Yamaha G7 Grand Piano

The Yamaha G7 is a piano that serious musicians aspire to own. It produces a rich,smooth and resonant tone and really is among the best of the best when it comes to pianos. If you have any technical info or corrections for this article, please email mgpianos@gmail.com.

The pros of buying a Yamaha G7

  • It is a concert standard piano that will easily see ambitious students through their grades, as well as keeping the most accomplished pianists happy.
  • It is made from the highest quality materials.
  • It’s a big piano with long strings and longer strings produce a powerful sound.

What are the cons of buying a Yamaha G7?

  • As an older piano you will need to carefully check the condition of this piano.
  • It is a beast of a piano and may be a bit overpowering in smaller spaces.

When was it produced?

The Yamaha G7 was made between 1961 and 1990.

Where was it made?

The Yamaha G7 comes from Yamaha’s Hamamatsu factory in Japan. Yamaha makes all of its professional grade pianos at this factory. The concert grade CFX is also made here and sells for £140k.

What differences between similarly named models?

Size and age will be the main difference in similar models; take the Yamaha C7 for instance, a similar sized piano, but a newer model. The G5 is part of the G series too, but is slightly smaller.



Don’t just take my word for it, here is what Piano World has to say

“I have owned a 1961 G7 since 1966 and still am in love with it”

and another…

“The G7 is a great piano when it is in great condition.”

And another…

“The G7 is a great piano! Enjoy!”

Who should buy them?

The Yamaha G7 is a top end piano made for those who want the very best sound, anyone who needs the highest-quality piano won’t be disappointed to own a G7.

Will I need to upgrade at some point?

If it has been bought in a great condition and is properly maintained, the Yamaha G7 will last forever and is the one of the best pianos ever made.


Width: 155cm
Length: 227cm

New and used prices.

A used Yamaha G7 will cost around £13,500, but the price will depend massively on the condition of this piano.

Alternative models to consider similar to this.

An alternative model to the Yamaha G7 is the Yamaha C7, this is a newer model, which is also concert level, the Yamaha C7 would be easier to find in a great condition. If you really wanted to treat yourself, you could also consider Yamaha’s full-size concert grand piano, the Yamaha CFX, a piano that musicians dream of owning!


Over the years the Yamaha G7 has truly earned its reputation as a fantastic piano. It is a fantastic piano for those who want something truly special.

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