Steinway Model A Grand Piano

The STEINWAY MODEL A Salon Grand Piano, measuring 6' 2" (188 cm), stands as a testament to the exceptional craftsmanship and engineering prowess of Steinway & Sons. Renowned for its ability to deliver a remarkable and rich sound in a medium-scale instrument, the Model A Salon Grand embodies the essence of musical excellence. Despite its smaller size in comparison to larger grand pianos, this instrument doesn't compromise on sound quality. It resonates with a robust and warm tone that captivates listeners, making it a favorite among pianists and enthusiasts alike.

One of the key features that make the Model A Salon Grand piano extraordinary is its design, which allows the solid spruce soundboard to resonate freely and efficiently. This design innovation ensures that the piano produces a grand sound that rivals its larger counterparts. The meticulous attention to detail and the use of high-quality materials are hallmarks of Steinway's commitment to creating instruments of unparalleled musicality. The Model A Salon Grand Piano is not merely a musical instrument; it is a masterpiece that embodies the legacy and heritage of Steinway, offering pianists an exceptional playing experience and captivating audiences with its powerful and expressive sound.






Bridges & Pinblock


Cast Iron Plate

"Owing to its perfection, the Steinway gives the pianist, wherever he plays, absolute security."


Steinway Artist




Length: 6' 2" (188 cm)

Width: 57¾" (147 cm)

Net Weight: 720 lbs (327 kg)


3 solid spruce braces with a volume of 1,387 cu. in. (22,729 cm3); Spruce provides tensile strength with less weight.

Maple dowels fasten braces to rim producing a single homogenous foundation upon which is built the entire tonal component. A cast iron treble bell, affixed to rim's underside at treble bend, holds plate firmly in position by means of a steel bolt. The Steinway & Sons iron wedge anchors brace ends securely to crossblock assuring permanent rim posture.


Overstrung; combination agraffe; Front AND rear duplex.

Tension: 41,888 lbs. (19,000 kg)


Made from durable, resinous sugar pine to assure strong and constant support of string down-bearing on the soundboard; rib ends are hand-fitted.


Premium blued steel; rust-resistant, nickeled heads


Treble: twelve whole & one-half sizes from high-tensile Swedish steel.

Bass: Swedish steel core wire wound with pure copper.

Longest: Agraffe/bridge: 55⅝" (141 cm)


Premium wool top felt and under felt; treated to resist insects and moisture. Compression-wired to maintain permanent shape. Hornbeam hammer moldings and shanks.


Horizontal-cut premium wool for effective dampening with maple heads for endurance.


European spruce, individually weighed-off. Chip-proof, stain-resistant coverings for naturals; slip-proof, abraded ebonized sharps. Durable Linden wood buttons reinforce keys over balance rail, permitting maximum tonal power with every strike. Longest key: 19" (48.3 cm).


Made from planks of quarter-sawn spruce. Horizonal and vertical birch planks present a vented system for humidity escapement. Crowned and reverse-crowned action frame gives a snug fit, intensifies key movement and prevents "slapping" during heavy playing. Large maple dowel ends provide a solid mount for adjustable brass touch-regulating screws. Thickness: 1¾" (4.45 cm).


Heavy, solid brass. Soft, sustaining, and full sostenuto.