Tag Archive: piano sound

Dec 19

A Nice Xmas Piano Song

A Nice Xmas Piano Song   This is a nice schmultchzy  xmas song done in a way that’s interesting to watch, even if it is pushing all their products at the end.    

Nov 06

Lang Lang is THAT GOOD

Lang Lang is THAT GOOD This is brilliant – I wonder how Chopin himself would have taken this.

Oct 21

Interesting Pianos Around the World Part 1

Piano at Burnham Thorpe All Saints Church

Interesting Pianos Around the World Burnham Thorpe All Saints Church Famous as the birthplace of Lord Nelson The rectory where Nelson was born no longer exists, but the church still stands and in it is a beautiful old piano.  Whilst reading up on the church there was a suggestion that the piano was said to …

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Apr 04

Give a Piano Some Love

“One of the lessons that we were learned in this process is that instruments like that have to be played,” Terry said. “Our approach to the piano prior to that was not to play it and to protect it and preserve it. The truth is… it’s built to be played.” Robin Terry from the Motown …

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Feb 24

You Make That Piano Talk

You Make That Piano Talk   It’s been said to me at the end of a gig, when an audience member realises I’m English, he or she will sometimes say (often in a northern accent but others do apply-I’m northern so I’m using the accent) “By ‘eck lad, you can make that piana talk” It’s …

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Jan 30

Piano Comparisons

Oh, wow! I was just reading the Wikipedia page on pianos and there’s a fascinating comparison of a Chopin Etudé Op.25 No.12 played on a modern piano versus a piano of the era it was written in, in the mid 1850’s. It not only sounds so different you can imagine the feel of the two being just as distinct. Go …

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