Steinway & Sons

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Presenting our new brand film shot on our New York factory floor, featuring our very own artisans making and playing the finest pianos in the world.

 


 

Steinway Artists Anderson & Roe and Jenny Lin Talk About Steinway Spirio

Steinway Spirio is the world's finest player piano system, available exclusively on select Steinway grand pianos. A masterpiece of engineering, Steinway Spirio provides the unrivaled musical experience that Steinway’s customers expect, producing the most accurate reproduction of live performances ever achieved on a Steinway & Sons piano. Delicate pedaling, subtle phrasing, soft trills, and thundering fortissimos present no difficulty for Steinway Spirio. Damper and keyshift pedaling are replicated with unparalleled accuracy, following the pianist’s depressions and releases smoothly and precisely over the entire range of motion.

 


 

Steinway & Sons - Features & Benefits

In this video, Ron Losby, President - Americas, Steinway & Sons, covers some of the patented features that make a Steinway the world's finest piano.

To find out more and view all of the available grand and upright models, visit www.steinwaypianos.com/steinway


 

Boston Piano - Features & Benefits

View this video to find out the features that elevate the Boston Piano to a class of its own within its price range.

To find out more and view all of the available grand and upright models, visit www.steinwaypianos.com/boston

Music performed on a Boston Piano by jazz pianist David Esleck.


 

Essex Pianos - Benefits & Features

View this video to see firsthand the features that make the Essex Piano the best choice in its price range for anyone looking for a quality piano at an affordable price.

To find out more and view all of the available grand and upright models, visit www.steinwaypianos.com/essex


 

Steinway & Sons - Now & Then

In 1853, German immigrant Henry E. Steinway founded Steinway & Sons in New York City with the goal of building the best piano possible. In the pursuit of that goal, he began one of the great American success stories.

Many things have changed outside the walls of the Steinway & Sons factory over the course of more than a century and a half, but most important things have remained exactly the same... Steinway pianos continue to be handcrafted with pride in New York City. Steinway & Sons continues to employ a skilled, local workforce that uses many techniques which have been passed down for generations in creating these magnificent instruments. The original vision and goal of Henry E. Steinway to build the best piano possible continues on as the goal and vision of many.


 

All-Steinway Schools - A Legacy of Excellence

This video represents a sampling of academic leaders from institutions that proudly call themselves "All-Steinway." Listen to their personal accounts of what makes this designation so important to each of their music programs and their schools as a whole.

Watch more video about the Steinway Institutional Program →


 

Note by Note, The Making of Steinway L1037
A Plow Production Film by Ben Niles

"Note By Note" is a feature-length independent documentary that follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand, #L1037— from forest floor to concert hall. It explores the relationship between musician and instrument, chronicles the manufacturing process, and illustrates what makes each Steinway unique in this age of mass production. From the factory floor in Queens to Steinway Hall in Manhattan, each piano's journey is complex—spanning 12 months, 12,000 parts, 450 craftsmen, and countless hours of fine-tuned labor. Filmed in key Steinway locations—the factory, Steinway's reserved "Bank," and private auditions—Note By Note is a loving celebration of not just craftsmanship, but of a dying breed of person who is deeply connected to working by hand. In the end, this is an ode to the most unexpected, and perhaps ironic, of unsung heroes. It reminds us how extraordinary the dialogue can be between an artist and an instrument—crafted out of human hands but borne of the materials of nature. more 


 

Inside the Steinway Factory w/ Kent Webb (Manager Technical Services)

Shueh-li Ong, founder of internationally renown electronic group Xenovibes, is taken on a personal tour of the birthplace of Steinway pianos by Kent Webb (mgr tech services.) This part 1 of a series of video snippets was taken at the factory in Astoria Queens. 

 

Local Performances

The 5 Browns Perform at Steinway Hall - Fort Worth

The 5 Browns made a special appearance at Steinway Hall - Fort Worth on September 9th, 2009. The 5 Browns peformed three pieces and then answered questions from the audience.


 

Lang Lang Plays Ping Pong at Steinway Hall - Fort Worth

The world famous classical pianist takes on all comers in table tennis at a Steinway store in Fort Worth, Texas. He was smashing, until a ringer showed up. (April 1st, 2008)

 

 

 

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