WILH. STEINBERG pianos are reputed in inheriting handcraft piano-making tradition. Combining modern technology, WILH. STEINBERG pianos have accomplished an outstanding success. Inheriting the legendary achievement has become one of the most important topics for WILH. STEINBERG. Eisenberg has already established its own piano-making experience over 135 years, which guarantees perfect German quality pianos for every customer with satisfaction by its reliable performance, outstanding touch and convenient care in reasonable prices.
WILH. STEINBERG pianos use soundboards that were originally made from spruce sourced from the Italian region of Val di Fiemme. Violins made by Stradivarius, another celebrated name in the world of musical instruments, also use the exceptional hardwood from the Val di Fiemme region.
WILH. STEINBERG pianos are assembled from over 6,000 components, of which, 60% are made from wood. Before any piano leaves the factory, it has to go through a battery of tests and procedures, the most critical being the soundboard test. At present, WILH. STEINBERG pianos source their Alaskan spruce from the best suppliers in the world for their beautifully balanced and wonderful soundboards. Pianos made during the early days of its 135 year history originally used individually numbered solid wood spruce from Italy’s Val di Fiemme district. Trees from the region can grow to 1,000m tall and posses tight growth rings, one of the most important contributing factors to the outstanding quality of WILH. STEINBERG pianos. It was understood that, like WILH. STEINBERG pianos, the Stradivarius violins were also made from wood sourced from this region. The unique characteristics of the wood imbued the finished instruments with an exhilarating sound quality and intense tonal properties that would attract global acclaim.
WILH. STEINBERG piano’s soundboard is the benchmark of rich tone and extraordinary quality Trees from the Val di Fiemme region. This rare phenomenon is specific to this type of hardwood and is key to bestowing soundboards made from it with an unusually long-lasting sound quality. This hardwood was greatly sought after by the world’s instrument makers. As WILH. STEINBERG was already enjoying a strong relationship with local soundboard maker, Ciresa, it continued to enjoy a steady and reliable supply.