Steinway Model S Grand Piano

The STEINWAY MODEL S Baby Grand Piano, standing at a modest 5' 1" (155 cm), represents a harmonious blend of compact design and unparalleled musicality. As the smallest among the Steinway grands, the Model S was ingeniously introduced in the 1930s, opening the door for the majestic Steinway sound to grace even the most limited spaces. Despite its smaller size, this baby grand piano does not compromise on the exquisite sound quality and precise craftsmanship that Steinway is renowned for. Its compact dimensions make it a perfect choice for intimate living spaces, allowing music enthusiasts to experience the rich tones and responsive action characteristic of larger Steinway grand pianos, even in cozy environments where space is at a premium.

The Model S Baby Grand Piano embodies Steinway's commitment to innovation, catering to the needs of pianists and music lovers who seek the distinctive Steinway experience within a limited area. Its introduction in the 1930s marked a pivotal moment in the evolution of piano design, showcasing Steinway's ability to create instruments that transcend the constraints of space without compromising on musical excellence. Today, the Model S continues to be a cherished choice for those who value both the artistry of piano playing and the aesthetics of a beautifully designed instrument, bringing the timeless elegance of Steinway into a wide array of homes and intimate spaces around the world.






Bridges & Pinblock


Cast Iron Plate

"Probably the central thing about Steinway for me is the singing, sustaining tone... The tone that has personality, that's human, that's not ‘just a sound’ but seems to have a kind of life of its own."


Steinway Artist




Length: 5' 1" (155cm)

Width: 57¾" (147 cm)

Net Weight: 579 lbs (263 kg)


3 solid spruce with a volume of 1,050 cu. In. (17,202 cm3); Spruce provides tensile strength with less weight.

Maple dowels fasten braces to rim & crossblock producing a single homogenous foundation upon which is built the tonal component. Note: Treble bell is not required in smaller grands of lesser tensions.


Overstrung; combination agraffe; Front AND rear duplex.

Tension: 32,332 lbs. (14,550 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: 45½" (116 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.