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September 08, 2019

On the outskirts of Chiang Mai you will see something which, at first glance, looks like an alien spacecraft. Closer inspection reveals that it is a building shaped like a grand piano. So, what is it for? A concert hall? No. A music academy? No. A restaurant with a piano bar? Again, no.


August 19, 2019

Sarah Nicolls is building a lightweight & portable acoustic grand piano based upon her innovative “Inside-Out Piano” and is looking for people to get involved in this unique project via Kickstarter.

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July 29, 2019

Louis Renner, the world's premier producer of piano actions and hammerheads, is being sold. New owner is the piano maker Steinway & Sons. The jobs in the Schnauderstadt and in the Gärtringen district in Baden-Württemberg should remain unchanged.


July 11, 2019

Exxeo is a high-tech piano made out of materials like carbon fiber, premium automotive leather and aerospace grade aluminum. Advanced soundboard speaker system; recreates the broad dynamic range of the grand pianos through the 200 watts, 9 speaker sound system. Its dedicated built-in battery enables the piano to perform up to 20 hours on a single charge.


July 03, 2019

A mysterious piano has appeared at McGuire Lake.

The American made Kimball piano has been placed underneath the Japanese friendship gate at McGuire Lake park along with a small bench.


June 12 08, 2019

A feature in The New York Times Magazine has revealed that the master recordings of nearly 500,000 songs in a Universal Music Group archive from artists spanning the 20th and 21st century were destroyed in a massive fire from 2008.

June 05, 2019

Colette Maze, a 103-year-old woman from France, has been playing the piano for more than a century — a practice that she says not only contributes to her mental well-being, but also her physical health.

"I don’t count the years. I’m no good at math, so what’s the point? I was old at 15, I am much younger now,” she told BBC News. 

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