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Steinway & Sons

Ronald V. Ratcliffe

Steinway & Sons

by Ronald V. Ratcliffe

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Steinway & Sons -- History.,
  • Steinway piano.,
  • Piano makers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSteinway and Sons., Steinway.
    StatementRonald V. Ratcliffe ; text updated by Stuart Isacoff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML424.S76 R4 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22480791M
    ISBN 100811833895

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The Ronald Ratcliffe book is given as a gift to all of my customers who purchase this fine piano and reminds everyone everything they would ever want to know about Steinway/5(12). Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, a cabinetmaker and piano maker from Seesen, Germany, emigrated with his family to the United States inand established Steinway & Sons in Steinway Grands.

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That is the Steinway Promise. Download Sample Certificate. 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.

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This is the remarkable story of Steinway & Sons, builders of premium pianos in America for the past century. The large and talented family of German immigrants founded their workshop in and had assumed a prominent role in the social, political, and cultural life of New York by the latter half of the 19th century.

The craftsmanship and technical innovation practiced in the Steinway. Directory of Used Piano Prices. This section lists the average resale prices for used pianos. The important word here is average. 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 g: Steinway & Sons.

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