Manufacturing a Bechstein grand piano
You always wanted to know how a C. Bechstein grand piano is made? Join Karl Schulze, CEO o C. Bechstein AG, as he takes you on a tour through the piano factory in Seifhennersdorf, Saxony. This 2007 documentary explains grand pianos from choice of woods through production of back post, cast-iron plate, cabinet to bronzing the plate, installing the strings and tuning pins, and the entire playing mechanism, including keys and mechanical adjustment. You can also see the individual chapters of the film on this website in the section "Art of Piano Construction."
You can obtain this film in Chinese, English, French, German and Russian in all C. Bechstein Centers as well as from authorized C. Bechstein retail partners worldwide.