The futuristic-looking grand piano is made with a traditional iron frame and a soundboard made of carbon fiber composite.
The futuristic-looking grand piano is made with a traditional iron frame and a soundboard made of carbon fiber composite.

A soundboard is the surface of a string instrument that the strings vibrate against. In a grand piano, the sound board is a large horizontal plate at the bottom of the case. 

The instrument is reportedly resistant to temperature change and has greater resonance, vibration and sustaining power than a conventional model.

Bogányi reportedly aimed for a human, warm, sound, similar to his experience of playing Liszt’s own piano. 

‘My goal was not to make it better, but to take a different approach,' he said. 'The sound is more powerful, more straightforward, without being aggressive. The result is a completely new experience.’ 

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