For most people the grandest piano of all, the Steinway Model D is simply too large and too expensive. Music schools, professional concert halls and the famous Steinway Piano Banks remain the primary customers for the grandest of the grand. But Steinway upright pianos, although wonderful instruments, are acoustically different and frequently do not meet all the needs of a Steinway enthusiast.
The Steinway Model M offers the best of both worlds, a professional quality piano appropriate for a home both in size and acoustics. Due to its versatility and popularity, the Steinway Model M can frequently be found as a used Steinway piano.