The difference between the grand piano and upright pianos is the size. A grand piano normally looks better in a room. Grand pianos give a most favorable view to a pianist when he sits down to play it as compared to Upright pianos which normally stand with its back to a wall. A main thing which should be considered important before buying any piano is the sound quality. Choose the one which provides more control and gives excellent sound.
A grand piano contains long strings which help in making full and balanced tones. Grand pianos are expensive as compared to upright pianos. The grand piano is the purest form of piano. It is available in different sizes and can be easily adjustable. The sound quality of both pianos is different. It depends on pianist that which sounds quality he wants. The sound quality depends on many factors i.e. quality of material, quality of craftsmanship, the scale design of the instrument, the size of the soundboard and the length of the strings. There is also a main difference which is considered important in grand pianos and upright pianos. The grand pianos allow much more control to the player.