The GB1K, Yamaha’s most compact and affordable grand, is a popular choice for locations where space is somewhat limited, with full resonant tone comparable to that of many substantially larger models.
- Advanced scale design
- Solid spruce soundboard and ribs
- Solid maple bridge and caps
- Solid copper wound bass strings
- Soft-Close™ fallboard
- Aluminum alloy action rails
- Yamaha balanced action
- Solid spruce keys with hardwood buttons
- Premium Yamaha designed hammers with T-fasteners
- Reinforced keyframe Pin with adjustable guide
- Hardwood reinforced keyframe
- Bass sustain
- Cut thread tuning pins
- Polyester finish
- Resin sheet foundation
- Lid prop stopper
- Solid brass casters
- Vacuum Shield Mold Process (V-Pro) plate
- Seasoned for destination
Yamaha’s most compact and affordable grand
The GB1K, Yamaha’s most compact and affordable grand, is a popular choice for locations where space is somewhat limited, with full resonant tone comparable to that of many substantially larger models
Over a century of grand piano making
Unparalleled in their beauty and musical range, grand pianos are the ultimate expression of the piano maker’s art. Embodying over 100 years of accumulated expertise, these instruments epitomize the quality, performance and value for which Yamaha has long been renowned, as we enter the second century of Yamaha grand pianos.
Crafted with uncommon care and integrity
Yamaha grand pianos have earned a global reputation as instruments of outstanding quality and value. Renowned for their eloquent expressive range, and for their reliable performance over time, they play an important role in the performing arts and music education. They are consistently among the pianos most highly recommended by piano tuner/technicians and a leading choice of pianists at all levels, all over the world.
The Yamaha reputation rests on a century-long tradition of uncompromising care and craftsmanship, supported by an unmatched range of integrated expertise, top-of-the-line production facilities, and an exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated workforce. Our strength in the full range of relevant technologies allows us to produce virtually every part of every piano ourselves – an approach that has helped us initiate significant advances and set what has long been recognized as the industry standard in quality control.
An open dialog with professional musicians generates invaluable input that, in conjunction with sophisticated research facilities, has led to continual advances in each new generation of Yamaha pianos. Our global network offers Yamaha customers additional advantages, from cost-efficient regional manufacturing to the ready availability of sales and support throughout most of the world.
Balancing cutting-edge technology and innovation with the timeless skills of expert artisans, Yamaha pianos have come to represent an unsurpassed standard of affordable excellence. It is a standard that continues to generate ever-higher acclaim and make Yamaha grand pianos the first choice of many of the world’s most discriminating pianists.
Polished Ebony, Polished American Walnut, Polished Mahogany, French Provincial Cherry and Georgian Mahogany.