Steinway

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Steinway United States piano maker (born in Germany) who founded a famous piano manufacturing firm in New York (1797-1871)
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Usage

In literature:

The room was even larger than the library, all glittering surfaces, with two Steinway pianos.
"Song of the Lark" by Willa Cather
Many years later, when they wanted him to read to them in Steinway Hall, he gladly gave his services without charge.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Colclough's got a Steinway.
"The Grim Smile of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
Steinway Hall: Charles F. Tretbar, publisher.
"Chopin: The Man and His Music" by James Huneker
That Steinway grand the professor's got, did he hire it or buy it?
"The Music Master" by Charles Klein
Two girls were giving a concert at the Steinway next week.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
The anniversary commenced on Wednesday morning at Steinway Hall, New York.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
On Sunday evening, Ben, in company with his sister, her husband, and Charles, attended a sacred concert in Steinway Hall.
"Ben, the Luggage Boy;" by Horatio Alger
Val never regarded it as a good sign when he grappled with the Steinway.
"The Limit" by Ada Leverson
The pianoforte manufacturing house of Steinway and Sons established in New York City.
"Annals of Music in America" by Henry Charles Lahee
Always crows to the music of a sweet-voiced Steinway.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
One afternoon I accompanied Rubinstein from his hotel to Steinway Hall, where he was to give a recital.
"Memories of a Musical Life" by William Mason
The Webers, however, were ultimately put outside and the Steinways replaced.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I" by James H. Mapleson
The woodwork was sandal wood, of which likewise was the casing of a magnificent Steinway piano, which alone had cost 2,000 dollars.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II" by James H. Mapleson
I felt inspired, for the piano I was at was a magnificent grand that Steinway presented to Liszt only the other day.
"Music-Study in Germany" by Amy Fay
Chickering and Steinway have carried off prizes in a piano-forte tilt, each grudging the other his share of the common victory.
"From the Oak to the Olive" by Julia Ward Howe
Like Liszt, MacDowell and his Steinway were as the rider and his steed.
"Unicorns" by James Huneker
When Mr. William Fletcher gave his first lecture in England, in the Steinway Hall, my husband, Colonel Lean, and I, went to hear him.
"There is no Death" by Florence Marryatt
Ever continuing success remains a beautiful attribute of the world-renowned firm of Steinway & Sons.
"Franz Liszt" by James Huneker
There was a Steinway grand piano there, a beautiful instrument; he saw that the Twelfth Nocturne of Chopin stood open upon it.
"A Lost Cause" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
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In poetry:

We did not luff and we did nor wear,
But braced our topsails back,
Till the steinway drew us fair and true
Broadsides athwart her track.
"The Constitution's Last Fight" by James Jeffrey Roche
And so you may talk o' your Steinways and Strads,
Your wonderful organs and brasses sae braw;
But oot in the trenches jist gie me, ma lads,
Yon wee penny whistle o' Sandy McGraw.
"The Whistle Of Sandy McGraw" by Robert W Service

In news:

Steinway Fundraiser for Clayton Center.
History of Steinway and Sons.
Steinway Lyngdorf's $22,000 S-Series.
Final art show in Steinway Piano location.
News stories tagged with " steinway ".
Crane dedicates new fleet of Steinways.
Paul Wyse (left) with portrait and subject at the Steinway Hall unveiling in NYC.
Steinway Street goes Green.
John Lennon's White Steinway Piano Could Be Yours.
Motown sound to come from 1877 Steinway again.
A Visit With The Horowitz Steinway Piano.
Steinway Lyngdorf's LS Concert Speaker.
Steinway Lyngdorf's Peter Lyngdorf shows the new LS Concert Speaker.
Elegant visuals and minimal copy comprise the score for Wallwork Curry Sandler's first campaign for Steinway & Sons in more than two years.
32-41R Steinway Street Long Island City, NY 718-728-2822.
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