I saw this post on another piano blog and thought you might enjoy it. This is the ultimate in beginners piano… learn the piano whilst climbing the stairs.
Volkswagen Fun Theory: Piano Staircase – Volkswagen built this piano stairway in Stockholm, Sweden as part of their fun theory project, which aims to change people’s behavior for the better through fun. That is a great strategy. Related: Water Pump Merry-go-Round – Fold.it …
This is an amazing performance or Beethoven‘s Pathetique performed on an invisible piano by comedy genius Rowan Atkinson (AKA Mr. Bean). The performance starts with the 1st movement from the Pathetique and then is is seamlessly goes into the end of the 3rd movement of the Moonlight Sonata.
USB Roll-up Piano. Wait, wait, don’t leave. It’s USB. Yes, you need to carry your computer around with you as well. Isn’t that fab? A super portable fold up piano that needs a hulking great computer in order to work. Marketing genius I tell you! 49 keys, 128 instruments, 100 pre-recorded rhythms. Boogie. $46.00.
There is so much that goes into the building of a piano and Steinway’s hand crafted pianos are no exception. The infamous Steinway is renouned as the best piano there is without a doubt. Check out the video below which shows you a little of how they are maufactured and the care that goes into building one of these masterpieces.