Welcome to the Piano World Piano Forums
Over 2.5 million posts about pianos, digital pianos, and all types of keyboard instruments
Join the World's Largest Community of Piano Lovers (it's free)
It's Fun to Play the Piano ... Please Pass It On!


SEARCH
Piano Forums & Piano World
(ad)
Virtual Sheet Music
Download Sheet Music Instantly
Virtual Sheet Music - Classical Sheet Music Downloads
Sheet Music...
(125ad)
Piano Life Saver - Dampp Chaser
Dampp Chaser Piano Life Saver
(ad)
Modern Piano Moving
Modern Piano Moving
(ad)
Piano Buyer Guide
Piano Buyer Spring 2017
(ad)
Lindeblad Piano
Lindeblad Piano Restorations and sales
Who's Online Now
112 registered members (alfredo capurso, Albunea, Barrett Bonden, anotherscott, Alexank, 33 invisible), 1,836 guests, and 20 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
(ad)
Estonia Pianos
Estonia Pianos
Quick Links to Useful Piano & Music Resources
Our Classified Ads
Find Piano Professionals-

*Piano Dealers - Piano Stores
*Piano Tuners
*Piano Teachers
*Piano Movers
*Piano Restorations
*Piano Manufacturers

Quick Links:
*Advertise On Piano World
*Free Piano Newsletter
*Online Piano Recitals
*Piano Recitals Index
*Piano & Music Accessories
*Live Piano Venues
*Music School Listings
* Buying a Piano
*Buying A Acoustic Piano
*Buying a Digital Piano
*Pianos for Sale
*Sell Your Piano
*How Old is My Piano?
*Directory/Site Map
*Virtual Piano
*Music Word Search
*Piano Videos
*Virtual Piano Chords & Scales
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 2 of 2 1 2
#1905250 - 05/29/12 08:27 PM Re: YUS5 Image Gallery and Review [Re: Big V]  
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
onesurfer1 Offline
Full Member
onesurfer1  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
Los Angeles, CA
Quote
[/quote]i was thinking wall sconces[quote]


i'm an interior designer and the first sconce is my alltime favorite from Ralph Lauren lighting. i believe they give 20% standard off of their retail list price.

1st lighting, this would be an easy hang and plug-in if you have an outlet behind the piano. you can always get a handy-man to hardwire it into your wall...but i like the (old-school) encased wiring too, gives it some character. you can always walk them into a lighting store and have them change the "on-off" bulb socket to a 3-way, this way when you're not playing at night you can keep it on a low wattage for a nice lighting design effect.

in polished nickel
http://www.ralphlaurenhome.com/prod...d=&sort=&itemId=29765&phaid=


the following sconce would like nice as well and would compliment your piano since it resembles a piano lamp in a way. however you might have to get the arms extended. it's an easy under-$100 fix at any lighting store.

in a polished nickel finish:
http://www.ralphlaurenhome.com/prod...d=&sort=&itemId=29780&phaid=

check out eastwestdesignstudio.com for more ideas.

(ad)
Piano & Music Accessories
piano accessories music gifts tuning and moving equipment
#1905255 - 05/29/12 08:33 PM Re: YUS5 Image Gallery and Review [Re: Big V]  
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 33
MCha Offline
Full Member
MCha  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 33
Big V,

What floor do you have? Is it Brazilian cherry or IPE walnut? Your floor looks very much like mine, and while beautiful to look at, they show any footprint, speck of dust and anything in between!~

Congratulations on your new piano! May you spend hours and hours at it. I know I do at mine and I just wished I didn't have to work so I could spend even more time at my piano...

MC

#1905256 - 05/29/12 08:34 PM Re: YUS5 Image Gallery and Review [Re: Big V]  
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
onesurfer1 Offline
Full Member
onesurfer1  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
Los Angeles, CA
Quote
[/quote]thinking of a lighting sconce[quote]


given the aesthetics of your beach condo/home i would definitely go with a designer lighting. it will bump your piano's look a notch and make your home look that much better. i'd hate to see a traditional piano lamp for $69 over your piano when you have designer furnishings in your home.

btw, i recently purchased a piano. my room/space was a challenge for a grand and of all the uprights the yus5 was my first choice (well, after the steinway upright grand). however, there was no way in *ell i was going to spend $30k on an upright. just make sure your piano was voiced and regulated properly, it costs $$ but every penny is totally worth the voicing. it's like night and day. and if/when you do get it serviced, ...from my personal experience, let's just say in this case (piano service/technicians) you get what you pay for.

congratulations on your new piano!!

#1905327 - 05/29/12 11:55 PM Re: YUS5 Image Gallery and Review [Re: Big V]  
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
onesurfer1 Offline
Full Member
onesurfer1  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
Los Angeles, CA
thinking of a lighting sconce[quote][/quote]

last designer tip:

hang a large vertical abstract frameless-style painting above the YUS5 with an art light on top of the art. and get a portable clip-on battery-and-cord operated orchestra light for playing piano: http://www.mightybright.com/Music-Lights

(ad ) MusicNotes.com
sheet music search
#1905332 - 05/30/12 12:18 AM Re: YUS5 Image Gallery and Review [Re: Big V]  
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
onesurfer1 Offline
Full Member
onesurfer1  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 55
Los Angeles, CA
Quote
[/quote]and get a taller bench.[quote]


nothing looks more professional and sophisticated than a Jansen Concert Bench. u see them in all professional concerts:
http://www.pianobench.com/catalog/70

#1905333 - 05/30/12 12:21 AM Re: YUS5 Image Gallery and Review [Re: Big V]  
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 407
Rafterman Offline
Full Member
Rafterman  Offline
Full Member

Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 407
New York
When I was searching for information on the Yamaha YUS5 I did a search on Google and your pictures popped up.

They made me drool until the day mine was delivered.
I have similar floors of cherry stained maple that somewhat match the piano.

My Yamaha YUS5 is in a crammed studio room until I move, then hopefully I can relocate it to a nicer part of my house. Great taste you have! (Both in Pianos and decor!)

Page 2 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Ken Knapp, Piano World 

Piano Acc. & Gift Items in
Piano World's Online Store
In PianoSupplies.com ,(a division of Piano World) our online store for piano and music gifts and accessories, party goods, tuning equipment, piano moving equipment, benches, lamps Caster Cups and more.


Free Shipping on Jansen Artist Piano Benches
ad
Pierce Piano Atlas


(ad)
Pianoteq
Grotrian Concert
Royal
for Pianoteq out now
What's Hot!!
Why Do You Play The Piano?
-------------------
Posting Pictures on the Forums
-------------------
Forums RULES & HELP
-------------------
ADVERTISE on Piano World
-------------------
Piano Classified Ads
New Topics - Multiple Forums
Line out jack or Headphone output?
by CMDVN. 05/27/17 05:09 PM
Grand piano on marble floor?
by B Man. 05/27/17 02:49 PM
Sheet music or fakebooks
by dat77. 05/27/17 01:50 PM
Line out jack or Headphone output?
by CMDVN. 05/27/17 01:39 PM
Roland FP-30 vs Kawai ES 110?
by CMDVN. 05/27/17 12:50 PM
(ad)
Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus Featured Sale
(ad)
Accu-Tuner
Sanderson Accu-Tuner
Report Problems With New Forums
Report Problems with New Forums Here!
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics179,921
Posts2,630,328
Members87,901
Most Online15,252
Mar 21st, 2010
Visit our online store for gifts for music lovers

 
Help keep the forums up and running with a donation, any amount is appreciated!
Or by becoming a Subscribing member! Thank-you.
Donate   Subscribe
 
Our Piano Related Classified Ads
| Dealers | Tuners | Lessons | Movers | Restorations | Pianos For Sale | Sell Your Piano |

Advertise on Piano World
| Subscribe | Piano World | PianoSupplies.com | Advertise on Piano World |
| |Contact | Privacy | Legal | About Us | Site Map | Free Newsletter |


copyright 1997 - 2017 Piano World ® all rights reserved
No part of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0