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The world's strangest pianos: picture special

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎5 hours ago‎
The invention of the modern pianoforte is credited to the Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655–1731). It comes in many guises, from toy pianos to the latest whizz: a crystal-encrusted 'Bling' piano that costs £420,000. In the month that ...

Lennon's Lyrics, Cobain's Letter and Gaga's Piano Up for Auction

Voice of America - ‎5 hours ago‎
John Lennon's handwritten lyrics, Lady Gaga's first piano and an angry note from Kurt Cobain discussing the possibility of disbanding Nirvana after an unflattering magazine article are among the top items being offered at an upcoming auction.

Chopin: Piano Concerto No 1 review – reissue from a miraculous soloist

The Guardian - ‎22 hours ago‎
Wow! What does a reissue of a 1978 LP (lasting only 43 minutes) of a much recorded concerto have to offer? But the pianist is the maverick Grigory Sokolov, who has recently become the connoisseur's pianist of choice, and is soon to give a recital at ...

Child Piano Prodigy Proves That Autism Is Not a Roadblock (WATCH)

Good News Network - ‎18 hours ago‎
Jacob Velazquez has been playing piano for the last four years and has already started playing concerts. “Shortly after his fourth birthday I heard the song playing from our family piano that my husband was playing the night before…but my husband was ...

Meet the Howdon tip worker whose impromptu piano performance went viral

ChronicleLive - ‎17 hours ago‎
Meet the man whose impromptu piano performance at a North Tyneside tip wowed viewers from around the world. Glen Akenside was captured clad in his orange jumpsuit and perched on a discarded washing machine while playing an improvised tune to ...

Yuja Wang slays Beethoven's monster piano piece — and makes it look easy

Los Angeles Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Although the Pro has a 40-year career advantage, he has only lately begun tackling Beethoven's ultimate monster piano sonata, to which he had brought his abundance of experience to his recital at Walt Disney Concert Hall six days earlier.

From the Web: Lehi teen touches the heart (and piano) strings for Mother's Day

Daily Herald - ‎19 hours ago‎
Arkell has been playing the piano since she started lessons at age 5, and has been uploading videos of her piano projects to her YouTube channel for over two years.

Prince's piano awaits auction in Austrian cellar

The Local Austria - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The €40,000 purple piano had been built for superstar Prince by Austrian piano manufacturers ALPHA Piano for his tour last year, which ended up being postponed following the Paris attacks.

The One Smart Piano review:

CNET - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Good The One Smart Piano is fun and kid-friendly, with a good mix of music-minded features in the app. The Bad The number of song options in the app's game mode is very limited, and you'll need to pay extra to download full song tutorials.
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Saskatoon piano teacher dies in Kelowna triathlon

CBC.ca - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The SSO and the Saskatoon music community are heart broken today with the news of the death of beloved piano teacher Noreen Wensley.

Startup of the Year 2015-16 competition entry: The Piano Wagon

The Guardian - ‎May 2, 2016‎
With two full sized keyboards, The Piano Wagon is totally self contained. This service costs the school nothing. It saves parents running around after school hours to take their children to piano lessons and I have a successful business. A win-win ...

Smokestack piano, artist Ken Unsworth's piano and glass installation, is featuring in the Canberra International ...

The Canberra Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Artist Ken Unsworth with his latest work, Smokestack Piano, which involves forms made of blown glass. Photo: Jay Cronan. For Sydney artist Ken Unsworth, the grand piano has long been the vehicle for his artistic musings, and not just because of the ...

Provincial piano contest to be hosted in Weyburn

Weyburn Review - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prizes will be awarded in three categories: Grade 3-4 piano, $200 award donated by Yamaha Piano Centre of Saskatoon.

Local company Perry's Piano teaches ACA students how to build piano

Times Virginian - ‎13 hours ago‎
Appomattox Christian Academy Students are learning hands-on how to plan, design, and create a piano as part of a drafting class.
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The Piano Guys filmed at one of the wonders of the world, Chichén Itzá – and it was exactly as monumental as you'd ...

Classic FM - ‎4 hours ago‎
The phenomenally successful classical music duo have ticked another wonder of the world off their bucket list. And this time there are added parrots… The Piano Guys Jungle Book Maya video Chichén Itzá ...

Piano pushed out of 18th floor flat in Novosibirsk Siberia

Metro - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
When you encounter a piano, sit down and press gently on the keys to make sounds. Do not, however, push the instrument out of the window so it smashes to pieces.

Young piano genius to perform at The Seed

Daily Sabah - ‎15 hours ago‎
Considered as one of the piano geniuses of the new generation, Karim Said, will perform on May 6 at the Sakıp Sabancı Museum's the Seed as a part of Istanbul Recitals.

Another piano that survived A-bomb found in Hiroshima home

Asahi Shimbun - ‎May 1, 2016‎
HIROSHIMA--A dilapidated upright piano that still bears the scars of the atomic bombing more than 70 years later is getting a second life, thanks to the daughter of its late owner.

Charity art sale honors Wayne County girl who died after piano performance

Canton Repository - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Courtney Hall, director of the Creative Canton Music Studio and Sempre Piano School, said she decided to combine art and music for a piano recital after seeing her student's artwork at the viewing. Hall wanted to do something positive in Evelyn Gerber ...

Piano Key, Florida

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
When the piano arrived my mother was not amused. She said, 'You're taking lessons!' I said, 'Perfect!' I was triumphant until the lessons began and it was evident I had zero aptitude.
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