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Steinway

from glory to controversy : the family, the business, the piano
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Mosaic Press , Oakville, Ont, Buffalo, N.Y
Steinway family., Steinway & Sons -- History., Piano makers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History., Steinway piano -- His
Statementby Susan Goldenberg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML424.S76
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22265071M
ISBN 100889626073

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.

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Steinway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This lavishly illustrated book tells the remarkable story of the Steinway company /5(8). Jazz Piano Play Along: You Plus a Jazz Ensemble, Book & 2 CDs (The Steinway Library of Piano Music) by Noreen Grey Lienhard and Edward Shanaphy | Feb 1, out of 5 stars 4.

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When the technician scoffs at the idea, asking, “Does it. Blue Book Of Pianos: STEINWAY & SONS: PIANO INDUSTRY STANDARD PRICING.

Prices are given only for the lowest-priced style of each model. These are actual selling prices. This list does not include the many furniture styles and finishes. Any such price list. THE STEINWAY HUNTER BOOK. Home Shop About Updates Contact Site powered by Weebly.

Managed by HyperMart. Home Shop About Updates Contact. MANUFACTURERS SUGGESTED LIST PRICES. Prices are given only for the lowest-priced style of each model. These are Manufacturers Suggested List Prices.

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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 Serial Numbers by Year Manufactured.

Please Note: Serial numbers represent the approximate ending serial number for the year of production for New York and Hamburg pianos. Steinway Serial numbers for some early production may span more than one year.

= = = = Directory of Used Piano Prices. This section lists the average resale prices for used pianos. The important word here is average.

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The value of a specific piano model may be determined on the basis of the price shown; however, you must consider the condition and make-ready cost of the instrument in question, plus the popularity of the style and finish in your particular area.

This authoritative and entertaining book tells the story of the Steinway piano company and the people behind it. The first book The Steinway—once called the Steinway book of the immortals"—is more than the preeminent American piano/5. 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 a German immigrant, the Steinway Cited by: 2. For over years, Steinway & Sons has been dedicated to making the finest pianos in the world. Our pioneering handcrafted methods are still employed today to ensure our uncompromising standards of quality, in turn ensuring that the Steinway remains the peerless instrument of.

I absolutely loved Mary Carter's charming and quirky book. Easy to read, easy to follow, I felt that I was in that tree with Sarah Steinway. I fell in love with Epps, of course, and like many middle aged women I longed for Sarah to run away with him and fight the Emperor Tides together/5.

Steinway Serial Numbers represent the approximate ending serial number for the year of production for New York and Hamburg pianos. Please Note: Serial numbers for. 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 early history of Steinway & Sons is fascinating, and is intimately connected to the history of New York City and the piano industry in general.

You can read a summary of it in The Piano Book; there are also several excellent books devoted to the subject.). While a used Steinway will always cost less than a new Steinway piano, the used price is entirely dependent on the latest price.

A typical used Steinway sells for 47% – 50% of today’s prices. For example, if a new Steinway S costs $72, then one can expect to pay between $34, –. Steinway & Sons is a unique entity in American history. Steinway is many things-an iconic piano, an American success story, a symbol of opulence, a metaphor for artistic passion, and a geographic locale.

Part of the fabric of two New York City boroughs, Steinway occupies a compelling place in the Pages: Larry Fine, American piano technician and author of The Piano Book, considers Hamburg Steinway pianos to be of a higher quality than Queens Steinway pianos.

Inthe Steinway factory in Queens made some changes in its manufacturing processes and materials in order to upgrade the quality of the Queens Steinway d: March 5, ( years ago), in.

In this book, Bob gives a voice to some of those pianos and we learn the answer to some of those questions." –Joe Ross Founder, Piano Technicians Guild Registered Piano Technician "Bob Friedman’s legacy as the Steinway Hunter has no doubt connected more Steinways with more people than anyone : Monkfish Book Publishing Company.

The Steinway Lifetime Trade-Up Promise. An Exclusive Offer Only from Steinway & Sons. When you purchase any Pre-Owned Steinway, you will receive % of the original purchase price in trade toward a new Steinway or Steinway-Designed piano of greater value for the lifetime of the instrument.

That is the Steinway Promise. Download Sample Certificate. Shop the latest titles by John H Steinway at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide. Ages of Steinway Pianos. Researchers studying the historical Steinway serial number books have found them to be a nest of inconsistencies.

First, with the exception of the years – and –, pianos were not always shipped in the order in which they were manufactured. Enjoy Tay Teas at Steinway Books We are proud to offer Tay Tea, a collection of complex and original blends of premium imported loose-leaf teas and organic, locally-grown herbs and botanicals.

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STEINWAY: 5'/2" "L" $19, $33, $39, YAMAHA: 6'0"/6'1" *C3/C3: $10, $22, $26, While the merits of musical instruments manufactu 25 or 10 years ago are now not necessarily affected by the commercial standing or historical record of their makers. Prospective used piano buyers want to know something about them.

This lavishly illustrated book tells the remarkable story of the Steinway company and its founding family. Heinrich Steinweg emigrated to America at the age of fifty-three with his large and talented family and founded Steinway & Sons, which was to become the builder of /5(3).

Steinway & Sons. January 16 at AM The Steinway "hyper-exclusive" Vault is an invitation-only, ultra-secure selection room for Steinway Limited Editions and select peerless instruments.

Each piano (The Vault presently houses seven) is lit individually in a “vignette,” with lighting tailored to each veneer. The vault currently offers /5(). 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.

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Download the Steinway Brochure. 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 a German immigrant, the Steinway. Roy F. Kehl (Evanston, IL; '), 'a fellow of the American Guild of Organists, was nationally recognized as a performer and improviser.

He also served as a member of the Hymn Music Committee of the Episcopal Church, making many contributions to the Hymnal David R.

Kirkland (New York City, NY'), 'a registered member of the Piano Technicians Guild, is an employee of Steinway /5(15).For Steinway grand pianos you want to look for this: So this Steinway grand’s serial number is #, using the chart below you can see that this piano was manufactured in circa Also the Letter stamped in ink above the serial number is the model of the piano.

In this case this is a model “M” which is 5’7” in length.