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Composer Jake Runestad's Dreams of the Fallen -- A Veterans Day Happening at the National WWII Museum

Sean Martinfield | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

The work is a unique tribute to war veterans. At its core is the story of a soldier returning home and absorbing back into everyday life. The libretto for the chorus is taken from the poetry of Brian Turner, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. The music of the pianist represents and reveals the soldier.

Steinway's Sale Is a Sour Note for Made in America

Brian Ross | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Brian Ross

"Made in America" took another major hit very quietly yesterday. An American musical institution, the 160-year-old American piano maker Steinway and S...

Visual Art Comes (Back) to Steinway Piano

James Grundvig | Posted 05.01.2013 | Arts
James Grundvig

In banging a soundboard in an open piano, feeling both the power and energy, Bill Youse drove home the point that Steinway is the Rolls Royce of piano manufacturers. That makes the abstract artist Lynx the new hood ornament of that grand piano.

Motown History Lives On With Help From Paul McCartney

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 10.30.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — In town for a concert last summer, Paul McCartney made his first-ever visit to Detroit's Motown Museum, the legendary two-story "Hitsv...

Magnificent Obsession

Rob Taub | Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts
Rob Taub

Steinway & Sons has been building pianos for 150 years, and in today's world of mass-production, the expression "fine craftsmanship" is nearly as extinct as the dinosaurs, so visiting this unique setting was a rewarding experience.

Astoria Characters: The Grave New Widow

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.20.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

It was Marion's second date with Michael M. Smith, and he asked her whether she wanted to see his cemetery. She found herself at the Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead, the city's oldest house that's still used as a private home.

Top Ten: Celebrity Collectibles

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

Which celebrities' pre-owned gems scored big at auction? At number 7, Marilyn Monroe's white baby grand piano, sold by Christies. The lucky bidder? Mariah Carey, for $662,500.