Interesting facts about Steinway grand pianos

Permanent values

The best time to invest in a Steinway grand or upright piano is always the same: now. Why? The unavoidable price increases for new Steinways also increase the value of used Steinways. A Steinway grand piano is an investment that convinces: The company philosophy “To build the best piano possible” has always been the maxim of every Steinway employee. The masterly workmanship and its inimitable sound make a Steinway the dream of many musicians. The brand enjoys great international popularity as it has been appreciated for its perfection and innovation since 1853. These are the criteria that have made a Steinway an instrument that is valued worldwide as an investment.

Value development

The Steinway models at a glance

Modell S-155

Length

155 cm

Width

146 cm

Weight

267 kg

Modell M-170

Length

170 cm

Width

146,5 cm

Weight

281 kg

Modell O-180

Length

180 cm

Width

146,5 cm

Weight

286 kg

Modell A-188

Length

188 cm

Width

147 cm

Weight

325 kg

Modell B-211

Length

211 cm

Width

148 cm

Weight

354 kg

Modell C-227

Length

227 cm

Width

155 cm

Weight

425 kg

Modell D-274

Length

274 cm

Width

157 cm

Weight

500 kg

The pianist Angelina Hewitt on (musical) memory

“As with sex and religion, we don’t like to talk about memory”

Link to The Guardian article (Copyright The Guardian)