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- James Harrison, Music Professor and Piano Lover, Dies at 84
Mr. Harrison was a longtime teacher of music theory and a dean of fine arts and humanities at Hunter College in New York City. He has died of complications of Covid-19.
New York Times. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Man who spent 10 years learning to play the piano in secret surprises his lonely nan in lockdown
In May, Olly Ginelli went viral when he surprised his father on his 70th birthday with a rendition of his favourite song live on BBC Breakfast. He's now shared a full documentary about his journey.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Panicked cat struggles to get down from a piano in hilarious viral TikTok video
A ginger cat's panic as he tried to jump off a piano
without touching the keys was captured by a TikTok user, thought to be based in Ohio, with the clip racking up 1.2 million views in just one day.
Daily Mail. Monday, 29 Jun 2020.
- "Sunday Morning" Matinee: Bach, by Lang Lang and Lil Buck
virtuoso Lang Lang's performance of Bach's Minuet in G Minor (as featured on his most recent album, "Piano Book - Encore Edition") is complemented by the remarkable interpretive choreography of dancer Lil Buck.
CBS News. Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020.
- Learn to Play Piano and Keyboard From Home for Just $20
Learn to play piano
and keyboard from home and on your own schedule with the 10-hour Pianoforall course bundle.
Mental Floss. Tuesday, 9 Jun 2020.
- Season Interrupted: Crescenta Valley's Will Grimm was off to a fairy-tale start
Crescenta High pitcher Will Grimm had thrown 24 scoreless innings when the season was canceled. He found an escape in the piano
and cooking burritos.
Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 30 May 2020.
- Rebecca Parker is playing the piano for 100 days
98-year-old Rebecca Parker is playing the piano
for 100 days to raise money for the NHS
BBC News. Wednesday, 27 May 2020.
- Musicians keep sharing music during coronavirus pandemic
"You can't have a recital. I couldn't teach piano
lessons, because you can't be six feet away."
ABC News. Wednesday, 13 May 2020.
- To celebrate mothers trapped in quarantine, Sao Paulo gets creative
On Friday, musician Rodrigo Cunha and his piano
zipped down an elevated highway in a gritty section of downtown Sao Paulo, playing tunes written by Brazil's most famous composers, from Tom Jobim to Vinicius de Moraes.
Reuters. Sunday, 10 May 2020.
- It's okay to laugh again: Advertisers prepare for post-coronavirus economy
chords, somber shots of empty streets and close-ups of people staring out their windows. ...
Reuters. Monday, 4 May 2020.
- The internet has fun with the BBC News theme tune
Piano, dance, drums... people are sharing videos of their takes on the familiar music.
BBC News. Saturday, 18 Apr 2020.
- The ONE Smart Piano, Weighted 88-Key Digital Piano, Grand Graded Hammer-Action Keys Upright Piano-Matte Black - CNET
The ONE Smart Piano, Weighted 88-Key Digital Piano, Grand Graded Hammer-Action Keys Upright Piano-Matte Black
CNET. Wednesday, 12 Feb 2020.
- Real-life Iron Man tech: Check out these amazing robot-like prosthetic body parts
From precision mechanical arms built for the delicate skill of playing the piano
to hands inspired by Marvel superhero Iron Man, prosthetics are no longer
Pocket Lint. Sunday, 28 Jul 2019.
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