Kawai GX-2 BLAK 5'11" Classic Salon Grand Piano

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Kawai GX-2 BLAK 5'11" Classic Salon Grand Piano

With a rich history of international acclaim, the Kawai GX-2 BLAK 5'11" Classic Salon Grand Piano is the popular choice for homes, schools, churches and teaching studios. It offers superb tonal depth and resonance to suit a variety of musical situations, and a graceful beauty that will add ambiance to any home, studio, or performance venue.

The Kawai 5'11" GX-2 BLAK Classic Grand Piano combines the stately presence of a classic grand with an exquisite clarity of tone unmatched by other pianos in its class.

Length: 5'11" (180cm)
Width: 5'1" (152cm)
Height: 3'4" (102cm)
Weight: 712 lbs. (324kg)
Finishes: Polished Ebony

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Touch - The power of pianissimo
Tone - Tradition lays the foundation
Strength - Designed with tremendous strength
Character - Captivates when seen and heard.
Finish - Excellence and beauty
Specifications - Kawai GX-2 BLAK 5'11" Classic Salon Grand Piano
Warranty - Ten year fully transferable warranty

Kawai’s tradition of piano tone empowers it with life, breadth, and depth that lasts from generation to generation.

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Status: New
Make: Kawai
Model: GX-2 BLAK
Size: 5'11",  180 cm
Type: Classic Salon Grand Piano
Style: Classic
Finish: Polished Ebony
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Kawai BLAK Grand Pianos

Touch. Tone. Strength. Character. Precision. Experience.
Tradition and Innovative Spirit. The essence of GX BLAK Kawai

The celebrated tradition and technology that supports the sounds and remarkable distinctive tonal character produced by the GX Blak Kawai are created by the craftsmen who dedicate their lives to building the world’s finest and most advanced pianos empowered with life, breadth and depth that lasts for generations.

Every single step, each intricately detailed design, is performed by our craftsmen drawing upon their years of experience to achieve their relentless pursuit of perfection. It’s this good, old-fashioned care and great individual pride that enables Kawai pianos to attract the greatest musicians from around the world.
For over 85 years, Kawai has been the architect of the modern piano boldly pioneering the use of state-of-the-art materials and ideas to advance the piano art form. Building upon decades of experience and tradition, our celebrated technology delivers extraordinary touch and tone that produces lasting enjoyment and peak performance.

In the Shigeru Kawai Research and Development Laboratory in Japan, the Shigeru Kawai renowned Master Piano Artisans patiently craft one of the world’s finest musical instruments scale design—the GX-2 Classic Salon Grand Piano. Combining time-tested methods of origin with today's most sophisticated piano design tools each GX-2 Classic Salon Piano is conceived as a “next step” in the evolving art of the piano. The scarcity of materials used and the painstaking attention devoted to each GX-2 Classic Salon Piano make these instruments rare indeed. A limited number are crafted each year for all the world. But to truly understand the GX-2 is to play it. Only then, in its transcendent tone and incomparable touch, will you fully sense the passion, the devotion... the tradition and innovative spirit of Kawai.
The Kawai Master Piano Artisans... The Kawai BLAK GX-2 piano is perfected by an elite brand of artisan craftsman. Each Kawai Master Piano artisans is at the pinnacle of his profession. The love of music-making runs deep in those who pursue the esteemed rank of Kawai Master Piano Artisan. With remarkable skills each artisan brings a seasoned wealth of experience and passion to his craft. Applying his own unique musical personality, the artisan transforms each Kawai BLAK GX-2 5'11" Classic Salon Grand Piano into a distinctive work of art, ready to discover its true and lasting voice at hands of the artist.
Purity of Tone that Fills the Concert Hall... In order to produce Kawai’s special tone, a broad range of woods are meticulously analyzed for quality and character, before being selected as the finest materials for each specific purpose. The soundboard has arguably the most significant influence over a piano’s individual tonal elements. Therefore, woods that conform to the most rigorous gravity and propagation velocity standards are carefully selected by experienced Kawai Artisan Craftsmen in order to achieve rich, deep bass tones, and bright, colorful, sustaining treble tones.

Tradition and technology are indispensable elements of piano tone. Tradition lays the foundation for Kawai’s distinctive tonal character. The first hallmark of the GX-2 BLAK Grand is the KONSEI KATAGI RIM (k ̄on’-say kah-tah’-g ̄e) found only on the GX BLAK Series, the exclusive Konsei Katagi rim uses a blend of distinctive hardwoods to achieve an ideal balance of tone. For the inner rim, small-pore hardwoods that provide superior brightness and projection are interlaminated with dense, large-pore hardwoods offering warmth and fullness.

This synergy of the selection of the finest structurally divergent hardwoods produces a powerful, well-rounded richness of extraordinary tone that is the hallmark of the GX BLAK Series. This focus creates an incredibly strong “core” foundation that maximizes the reflective capabilities of the inner rim for outstanding tonal power and sustain. Select precision tapered permanently crowned soundboards made of only straight-grained, quarter-sawn solid spruce with vertically laminated continuous treble and bass bridges, with solid maple cap for enhanced energy transfer, empower the GX-2 BLAK with exceptional energy transmission and tonal projection for life, breadth, and depth of extraordinary tone that lasts from generation to generation.

Touch Texture. Responsive Fast Action.
Beautiful Quality of ‘Singing Strings’. Brilliant Rich Harmonics and Depth.


Playing the piano is as much an experience of "touch" as it is of tone. Day after day, the musician's hands come in contact with the piano keys. The piano's responsiveness can make a critical difference that can affect the player's performance, confidence and overall playing enjoyment. Consistent, ultra-responsive touch is a Kawai tradition.


The extraordinary combination of strength and stability allows the GX-2 BLAK piano action to transfer energy to the mahogany hammers with unparalleled efficiency, power, precision and nuance for a superb playing experience, leaving more energy in the strings for increased tone production that will last over time better than any other piano.


Dual Duplex Scaling is an important design element that helps to make possible the beautiful singing quality of the Kawai GX BLAK Series Grand Pianos. Duplex Scaling allows the extreme ends of the piano’s strings to vibrate and produce harmonics that enhance tone. Dual Duplex design combines a front duplex region (between the tuning pins and Agraffes) with a similar rear duplex region (between the Aliquots and the Bridge) to add a double measure of harmonic richness, brilliance, complexity and sustain to the piano’s tone.

A Rare Treasure… A limited number of all Kawai instruments will ever bear the name GX BLAK. The rigorous degree of handwork and use of specially chosen materials keeps these instruments rare in both character and quantity. Each GX BLAK piano is a limited edition treasure numbered by year of creation.

  •     Kawai's Exclusive Millennium III Action – Featuring ABS-Carbon Technology with Carbon Fiber
  •     Exclusive NEOTEX™Key Surfaces – With moisture-absorbing properties for greater touch control
  •     Konsei Katagi Rim  –  Utilizing a blend of distinctive hardwoods to achieve an ideal balance of tone
  •     Vertically Laminated Bridge with Solid Maple Cap – For enhanced energy transfer
  •     Continuous Bridge  – For smoother transitions between bass and treble registers
  •     Elegant Appointments – Brass Lid Prop and Cups, Brass Finials on Plate, Beveled Lid Edges, Spade Legs
  •     Hard Finish Music Desk – To preserve the piano's beauty
  •     Stretcher Over-Lap Integrated Design (SOLID) – Double-width Stretcher Bar for optimum strength
  •     Extended Length Keysticks  –  For more even response from the front to the back of each key
  •     Concert-Length Key Buttons  –  Doubled in length to provide maximum energy transfer and optimum power
  •     Solid Spruce Precision Tapered Soundboard – Permanently crowned for long-term stability
  •     Advanced Scale Designs – Created in the Shigeru Kawai Research and Development Laboratory
  •     Dual-Duplex Scaling – For added tonal richness
  •     Multi-Grip Pin Block - Laminated with 11 plies
  •     Solid Brass Agraffes – For even string spacing and easier tuning
  •     Steel-Reinforced, Multi-Laminated Keybed – For strength and optimum energy transfer
  •     Steel-Reinforced Keyslip – For strength and stability that avoids sticking keys
  •     V-Pro Plate – Gray Iron with "Crossbone" Design
  •     Ultra-Slow "Soft-Fall" Fallboard
  •     Adjustable Artist Bench (Polished Ebony finish only)
  •     KAWAI Ten Year FULL Transferable Manufacturer's Warranty
Please Call 800-723-7498 for a No-obligation Complimentary Piano Appointment, Piano Consultation, Needs Assessment, Piano Presentation, Piano Quotation, Need More Information, Piano Brochure or Piano Advisor Callback.