Steinway & Sons Reproducing Grand Piano

Description (Brief):

This reproducing grand piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York in 1930. This model “AR” grand has a Duo-Art reproducing mechanism in a remote concertola cabinet. This cabinet holds multiple player rolls in a location away from the piano, and allows these rolls to be played consecutively and automatically. The piano is serial number 271205(?), and has a compass of AAA-c5, repetition action, felt hammers, 1, 2, or 3 steel strings per note, 3 pedals: una corda, sostenuto and dampers, a one-piece iron frame, cross-strung, and an English oak case, ornately carved with spirally-twisted carved legs, and no curved sides.

Date Made: 1930

Maker: Steinway & Sons

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Dean E. Burget, Jr., M.D. and Undine Ehrman Burget

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0587.01Catalog Number: 1983.0587.01Accession Number: 1983.0587

Object Name: piano

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)


Record Id: nmah_1067980

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