Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037


Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037
Note by Note:
The Making of Steinway L1037
Directed by Ben Niles
Produced by Ben Niles,
Geoff O'Brien
Distributed by Argot Pictures
Release date(s) November 2007
Running time 81 min.
Language English

Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 is an independent documentary film, that follows the construction of a Steinway concert grand piano (model D-274) over a year, from the search for wood in Alaska to a display at Manhattan's Steinway Hall. The documentary film received its U.S. theatrical premiere at New York's Film Forum in November 2007.

The pianists Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Kenny Barron, Bill Charlap, Harry Connick, Jr., Hélène Grimaud, Hank Jones, Lang Lang and Marcus Roberts are testing and talking about Steinway pianos in the documentary film. The Steinway founder's great-grandchild Henry Z. Steinway talks about the company's history.

Critical reception

Critics gave the documentary film positive reviews. As of February 15, 2008, the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported that 93 % of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 14 reviews.[1]

The documentary film has won 7 awards.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/note_by_note_the_making_of_steinway_l1037/. Retrieved 2007-12-31. 
  2. ^ Official Website of "Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037", press

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