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When Is a Piano Not a Piano? - The Atlantic

2014-07-30
The AtlanticWhen Is a Piano Not a Piano?The AtlanticWhen the piano was invented some 300 years ago, it was a technological marvel. The harpsichord could produce sound plucked at a single volume level, but the piano allowed for the kind of nuance you might expect from a viola or bassoon. A piano's ...

Piano Donated to Veterans - WLOS

2014-07-30
WLOSPiano Donated to VeteransWLOSThe Piano Emporium of Weaverville delivered a piano to the Veteran's home in Black Mountain Wednesday morning. The act of kindness came after the business heard of the need. The V.F.W. of Mars Hill helped cover the cost of moving the piano and getting ...

Dr. Gulimina Mahamuti has fifth annual piano studio recital - Mansfield News Journal

2014-07-30
Dr. Gulimina Mahamuti has fifth annual piano studio recitalMansfield News JournalMANSFIELD – Dr. Gulimina Mahamuti will have her annual piano studio recital at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the John and Pearl Conard Performance Hall in Riedl Hall on the OSU-Mansfield Campus. Students performing will include Ava Ghazarian, Elene Lin, ...

Piano Camp can be a welcome distraction for young patients stuck in the hospital - The Birmingham News - al.com

2014-07-30
Piano Camp can be a welcome distraction for young patients stuck in the hospitalThe Birmingham News - al.comMOBILE, Alabama – Five-year-old Jamicah Miller positions herself on a stool in front of a digital piano. An IV line trails from her splinted hand to a nearby pole. Still, she joins three other children keeping time to a rendition of "It Ain't Gonna ...

Porter's 'One Night Stand' stretches limits of the piano - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

2014-07-27
Porter's 'One Night Stand' stretches limits of the pianoPittsburgh Post GazetteThe resourceful Ms. Porter, however, has plans for a big sendoff, revealed Saturday night in the debut of “A One Night Stand on Broken Piano.” In a total of four performances over the course of the next few months, Ms. Porter intends to “toy” with the ...

The 'first' piano in Glens Falls - Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)

2014-07-28
The 'first' piano in Glens FallsGlens Falls Post-Star (blog)G. Astor & Co. of London manufactured the piano, which survived the Great Fire of 1864 that destroyed much of downtown Glens Falls, according to the report preserved in the Austin W. Holden local history scrapbooks in the archives at The Folklife ...

Spanish woman wins gold in 2014 New Orleans International Piano Competition - The Times-Picayune

2014-07-28
Spanish woman wins gold in 2014 New Orleans International Piano CompetitionThe Times-PicayuneThe 2014 New Orleans International Piano Competition climaxed Sunday (July 27) as Marianna Prjevalskaya of Spain grabbed the gold medal. The prize includes a $15,000 cash award, a recital at London's Wigmore Hall, performance bookings with the ...and more »

Side Streets: Longtime tuner works on 15000th piano as he nears end of ... - Colorado Springs Gazette

2014-07-27
Side Streets: Longtime tuner works on 15000th piano as he nears end of ...Colorado Springs GazetteSo he left his wife, LeAvice, with their son and traveled to Cañon City to learn piano tuning from her uncle. It was an intense six months, and he'd worked long hours every day trying to grasp all the intricacies of tightening wires until they produce ...and more »

Fire at former Muncie piano factory was arson - WTHI

2014-07-29
SFGateFire at former Muncie piano factory was arsonWTHIMUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Muncie firefighters say a fire at an old warehouse that formerly served as a piano factory was intentionally set. Chief investigator Rob Mead of the Muncie Fire Department say an investigation has eliminated accidental sources for ...Fire at former Muncie piano factory deemed arsonNews Dispatchall 22 news articles »

Pianos up for sale this weekend at Mercer University - Macon Telegraph (blog)

2014-07-23
Macon Telegraph (blog)Pianos up for sale this weekend at Mercer UniversityMacon Telegraph (blog)Mercer University music student McKinley Starks dusts off a Kohler and Campbell piano Wednesday in the McCorkle Music Building on campus. Below, a moving crew lowers a Sojin piano. JASON VORHEES — jvorhees@macon.com |Buy Photo.and more »