Piano Guts

Piano Guts


Piano harp and strings mounted vertically for use for many extended techniques and sounds.


  • Star Trek film

    From composer Jerry Goldsmith, this Star Trek (1979) clip weaves an ominous texture with hits and glissandi of the piano guts.

Please note: these are just examples, as playing technique and mallet/stick choices often have a great effect on the timbre.

These sound excerpts, to the best of our knowledge (unless otherwise noted), include this actual instrument from our collection. To hear the instrument yourself, or to let us know of any errors, please contact us.