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Now Anyone Can Play – Anywhere “play me I’m yours”

Now Anyone Can Play – Anywhere “play me I’m yours”

| July 2, 2012 | 2 Replies

Imagine the fun at being able to sit down at a piano on a street corner, or public square, or wherever and just play. Learn of some remarkable stories inspired by these “street pianos”. The inspiration of artist Luke Jerram, pianos have appeared in cities around the world.   Out and About in Paris: “Play […]

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All this music from one piano….

All this music from one piano….

| January 23, 2010 | Reply

“Carol of the Bells” like you’ve never heard it before. This composer pulls off an ethereal, echoing version of the popular Christmas song by running a continuous loop through a laptop, then adding layer upon layer of sound and technique. The sound is so captivating you’ll never believe it’s machine-driven. [youtube 4aHOHErWms8]

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The final verse…

The final verse…

| January 22, 2010 | Reply

This will either make you laugh or make you wince. Watch what happens when a horrible-sounding upright piano is fed through an SSI shredder. In just two minutes, the song is, well, over. [youtube PJzG7CSYg3U]

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The piano juggler…

The piano juggler…

| January 22, 2010 | Reply

Meet Daniel Menendez, a.k.a. “the piano juggler.” No, he’s not tossing pianos into the air. He’s juggling balls that hit a keyboard. If you don’t think he could possibly make music, wait until you hear his “Five Ball Song.” If this guy’s bouncing piano tunes don’t make you laugh, his maniacal giggle will. – Susan […]

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A new way to exercise – musically….

A new way to exercise – musically….

| January 20, 2010 | Reply

If we make it more fun to take the stairs, will more people do it? Proponents of the “fun theory” think so. But how do pianos fit in? Watch this 2-minute video and see how, when people can tickle the ivories (and tickle their funny bones) they’ll take the stairs. Turns out that music – […]

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