Largest world grand piano, called "Stolëmowi Klawér" with the emblem of Pomeranian Griffin - dimensions: 6.07m (19.91f) long, 2.49m (8.17f) width, 1.92n (6.30f) height, 1.82 tons weight and has 156 keys!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40suozM2XCIhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12100797
The initiator and chief designer of the piano was the late Daniel Czapiewski, the man who signed this and two other achievements of the Guinness Book of Records.
The instrument was designed to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Frederic Chopin and the unveiling of this giant piano was held on 30th of December 2010, which graced the show among others: Leszek Możdżer, Waldemar Malicki, Bogdan Czapiewski, Janusz Olejniczak, Maciej Markiewicz, Oskar Stabno, Stanislaw Deja, Cezary Paciorka and Romuald Koperski (Guinness record holder of the longest performance on the piano - 103 hours, 8 seconds).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enB0cQoXrlkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR8dpt-WJYohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_JtXGHOo34https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYt7ms2vd6Y
The construction of the instrument oversaw outstanding master of piano construction - Józef Wilk from piano factory in Kalisz (Poland). The instrument was modeled on "Steinway & Sons" soundboard. Bass strings made by special calculations and wound on an extendable winder. The mechanism hammer type Renner. In the production of the piano used various species of seasoned wood, among others: alpine spruce (resonance), birch, pine, hornbeam, mahogany, bubinga.
The piano was also enriched with a registry of pipe organ, which has 49 keys, mechanical type of tracker, air pump, organ blower Ventola type and bellows. The instrument was made, using the traditional method, according to the art of organ building modeled on the oldest organ in Kamien Pomorski in Poland with more than 400 years.
The construction of a wooden instrument made carpenter master - Witold Recław and a final flash gave him the master of varnishing Marcus Bluhm.
'Stolëmowi Klawér" is based on six legs, which were placed portraits of prominent musicians of merit for Polish culture: Fryderyk Chopin, Stanislaw Moniuszko, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, Karol Szymanowski, Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki.
The instrument is located in the Education Centre and Regional Promotion in Szymbark in Poland.http://cepr.pl/galeria/event/najwiekszy-fortepianhttp://www.fotosik.pl/u/rychubil/album/2355918
Documentary movie of the transport from factory, to the Education Centre.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4Zs-_iHukU