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Australian Piano Makers of the Golden Era

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.923767537633380 “Gallery of Australian Piano Makers of the Golden Era”.Here you will find examples of some of the well known and not so well known excellent Australian Piano Makers of the Golden Era.Many of you will have heard of Beale and Wertheim Pianos but who made those lovely Belling and many of the nicer Victor […]

8 Ways to Make Your Piano Room Sing

Turn your upright piano into the star of the room or a great supporting player. If you have a new or used piano or are pondering the idea, here are some tips on finding a stylish place where your piano sounds and looks great. http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/976310/list/8-Ways-to-Make-Your-Piano-Room-Sing My sister just added a beautiful black upright piano to […]

New Audiovisual Study Tool at Piano Street

http://www.pianostreet.com/search/audiovisual-study-tool.php A new, revolutionary tool that allows you to learn piano pieces faster, broaden your repertoire knowledge, improve your interpretational skills or to simply immerse yourself in the refined art of classical piano music, has finally arrived! The AST integrates Piano Street’s sheet music library with the leading video and music streaming services YouTube, Spotify […]

Visual Art Comes (Back) to Steinway Piano

Celebrating its 160-year anniversary on March 5, Steinway & Sons, the classic piano with a grand sound, has added an incredible visual pop to its design: It partnered with an artist by the name of Lynx to paint abstract art on the keyboard lid, piano lid, music desk and even the case of some of […]

Three Approaches to Piano Restoration

Conservative | Modern | Innovative.  With the conservative approach, the restorer places a high priority on preserving as much of the original instrument as possible. With the modern approach, the restorer attempts to make the piano only as good as it was when new, closely maintaining the original design. With the innovative approach, the restorer […]

Pianist finds forte with Mozart

An appreciation of style and grace fuels Kris Bezuidenhout’s long-held passion for Mozart, writes Steve Dow. Bezuidenhout will play, as he often does, on fortepianos similar to those Mozart played and composed on. A fortepiano is the early version of a piano, lighter in both construction and sound. But the instrument has been neglected in […]

100 Years on, RMS Titanic and Steinway & Sons

The sinking of the Titanic is an epic story that has stirred up interest and emotion in countless people over the decades, as well as inspiring literature, music, art and of course, film. While most of us are familiar with the history and events surrounding the Titanic disaster, you may be interested to know the […]