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EGP-155C

5’1″ BABY GRAND PIANO

Our smallest grand piano, the EGP-155C is not small when it comes to volume, thanks to Steinway–designed features to maximize the potential of this instrument.

EBONY POLISH | EBONY SATIN | WHITE POLISH | FRENCH CHERRY SATIN

EGP-173C

5’8″ GRAND PIANO

The EGP-173C or “Classic Grand” is the style by which all others are judged. This Classic Sheraton design has withstood the test of time for over 100 years since it was first introduced by Steinway & Sons in 1900.

EBONY POLISH

  • All Wooden Action Parts
  • Adjustable Artist Bench
  • Spade Legs and Beveled Edges
  • Polished Brass Hardware
  • Slow-Fall Fallboard
  • Lower Tension String Scale for Increased Tonal Clarity, Depth, & Sustain

EUP-108C Steinway-Designed Essex

42 1/2″ Upright

The STEINWAY-DESIGNED ESSEX piano incorporates the latest design specifications and engineering standards from STEINWAY & SONS.  Learn more about why the ESSEX remains the best choice in its price range for anyone looking for a quality piano at an affordable price.

The styling of the Continental Upright (EUP-108C) puts it at home in any décor. The contemporary design offers distinctive and stylish elegance at an affordable price.

EUP-111E Steinway-Designed Essex

43 3/4″ Upright

The STEINWAY-DESIGNED ESSEX piano incorporates the latest design specifications and engineering standards from STEINWAY & SONS.  Learn more about why the ESSEX remains the best choice in its price range for anyone looking for a quality piano at an affordable price.

The Classic Studio Upright (EUP-111E) is the perfect choice for any home. With its classic design, it is sure to compliment any interior space.

EUP-116 Steinway-Designed Essex

46″ Upright

The STEINWAY-DESIGNED ESSEX piano incorporates the latest design specifications and engineering standards from STEINWAY & SONS.  Learn more about why the ESSEX remains the best choice in its price range for anyone looking for a quality piano at an affordable price.

With a variety of styles, you’ll find the perfect fit for your home.

EUP-123 Steinway-Designed Essex

48″ Upright

The STEINWAY-DESIGNED ESSEX piano incorporates the latest design specifications and engineering standards from STEINWAY & SONS.  Learn more about why the ESSEX remains the best choice in its price range for anyone looking for a quality piano at an affordable price.

  • Massive Staggered Backposts
  • All Wooden Action Parts
  • Mute Pedal
  • Brass Casters
  • Polished Brass Hardware
  • Lower Tension String Scale for Increased Tonal Clarity, Depth, & Sustain
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WE SERVICE THE FOLLOWING AREAS

EASTERN WASHINGTON: Tri Cities, Yakima, Wenatchee, Walla Walla, Greater Spokane Area, Pullman.

NORTHERN IDAHO: From Moscow/Lewiston → North. (CDA/Sandpoint).

STATE OF MONTANA

If you are not in one of these areas, please contact your local dealer.

Soundboard

As Long As It's Spruce, Right?

Having the soundboard made out of solid spruce is the first step. But there’s a lot more to it. That’s a bit like saying a car has tires. There can be a drastic difference in quality.

THE SCIENCE

Think back to those early science classes in elementary or middle school where you learned about tree growth. When you cut a tree in half, you can count the rings telling you how old the tree is. You can also look how close the rings are together. This tells you how fast or slow the tree grew.

The closer the rings are together, the slower it grew. It also makes it stronger. These trees are more expensive so not every piano uses the best quality spruce.

TIGHT GRAIN

A good quality soundboard should have very tight grain. (or grain that is close together) Soundwaves travel through the grain. A tight grain allows more of the sound to be captured; thus producing a longer sustain and better tone.

TAPERED

A good quality soundboard will be tapered. This allows more vibrations and longer sustain. Thus producing a richer, fuller tone. 

An advanced version of tapering, The Diaphragmatic Tapered Soundboard, was originally patented by STEINWAY & SONS in 1936.

*Most every manufacturer makes a piano with this feature. It’s just a matter of what price you have to pay to obtain it. Everyone agrees this makes a better piano.

Vertically Laminated Bridge

A Crucial Part Of Any Piano Design.

When a hammer strikes the string of a piano, that tone begins to decay. The purpose of everything under the lid of a piano is to capture as much of that tone before it goes away.

The first contact for those string vibrations is the bridge.

There are essentially two types of bridges made in modern pianos these days; a bridge made of a solid piece of wood with a cap or a bridge that is pieces of wood vertically laminated together with a cap.

The difference is quite simple. The premium feature, vertically laminated bridge, is stronger and takes the tone from the string down to the soundboard several times faster that a solid bridge.

Many piano companies choose to leave this upgrade feature off their upright pianos and several models of their lower prices grand pianos.

The vertically laminated bridge was originally patented by STEINWAY & SONS in 1880.

*Most every manufacturer makes a piano with this feature. It’s just a matter of what price you have to pay to obtain it. Everyone agrees this makes a better piano.

Duplex Scale

That Beautiful Bell-Like Ringing...

A duplex scale design can enhance the treble section of the piano so that it projects and sings to balance out the bass section.

This is done by tuning the aliquot of string between the bridge pin and the hitch pin on the plate. You’ll notice a shinny silver bar with various mounds where the strings goes over. These are strategically placed to create a harmony with the tuning of that string.

This is a feature generally found on grand pianos and is an easy one to spot.

A good rule of thumb is if the manufacturer is cutting costs by not providing this feature that you can see, they are most likely cutting costs where you cannot.

The Duplex Scale was originally patented by STEINWAY & SONS in 1872.

*Most every manufacturer makes a piano with this feature. It’s just a matter of what price you have to pay to obtain it. Everyone agrees this makes a better piano.

Rim of the
Grand Piano

Inner Rim

The inner rim is where the soundboard is glued and is a critical part in the capture of tone.

When a note is played, the soundboard vibrates. These vibrations ripple through the soundboard and out to all the edges. A Maple Inner Rim helps force the vibrations back to the soundboard allowing longer sustain and resulting in a wider dynamic range.

Outer Rim

The outer rim provides reinforcement for the inner rim. The inner and outer-most layer is reserved for the finish of the piano.

Unique feature: STEINWAY & SONS grand pianos use layers of Maple on both the inner and outer rims and form them all at once.

*Most every manufacturer makes a piano with a denser maple inner rim. It’s just a matter of what price you have to pay to obtain it. Everyone agrees this makes a better piano.

Hammers with Underfelting

Everyone Wants Something That Will Last

One of the most common statements we get in this industry is customers want something that will last and hold value.

One of the most common “upgrade” features manufacturers offer is Hammers With Underfelting.

This is exactly want it sounds like.  It is a regular piano hammer but with a dense underfelt. It is easy to spot as it’s usually a darker colored felt such as red or purple.

This extra felt gives you the ability to have more control over your playing and increases your ability to widen your dynamic range. It will also help the hammers to hold their shape and last longer.

As stated before, if the manufacturer is cutting costs by not providing this feature that you can see, they are most likely cutting costs where you cannot.

*Most every manufacturer makes a piano with this feature. It’s just a matter of what price you have to pay to obtain it. Everyone agrees this makes a better piano.

Sostenuto Pedal

You Never Know When You Might Use It

The Sostenuto pedal is that middle pedal on a grand piano. Many people ask us what it’s used for. 

The sostenuto pedal allows you to sustain a selected group of notes by pressing the desired keys down and then engaging the sostenuto pedal. This will free up your hands to play other notes un-sustained.

Many people purchase less expensive grand pianos because they feel they’d never have need for or use this feature. And if it was the only feature missing, maybe you wouldn’t miss much.

Unfortunately the piano that doesn’t have this feature will not have most premium features. And…you CAN spend about the same amount (if not less) and get this and other premium features.

*Most every manufacturer makes a piano with this feature. It’s just a matter of what price you have to pay to obtain it. Everyone agrees this makes a better piano.

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