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Steinway and Pianist Video Piano Lessons
Pianist magazine and Steinway London have joined forces to present online video piano lessons direct from Steinway Hall, London, where pianist-teacher Graham Fitch demonstrates how to play staccato...
London International Piano Symposium
Welcome to The Art and Science of Piano Performance: An interdisciplinary symposium for the enhancement of teaching and performance in the twenty-first century. 'The first of three-day...
Concerts in Steinway Hall: August - December 2012
Concerts Schedule from August - December, 2012
Compositions for Pianos and Orchestras
It’s reported that between the tender ages of six and ten; Wolfgang Mozart composed his first piece. From then, he went on to entertain and amaze all who listened to him, with over 600...
Grand Pianos for Concert Stages
If you grew up playing a piano in your school orchestra it’s possible that you’ll have had dreams of sitting on stage, in front of thousands of admiring fans. If you’re fortunate...
Care and Maintenance for Pianos
A piano is a lifetime investment and as such the right care and maintenance needs to be given to ensure that a high standard of performance is maintained. Here at Steinway we understand the musical...
Tips for Buying Used Pianos
Here at Steinway Hall, we’re proud of our reputation as the world’s finest piano makers – it’s a legacy that we’ve worked very hard to preserve over the years....
Writing Music for Playing on Pianos
The best way to compose music is to experiment with different notes on the piano itself. By playing around, you can establish a melody which will form the basis for your composition. If you are...
Advice for Buying Pianos Wisely
When you’re in the business of buying a luxury car, it is likely that before you part with your hard earned money you will examine the vehicle to ensure that it’s in a pristine condition...
The Difference Between Toning and Piano Tuning
The difference between toning and tuning a piano is often mistaken or commonly misunderstood. At Steinway Hall we pride ourselves on providing a quality and informative service. Piano toning or...
Piano Tuning for Pitch Raising
When listening to some of the great musicians stroke the ivory keys on their pianos, the sounds created can be mesmerising. Getting the piano in your home or school to produce similarly soft and...
Piano Servicing and String Breakages
Some of the greatest music ever composed was done so using a piano, including the music of Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin and Billy Joel – the latter famously played his music using an elegant piano...
How Frequently Does My Piano Need Tuning?
In order to maintain the highest levels of performance and sound quality, regular piano tuning is a must. The tuning of a piano is a skilled procedure and involves making sure that the strings...
Look After Your Piano: A Guide to Piano Servicing
Investing into the master craftsmanship of a fine instrument as a Steinway, is an exciting and significant moment for any musician. Following the careful and intricate procedure leading to the...
A Professional Guide to Buying Pianos
When looking to purchase a piano, there are a number of elements that you need to take into consideration to ensure that you are purchasing the best piano for you. That is why we here at Steinway...
Advice Before You Buy a Piano
Purchasing a top of the range piano is not something to be taken lightly, and to ensure that it remains in the best possible condition and consistently provides you with beautiful sounding music...
How to Restore Old Pianos
Lasting through decades to provide a beautifully handcrafted musical centrepiece, a Steinway piano will remain standing tall and proud within any home. Due to the intricate craftsmanship and highest...
John Lennon Imagine Series
How Do Pianos Generate Their Sound?
Pianos are complex and intricate instruments, comprising of thousands upon thousands of parts. Each lever, hammer, string and bridge work together in perfect harmony and seamless motion to create the...
The Best Methods for Piano Tuning
Having your piano regularly tuned is essential in ensuring that it always works to the optimum standards therefore delivering beautifully sounding music at all times. Here at Steinway, we recommend...
How Often Does A Piano Need Servicing?
To ensure that your piano is always working to optimum level and continually creating beautifully sounding music, a regular service is essential. Here at Steinway, our high quality pianos are...
Tips For Learning To Play Pianos
With a range exceeding seven octaves, spread over 88 keys, modern pianos are versatile instruments capable of achieving diverse, rich and beautiful music. The possibilities surrounding such a classic...
Different Types of Piano
You could be forgiven for believing that all pianos are the same; however there are a number of different styles of pianos that vary in size, colour, performance and material. Here at Steinway...
Advice For Buying Grand Pianos
Buying a Steinway piano isn't a regular purchase—it's a life-long investment into a classic design, built on one hundred and fifty seven years of history. For over a century, we have carefully...