pastel
221 strings. 85 notes. 11 colours. 3 styles. 2 veneers. 1 stunning musical masterpiece. Welcome to Elmer PastelRead More
221 strings. 85 notes. 11 colours. 3 styles. 2 veneers. 1 stunning musical masterpiece. Welcome to Elmer PastelRead More
The unique Elmer as a Klavier upright piano in our seasonal pastel colours.Read More
The transparent Flugel with brass hardware and complete with self play. Carefully handcrafted in the UK.Read More
Ever wondered why music takes your pain away? Why musicians liken it to a drug? Want to know the reason it’s a welcome addition to hospitals and day centres?
Edelweiss Pianos are putting music in your inbox – it not only helps your brain, but your body too. And in surprising ways.Read More
Music is the gift that just keeps giving. Did you know it protects against memory problems and cognitive decline too?
Seniors who play music while doing other activities stay focused for longer. And those with a musical background have a significantly better working memory than those who don’t. Great news – for as we saw in the last article, it’s never too late to learn an instrument.
Read on to discover how music even sparks memories – something your favourite pop icons can attest to.Read More
There is growing evidence to suggest that listening to music helps your brain become totally activated. Scientists are excitedly exploring how the nervous system reacts to music.
And they’ve discovered that listening to music helps you form new pathways in your brain, encouraging personal growth, slowing down the aging process and speeding up repairs post injury.
Also… Music helps our society too in surprising ways.Read More
We are all still as one; drawn together through our mutual love of music. It is the music’s universal bond binding all humans together that got us thinking – how much CAN music do in times of stress?
Studies show that music helps depression and anxiety in patients with Parkinson’s disease, dementia, stroke, and multiple sclerosis.
If music helps improve their mood, self-esteem and quality of life – surely it can bring some relief to everyone in lockdown around the world! This needed more investigation.Read More
God Bless Our Queen! Following Her Majesty’s message of strength, optimism and resilience; yes, we will meet again, until then here is what we can do together.Read More
As a mindfulness exercise, you sat down at your piano today and played. And the noise from the world just slipped away.
You hadn’t played for a while but it didn’t matter. Once learnt it’s never forgotten. A golfer repeatedly swings a club to create an automatic response. And so, you learned with hours of character-building piano practise: both loved and hated in equal measure. Now playing today is a peaceful mind exercise.Read More
You want to know the truth behind the politicians’ smile. You search for the real story behind what you read in the news.
People say you’re blunt, but you’re not sure why. Your friends and business associates call it ‘being authentic’. What is authenticity if not transparency?
Be truly authentic. Buy clear.
With the transparent crystal acrylic, your piano all but disappears when not in use and lights up when playing the 1000s of tunes at your fingertipsRead More
Although we are facing uncertain times Edelweiss is still here to help with your custom piano requirements. There are a number of different ways you can interact with our team.Read More
Who doesn’t love the stories of Elmer the Elephant? To celebrate his 30th anniversary, we’re embracing diversity by bringing colour to the Edelweiss name.
People awaiting our 2020 collection want to break away from the traditional muted colour palette. Here’s why they want to buy Edelweiss.Read More
From London to Abu Dhabi and Washington to Rome, the word from our international interior designers is in. The world’s gone bold.
Neutral, white and grey are out. But what is THE colour for 2020? And what other ‘must have’ information is there for the discerning homeowner? Here are the top 5 design trends for 2020.Read More
Chosen in Harrods, and lovingly made to your stipulation – Edelweiss is re-inventing the piano.
But how did an instrument that hadn’t really changed in 100 years become the ‘must have’ signature piece for the homes of the elite?
How does its very presence increase guest numbers and sales in the finest of hotels?
Let’s meet the master craftsman of these hand-made luxury items to find out…Read More
Edelweiss has established itself as an innovative leader in self-playing pianos. These high-end grand pianos complete any home. It was an eye for excellence and an artistic flair for improving on perfection that saw Mr Norman start the business nearly 50 years ago. He was helped by a cabinet maker father-in-law, his loving wife and a kitchen table. Only six months on from being a working physicist wanting his piano tuned, so he could sing for his supper, he had come a long, long way.Read More
To choose a bespoke gift is to choose a durable memento of your love story. It brings your very dreams to reality with the help of an expert craftsman. Made to measure and fitting for the unique individual. It’s the only way to gift: to bring love to life.Read More
For Christmas 2019 you can ensure that those close to your heart do really conclude the year surrounded by kind thoughts, the spirit of giving and beautiful music.Read More
The most special things are often given to us by someone who really loves us and they’ve created us this unique, very special personal gift.Read More
Over 45 years, this is one question we had never really been asked until now.Read More
As we approach the end of another very successful year 2019, we asked our team what are their top 5 favourite custom pianos we’ve ever made.Read More
Some of us can feel trapped in this gap between the traditional lovers and the contemporary trend-setters – if this is you, we’ve got your back!Read More
‘It’s just amazing, it matches perfectly!’ These were the first words spoken by our customer on delivery of his custom colour-matched Edelweiss G50 Sygnet self-playing grand piano.Read More
A passion for music, an understanding of design and a flair for unique creative expression drive everything we do at Edelweiss.
Having mastered our craft a long time ago we’ve embraced piano legacy to create the future. In everything we do, we blur the line between traditional musical craft, unique cutting-edge design and fantastical art. We understand that a piano is about more than just music. It’s about art, design, style and above all, it’s about expressing yourself in a uniquely personal way. Whether it’s unique colour, a specific style or a certain veneer that makes something personally significant and special for you, Edelweiss will make your bespoke musical art piece just for you.Read More
Music is such a key part of any event. Weddings, birthdays, family get-togethers, dinner parties, cocktail nights … and with an Edelweiss self-playing piano, any evening you host takes on a whole new dimension!Read More
Hand-built exclusively to order in our Cambridge UK factory, every Edelweiss Piano is an original in its own right.Read More
As mesmerising as it may feel at times, we know that there is a tried and tested journey that we all need to follow to help us arrive at the perfect custom piano solution for our specific requirements. Your unique musical masterpiece as we like to refer to it here at Edelweiss Pianos.Read More
There is a unique power in live music that creates a distinct sense of welcome, relaxation and happiness into any home anywhere in the world – almost impossible to put into words, at Edelweiss Pianos we call this the 4th Dimension of Music.Read More
A first-ever range of on-trend custom pianos – welcome to The Edelweiss Piano’s 2019 Collection.Read More
Introducing the world’s first multi-coloured ‘Elmer the Elephant’ piano! Just like the cheerful character from the children’s storybook, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year this piano rejects the idea of just ‘blending in’.Read More
We are very excited to share these images with you of the ALL NEW Edelweiss Pianos display on the third floor in Harrods, Knightsbridge.Read More
There’s nothing like great music to kick off a good time and bring back to life some of our happiest memories. Music does so much in us and for us as humans: it can help relieve stress, reduce anxiety, calm our nerves, focus our minds, encourage exercise, increase our heart rate and make us feel so much better!Read More
It’s ‘Onwards & Upwards’ for our piano showroom on third floor, Harrods.Read More
Timeless, elegant, understated musical style housed in a beautiful shimmering gloss cabinet: it’s easy to see why the timeless custom piano is in classic black.Read More
It’s one of the questions we get asked the most, “How do I create my own Edelweiss custom piano?” and there are three ways different approaches to answering this which we explore shortly.Read More
Following in on from our ‘January is Full of Colour’ update earlier this year – our team is delighted to continue handcrafting totally bespoke piano and musical masterpieces for our clients. Each Edelweiss Piano is an original in it’s own right and the design creativity of our customers continues to inspire our master artisans to keep pushing the boundaries of our craft and continuously build and deliver exceptional pianos all over the globe.Read More
Did you know that 99% of our lasting impression of anything we experience is made subconsciously in the first 9 seconds …!
For example, think of when you last met someone for the first time: you had never met each other before and approached the meeting as strangers – what was the first thing you noticed about that person? Would you like to meet them again or rather steer well clear and hope your paths do not cross anywhere in the near future?Read More
A self-playing piano’s touchweight underlies both these totally contrasting scenarios: (1) This piano feels so light and easy to play, it’s amazing! (2) Wow, this piano feels so heavy … I have to work so hard to play this. But what actually is ‘touchweight’?Read More
We all know that feeling, we’re just chillin’ and then our favourite song starts to play. No matter what the day’s been like, how you’re feeling at the moment or what ever is looming over you tomorrow – right now, that song has made your mood perfect and you’re just running and ready to rock & roll!Read More
It’s the perfect scenario? A stunning room, bursting with natural light and delightfully complemented with a large well stocked bar, sculptural snooker table, great colour combinations, tasteful contemporary light fixtures, sumptuous furniture, a superb gym as well??Read More
Ladies & Gentlemen, this is a defining moment for Edelweiss Pianos in 2019. Always at the forefront of the piano industry, courageously pushing musical boundaries, our company has a reputation for continuous innovation, exceptional piano designs and beautiful instruments.
Never forgetting the centuries old heritage of fine piano making and always respecting of the legacy of piano ownership we believe in continuing the very best of time-proven processes and intertwining it with the unique manufacturing capabilities of the 21st century to always be creating the pianos of the future. This exciting announcement is no exception.Read More
Edelweiss Pianos are proud to be a British piano manufacturer renowned for the sonorous European tone of our instruments.
Warm, pleasant and typically more mellow than the what are known as ‘Asian’ sounding instruments: every component of every Edelweiss Self-Playing Piano has been deliberately and carefully specified by our master piano technicians.Read More
It’s a question we hear so often: Will my self-playing piano be OK in my house with central heating …?
Before we answer this question, we need to clarify where this whole piano vs central heating debate has come from and what actually does and does not affect your custom piano when you adjust the heating in your home.Read More
What do your happiest moments, your best memories, a totally relaxing evening, and the most amazing sunset all have in common? They can all be enhanced and often brought back to mind with music. Just like the most cherished moments in our life are ‘made’ by music, at Edelweiss Pianos we believe that music makes a room.Read More
2019 is well underway, and our self-playing Factory has seen so many exciting explosions of colour that we just had to share some of them with you. From classic black with living coral initials of both husband and wife discreetly recorded under the butterfly wings to a complete Colour of the Year 2019 Living Coral and Sky Blue total custom colour G50 out passionate team have been painstakingly hand-building some truly special pianos. We just wanted to point out three specific examples:Read More
Having mastered our craft a long time ago we’ve embraced the heritage and piano legacy to create the future. In everything we create, we blur the line between traditional musical craft, unique cutting-edge design and fantastical art.Read More
The smallest acoustic grand piano in the world, the Edelweiss G50 Sygnet is the most popular self-playing grand piano from the Edelweiss Range. Small enough to fit, big enough to perform and all encapsulated in a stunning designer cabinet; the G50 self-playing piano is the perfect musical masterpiece for any interior.Read More
Whoever you are, whatever your career, wherever in the world you live… you deserve to reward yourself with something uniquely yours that you can enjoy with friends and family for years to come.Read More
That amazing feeling when the final piece falls perfectly into place … a unique combination of happiness, satisfaction, pride, relief and success all blurring into one euphoric moment. That’s what taking delivery of your own, totally custom Edelweiss self-playing piano feels like. This was made exclusively for you. You chose every detail: the size, the colours, the designs.Read More
It’s that time of year where the days seem to start dragging on again, you’re back at work, back at school, back in the daily grind of life …
Already the Christmas good cheer feels like an age ago, you had a great party to see the New Year in and your piano really brought your party to life. But now, with all that behind us, why not revitalize your self-playing piano with some new music?Read More
Bring the joy of live music into your home or venue, with a unique self-playing piano for sale from Edelweiss. Listen to your favourite music—magically brought to life—with stunning, pitch-perfect accompaniment from our unique, player pianos. All at the touch of a button. At Edelweiss, we bring the concert to you!Read More
An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral is the 2019 Colour of the Year and we couldn’t be more excited!Read More
“I’d like my piano to look ‘earthy’ and ‘natural’ so that it really fits in with my interior, kinda like …” our client was searching for how to put this into words “umm … I don’t know … could you do a piano in pink marble …?”Read More
Imagine for yourself for a moment breezing into a hotel lobby, or private suite. The unmistakable tinkle of a live piano. Sinatra’s velveteen voice. Or Elton’s. You feel welcomed. And, you probably want to stay a while.Read More
There’s nothing more satisfying than adding a totally unique, personal touch to any interior. Whether specified by the client, or an inspirational suggestion from a designer, at Edelweiss we understand the aura and creative power that a custom piano can bring to any home.Read More
Since 1975, we have always pushed the boundaries of what defines a standard piano. Building on the established heritage of traditional piano manufacturing, Edelweiss are paving the way to the future with our totally customisable self-playing pianos.Read More
Piano Black is one of the most well-know colours – used on cars, iPhone cases, tables, light fittings, baths, in fact pretty much anything that could be coloured in black probably has a ‘Piano Black’ within it’s colour options. But none of these items are pianos, so how did ‘Piano Black’ become such a cliched title?Read More
The sheer beauty of transparency is undeniable, especially when it is formed into a curvaceous self-playing Edelweiss Piano. From penthouses to 5-star hotels through stunning private beaches to the ultimate cocktail destinations and even in our Harrods showroom: Edelweiss Transparent Pianos can be found all over the globe.Read More
Absolutely thrilled to see one of the most expressive instruments, the piano, featuring so strongly in John Lewis’s 2018 Christmas advert – keep up the great work!Read More
We passionately uphold that a piano is about so much more than just music in everything we do, and it is so exciting when we have the privilege of creating truly special, self-playing pianos for our valued customers.Read More
We really enjoy showing customers through our workshops and understand that not everyone has the opportunity to actually visit our Cambridge UK Factory. So for the first time ever, we bring our workshop walk-through to you!Read More
Your new Edelweiss Piano has just been delivered – what an exciting time! It looks stunning, plays beautifully and really brings a new dimension to your home: but you may be wondering “how am I supposed to clean it?”.Read More
In today’s digital age, life seems to just keep moving faster and faster and faster – new ideas come and go, landscapes seem to be continuously changing and fashions shift almost quicker than we can keep up.Read More
What is the Classic British style? Sweeping driveways, red postboxes, country roads, elegant dining rooms, bay windows, afternoon tea, cosy inglenooks, stunning fireplaces … the list goes on: here in Britain, we have our ways of doing things!Read More
Yes, it is getting round to that time of year again: we can’t hide from the fact that Christmas is coming!Read More
At Edelweiss we want to bring the joy of live music into every interior. We understand that we are all unique individuals in our own right, and feel that our individuality makes the world a more interesting and vibrant place.Read More
“I’ve got bit of a different enquiry for a customer of mine … can you do literally any kind of piano?”
Here at Edelweiss, the answer is always Yes we can!Read More
As beautiful as an Edelweiss, custom-made piano is, it can be very frustrating if your self-playing piano appears to have ‘stopped working’ and is not playing any music for you. This short article covers off the first four troubleshooting checks that our piano technicians will always undertake before ascertaining if any further remedial action is needed.Read More
Since 1975 we have been handbuilding and re-building some of the finest custom pianos this world has ever seen. Now in the 21st century, building on a time-honoured legacy of traditional piano manufacturing Edelweiss are creating the self-playing pianos of the futureRead More
From Brahms Lullaby to ‘Shut Up & Dance’ by Walk The Moon, any Edelweiss self-playing piano is perfectly capable of bringing any event to life whatever your music preferences.Read More
As humans we are all unique. Deep inside us we have a desire to be recognised for the special, unique individual we really are. We express ourselves in so many different ways: the car we drive, the way we dress, how we talk, the perfume we choose … but more and more we are realising that the ultimate statement of who you are could be your very own, totally custom-built Edelweiss self-playing piano. This is the story of one customer’s bespoke Edelweiss G50 Sygnet.Read More
Have you ever wondered why would anyone want a self-playing piano?
It’s actually a question we hear surprisingly often so we wanted to give some insights from our customers as to why they chose to make the purchase and are now the happy, proud owners of an Edelweiss self-playing piano.Read More
Is your Edelweiss Piano fitted with a Climate Control System? Have you forgotten what maintenance this system needs and when? Or maybe you’ve just had your self-playing piano delivered and would like further information? Either way, this quick article covers off everything you need to know about your custom piano’s Climate Control System.Read More
WHAT COULD BE EASIER THAN A PLAYER PIANO YOU DON’T HAVE TO LOOK AFTER?Read More
To create a unique original musical masterpiece, the perfect piano for our clients beautiful home; an exquisite French chateau style manor built in 1862 by S. S. Teulon.Read More
It seems so magical: you select the song you want on your iPod, hit play and your piano bursts into life! But how does a piano that plays itself work…? This article seeks the remove the complexity and explain as simply as possible the workings of a Self-Playing Piano.Read More
Since 1975 when John Roy Norman, the father and grandfather of our current directors, founded our company we have always believed a piano is about so much more than just music.Read More
Using the Edelweiss Pianos Configurator you can quickly and easily customise your Self-Playing Grand Piano online, but most people do not realise you can customise our Self-Playing Upright Pianos too.Read More
Working with our sister brand, 1066 Pianos, we are proud to be working with Harrods in their ‘Rarity’ campaign.Read More
This is a great question that we get asked a lot, so we thought it would be helpful to share some insights into the process the Edelweiss Pianos Team follow in supporting our customersRead More
Like most of the best inventions, the piano we see today is the product of a long and laboured line of developments, fuelled by three centuries of enterprising individuals dedicated to solving problems.Read More
A “captain of industry” commissioned Edelweiss Pianos to customise a grand piano in Ferrari red. He loved it so much, he got interior designers to redecorate his entire London duplex to match it.Read More
We look at the history and background to the Pianola – and learn how it transformed the way we listened to music.Read More
Apparently your choice of colour reveals a lot about your personality.Read More
Monogrammed Marmite jars. Custom-made supercars. A cool pair of trainers—with your name as the logo.Read More
Read on for the smallest pancake you’ll probably see all day.Read More
Touching our emotions, transporting us to marvellous places, reenacting childhood memories, encouraging us to push on … however music takes you an Edelweiss Self-Playing Piano has you covered.Read More
Expect mashed-up metals, matte black finishes and concrete, so much concreteRead More
What a Great Way to Start 2018 with up to 15% OFFRead More
The last blog post was on the 27th September 2017 and so much has happened since then, here's a quick fly through of some key points!!Read More
This is the announcement we have all been waiting for – the winning design in our Harrods Piano Competition.Read More
Despite the overwhelming number of votes, we still have a tie for first place!Read More
Yes, Edelweiss Pianos really are in two places at once!! In a very last minute arrangement, we are pleased to announce that you can see our self-playing pianos on Stand D216 at the 100% Design Show in Olympia.Read More
Would you have guessed that we would be pushed off our own stand by THREE MUSIC LOVING SHEEP …?Read More
Edelweiss Pianos is 'on show' on Stand J16 at the Decorex 2017 Interior Design Event.Read More
We’re delighted to announce that we will be launching Edelweiss into Harrods this Autumn!Read More
“I would definitely recommend that anybody choose Edelweiss.”
Geoffrey Davies, Owner, Monk Fryston Hall Hotel.
View this video testimonial of the Managing Director of the Grange Hotel, London, who has seen an improvement of sales in the coffee lounge bar where the Edelweiss plays.Read More
So what do we think about when we think about packaging Britishness? The NHS, The BBC or Carry On Movies? So, we decided to come up with a list, maybe it’s because it is July and the time of Wimbledon with Strawberries and Cream. After the office brainstorm this is what we came up with!Read More
Between 24-26th May London’s Clerkenwell area hosted its annual design week, a three-day architecture and design festival in the heart of the cities’ oldest artisan neighbourhood. Here we share a few of what we felt where the highlights this year.Read More
The mood your music conjures in your guests speaks of your brand, and creates an atmosphere that guests remember. Music and hospitality very much go hand in hand – to provide the maximum service levels for your guests you really should be considering your music selection, and how you can involve them in that choice.Read More
Dio’s unique vision, coupled with the exquisite skill and craft of our artisans has resulted in a truly elegant piece of art.Read More
Recently, we have had the opportunity to personalise a clients pink G50 piano with one of their illustrations. Anything is possible.Read More
Edelweiss Pianos exhibited at Sleep – The Hotel Design Event at the Business Design Centre, Islington.Read More
Celebrate this Christmas in style, you’ll have to be quick to order an Edelweiss piano in order to secure pre Christmas delivery.Read More
Edelweiss Pianos has partnered with Grange Hotels to offer guests something a little bit different.Read More
It was a freezing cold January day, but people's reactions couldn't have been warmer or more glowing.Read More
Never fails to surprise us how much people appreciate live music and the atmosphere at Edelweiss self-playing piano can create.Read More
Welcome to the brand new and improved Edelweiss Pianos website, designed from the ground up with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation as well as updated with the latest information about our brand.Read More
We are delighted to be exhibiting at 100% Design this year – the UK’s largest design trade event.Read More