This piano was voted 2012 Acoustic Piano of the Year by MMR! For a 50" professional upright, it has a big grand piano sound. High-end components such as German Roslau Strings, German AA Grade felts, and European Spruce Soundboard give this piano a rich, "European" sound. Hailun HU5P 50” Upright beat Yamaha U-1 and Kawai K-3 and won “Piano Line of the Year 2012” in convincing fashion. The HU5P was praised for meticulous craftsmanship and classic designs.