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La Lune Folle arrives at Abbey Road Studios

It was quite an emotional day watching and listening to one of my favourite music pieces come to life, Clair De Lune by Debussy, at Abbey Road. 133 more words

La Lune Folle

Steady with the Steinway! Mount Royal University piano move underway

WATCH: It’s moving week at Mount Royal University, and as Doug Vaessen reports, that means hauling dozens of pianos.

CALGARY – Seventy-five pianos—worth an estimated $10 million—will be moved from Mount Royal University’s old Conservatory to the new Taylor Centre for Performing Arts this week in Calgary. 157 more words

News

Luxury news round up

Renowned piano manufacturer Steinway has launched a self-playing piano. Programmed via its own iPad and linked up to play more than 1,700 different pieces of music, the Spirio high-resolution system will be offered exclusively on select Steinway grands. 38 more words

Video

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GLASS: A PORTRAIT OF PHILIP IN TWELVE PARTS

Although rich in family scrapbooks and anecdotes, Scott Hicks‘ documentary on composer Philip Glass is a portrait of the artist in the present tense. 598 more words

Movie Reviews

Daniel Barenboim Unveils New Piano

I have been reading with interest on Daniel Barenboim’s newly designed piano, which was recently unveiled at the Royal Festival Hall. Daniel Barenboim is a proud owner of a Steinway model D concert grand, and indeed in demonstrating his new piano he had brought along this piano for comparison. 514 more words

Daniel Barenboim introduces radical new piano design

“I’ve fallen in love with it,” beamed Daniel Barenboim as he unveiled what he believes is a groundbreaking new piano, one which he conceived and commissioned, and has been dreaming about since 2011.

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Culture

Peace Comes With a Red Piano

I left Charlotte on Tuesday afternoon after eating crepes at Matthew’s Royal Creperie (incidentally enough, a family restaurant owned by former Soviets, but I couldn’t quite discern which area they were from and I was too shy to ask). 852 more words