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.
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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.