The Well-Tempered Ear

Classical music: Do you know the Piano from A To Z? The BBC Music Magazine has listed 26 facts about pianos -– some of which The Ear knew and many of which he didn’t.

March 22, 2015
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By Jacob Stockinger

Here is a good follow-up to yesterday’s post about the centennial of the birth of the great Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter.

A lot of young people start learning classical music via the piano.

The Ear is one of them. And to this day he remains an avid amateur pianist.

But how much do I really know about my chosen instrument? Not enough, it turns out.

Farley's House of PIanos MMM 20141

And how well do you know the Piano From A To Z? The BBC Music Magazine has listed 26 facts about pianos -– some of which The Ear knew and many of which he didn’t.

See how you do – and let us know.

Here is a link:

http://www.classical-music.com/a-z-piano-1

 

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