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The hundred percent black Steinway grand

Laurel Speer

The hundred percent black Steinway grand

15 stories

by Laurel Speer

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Gusto Press in Bronx, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Laurel Speer ; [cover art & photo, Don Speer].
SeriesGusto Press short story discovery series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.S7417 Hu, PS3569.P434 Hu
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4429308M
LC Control Number79055766

  Surely no artifact is richer in tactile values than a modern concert grand piano — that is, the gleaming key, nine-foot monster perfected by C. F. Theodore Steinway and William Steinway Author: Edmund Morris. For more than years, Steinway & Sons has been one of the world's most recognized piano brands. Preferred by a majority of concert pianists worldwide, each piano is a handmade, one-of-a-kind piece that receives a serial number when it is "born" to identify the year it was produced. Once you trace a Steinway piano serial number, the Steinway.

Steinway & Sons was founded in New York in , and went on to be the undoubtedly most popular piano manufacturer in the world. Steinway was an inventor and innovator, and he is responsible for a great many patents that improved and modernized piano manufacturing techniques throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. $ shipping. Brand: Steinway & Sons. A , Steinway Model V upright piano with a black case and brass fittings.

Excellently and diligently written, this little book tells the story of one Steinway concert grand piano from conception to adolescence. Barron loves the piano, respects the Company, and is dilgent in showing the evolution of Steinway, as well as the creation of one, new opus - a 9 foot concert piano/5(47).   Steinway employs about people in the United States. The company also has a manufacturing plant in Hamburg, Germany. Last year the company had sales of a little more than $ million.


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The hundred percent black Steinway grand by Laurel Speer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The hundred percent black Steinway grand: 15 stories. [Laurel Speer; Gusto Press.]. The gestation period for a $, Steinway concert grand piano is 11 months, give or take a few days, though that's counting neither the journey of the timber from the forest nor the shopping and bargaining trip made by Steinway's shrewd purchasing agent to buy the wood/5(55).

A brilliant book giving the history of the Steinway piano. This book gives a full insight into the development and manufacture of these exceptional instruments and shows why these pianos are the finest in the world and hence the first choice of classical musicians. This The hundred percent black Steinway grand book is a 'must' for any lover of pianos and their music/5(15).

In its first fifty years, Steinway made nearly one hundred thousand pianos (99, to be exact; No.delivered to the White House inis now at the Smithsonian Institution). The next thirty-five years were Steinway's busiest. It made two hundred thousand pianos/5(6).

Piano Classics to Grow On (The Steinway Library of Piano Music) Paperback – February 1, by Alfred Music (Contributor) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 4/4(6). A black lacquer finish is added, and only then is the case ready to be installed as a component of a grand piano in progress.

The Steinway process also puts a premium on skilled workers. Steinway has always been an employer of immigrant labor, beginning with the German craftsmen and laborers hired by founder Henry Steinway in the s and s.

A Legendary Investment. SinceSteinways have been handmade to last for generations, and they do. While other piano brands depreciate in value dramatically as years go by, Steinways have a unique and remarkable history of financial appreciation. In fact, a vintage Steinway grand can be expected to increase in value to many times its original purchase price.

MANUFACTURERS SUGGESTED LIST PRICES. Prices are given only for the lowest-priced style of each model. These are Manufacturers Suggested List Prices. This list does not include the many furniture styles and finishes.

Any such price list would only cause confusion in the marketplace. Private labels are omitted. Steinway makes six sizes of grand piano.

All ebony, mahogany, and walnut grand models come with an adjustable artist bench, the others with a regular bench. The 5′ 1″ model S is very good for a small grand, but has the usual limitations of any small piano and so is.

Steinway Grands. The Steinway grand is the gold standard of musical instruments, representing over years of dedication to craftsmanship and uncompromised is for these reasons that over 19 out of 20 concert pianists choose the Steinway grand piano — and why the instrument remains at the heart of cultured homes the world over.

Download the Steinway Brochure. Steinway: An American Story InGerman 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 developed the unparalleled steinway and built a legacy that stands as one of America’s greatest success stories.

The first book based on the rich archive of Steinway business and family papers at LaGuardia Community College in New York, as well as on interviews with family members and company employees in the United States, Germany, and England, Steinway & Sons describes the making and marketing of an American cultural icon.

Founded in New York in by Cited by: 2. Model D: Measuring 8′ 11 3⁄4″, the Model D Steinway grand piano is designed for the concert stage and is overwhelmingly chosen by concert pianists. The flagship Model D ranges from $, to $, The Steinway & Sons factory in Hamburg, Germany produces seven models of Steinway grand pianos that are comparable in size to those Location: Sanden Dr.

STEDallas,TX. (Amadeus). This is the story of how the Steinway piano came to be the instrument of choice for the world's greatest pianists. InTheodore Steinway wrote this narrative in longhand on yellow legal pads as a tribute to his father and to commemorate the first years of Steinway & Sons.

The book was a memento for employees and was never released to the public.3/5(1). Steinway has been described as a prominent piano company, known for making pianos of high quality and for inventions within the area of piano development.

Steinway has been granted patents in piano making; the first in The company's share of the high-end grand piano market consistently exceeds 80 d: March 5, ( years ago), in. It's easy to imagine this book was written by John McPhee and, if it had been, it would be one of his better works.

James Barron takes the reader through all of the major stages of building a particular Steinway concert grand piano and the journey is interesting, informative, light hearted and surprising.4/5. Steinway Today. Master to apprentice, generation after generation, every Steinway is built with experience decades in the making — by artisans who take pride and time to humanize a piano still made by hand, who strive for and achieve continuous innovation and Steinway & Sons grand and upright is a masterpiece of craftsmanship and a consummate work of art.

Steinway D D (or D) is the model name of a concert grand piano, the flagship of the Steinway & Sons piano company, first built in It is generally described as the first choice of most concert pianists.

At cm (8′11¾″) long, cm (5′1¼″) wide and kg ( pounds), the D is too large for most domestic situations. % Steinway % Guaranteed. Certified Pre-owned pianos direct from the New York Factory. Now available direct from Steinway & Sons — buying a pre-owned Steinway has never been easier.

Get the peace of mind from knowing your used Steinway is a true Steinway A CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED STEINWAY. Naturally, the company seeks constantly to increase its share of the market--which, in its case, is nearly synonymous with increasing production (last year, as the number of grand pianos sold in the U.S.

declined by about 10 percent, the number sold by Steinway increased by almost 5 percent). Steinway Piano Reseller. Steinway Piano Sales, or Sell your Steinway Piano to us. Our Pre-Owned Steinway Pianos are gently used, in like new condition, many just a few years old.

Sell my Steinway Piano. +1 () Steinway Grand Sitemap.SOLD Fully restored German Steinway grand piano; 3 pedals; immaculate and highly recommended;,Grand,Grand in black. 10yr g'tee: Oxford Shop: £ xx More Details Here. Steinway Model A: Grand: SOLD German Steinway in immaculate condition and little used in black.

5yr g'tee: Oxford Shop: £  Steinway model S 5-foot -inch baby grand in ebony lists for $61, and Steinway dealers discount very little because of the limited production. They only produce a little over 1, pianos a year. Steinway also sells Chinese pianos manufactured b.