If you are looking for something with which to make this year entirely different from the last, can I recommend to you something that personally and professionally has brought me nothing but joy – the piano!
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-by Harry the Piano In the 1930s the upright piano was once described as ‘an instrument generally found adhering to the walls of most lower middle class houses’. The quote […]
Every musician who counts live performance as one of their prime sources of income will tell you a similar tale of 2020.
Pianists are perhaps unique amongst musicians in that until they reach the zenith of their careers (and even then to a large extent) they are reliant on the instrument provided.
I well recall the thrill of my very first music shop experience. The sign above the window said ‘Maurice Plaquet’ with the ‘M’ written as a triplet and the ‘P’ as a single down-stem quaver, and it was located on the Uxbridge Road in Shepherds Bush, London, just around the corner from my father’s church.