Steinway & Sons.

Unsurpassed piano artistry.

Handmade marking on a grand piano from Steinway & Sons.

Masterpieces of sound.

“When it comes to music, I’m a perfectionist.” For pianists like Joja Wendt, the pianos from the legendary piano manufacturer are more than just an instrument. They are magical. Works of art. Personalities with a soul. The absolute yardstick. Steinway & Sons, the legendary piano manufacturer from New York, maintains the tradition of craftsmanship at the highest standards. Every Steinway is a man-made masterpiece.

Martha Argerich. Lang Lang. Keith Jarrett or Billy Joel. Today, the Steinway Artist family includes more than 1,800 artists of all genres from all over the world. The perfection of the famous pianos is treasured by all of them. Including pianist Joja Wendt. Like Steinway & Sons, he is also committed to AXOR’s motto: Form Follows Perfection.

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Piano production at Steinway & Sons.

A commitment to perfection: AXOR and Steinway & Sons

“To build the best piano possible.” A commitment to consummate craftsmanship, perfect design and an unprecedented brilliance of sound. The sound of a Steinway & Sons piano lets these aspirations of company founder Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg resonate with every note. Aspirations that he shares with AXOR: design and function in harmony.

Form Follows Perfection. Today, the instruments from this long-established company underline AXOR’s passion for perfection at exclusive events. Of the highest musical caliber.

Housing (rim) of a Steinway piano.
The Steinway integral housing – or rim – consists of up to 20 layers of hardwood. All made of maple and mahogany. Formed into the typical shape by means of a bending block developed in-house.
Cast iron plate from piano manufacturer Steinway & Sons.
The cast iron plate, weighing up to nearly 400 pounds, absorbs the tensile forces of the strings. Smooth-polished and bronzed by hand. Finished off with the famous Steinway & Sons logo.
Hammers and strings from the piano manufacturer Steinway & Sons.
Regulation of the mechanics. Perfect coordination of the approximately 7,500 individual components. Ensuring that the 88 keys, wippens, hammers and strings all work together seamlessly.
Intonation at Steinway & Sons.
The intonation determines the quality of the tone. A voicing needle is used to prick the hammerhead felts to make them more elastic. Until the grand piano sounds like a Steinway & Sons. Perfection of sound.
Spirio from Steinway.

Tonal innovation of the highest standard.

Having developed 125 patents, Steinway & Sons is considered to be the founder of modern piano construction. This craftsmanship has been seen at its factories in Hamburg and New York for more than 160 years. A perfect recent example: Spirio. A self-playing system. Installed additionally in the grand piano and controlled via app. Recordings by Steinway Artists. Played back as accurately as at a concert. An unparalleled, authentic audio experience, which is also rated by pianist Joja Wendt.