Entries by Timothy

Leaking Pianos Artwork

A series of eye-catching piano installations in Europe showcase one artists Dalí inspired grand pianos. In Täby Centrum, close to Stockholm, you can find a magnificent grand piano that floats out on the floor. The grand is called “Leaking Piano” and is one of three created for shopping malls (Madrid, Copenhagen and Täby) by the […]

The New Steinway Hall in New York City

America’s premier piano maker has new digs. When Steinway & Sons announced it was selling Steinway Hall, its flagship home on West 57th Street for nearly 90 years, to make room for a luxury condominium tower in 2012, not everyone was happy. “It just makes you want to cry, you know, that here is this […]

Steinway Fibonacci Grand Piano | Piano Price Point

Piano Price Point.com ~ August 2015 Steinway & Sons Celebrate Manufacturing Piano #600,000 Source: Steinway Fibonacci Grand Piano | Piano Price Point Some facts about the Steinway Fibonacci: It’s based on the structure of a Steinway Model D – Concert 274cm long or 8’11 ¾” From start to finish it required nearly 6,000 hours of […]

Is it Too Late To Learn Piano? | Making Music Magazine

Many adults are afraid it’s too late to learn piano or any instrument for that matter, but rest assured, it isn’t and here’s why it’s never too late. Source: Is it Too Late To Learn Piano? | Making Music Magazine by Shannon Price A friend called me recently and asked, “I’m 35—isn’t that too old […]

A Grand Design: The History of the Piano

This Piano History Timeline starting from the 1700s to the 2000s hits on all the important dates from the birth to the modern day of the piano. Source: A Grand Design: The History of the Piano 1700—Harpsichord maker Bartolomeo Cristofori’s invents the “piano e forte” (“soft and loud”) in Florence, Italy.Bartolomeo Cristofori 1739—Domenico del Mela […]

Google presents Inside Abbey Road

For the first time ever, follow in the footsteps of musical legends and step inside the iconic British recording studio! Source: Google presents Inside Abbey Road This exciting interactive virtual tour of Abbey Road studios features videos, photos and info on artists, producers, composers, equipment and recording techniques.