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- Gym Class Without the Gym? With Technology, It's Catching On
Grace Brown's schedule at West Potomac High School in northern Virginia is filled with all the usual academics, and she's packed in Latin, chorus and piano
as extras.What she can't cram into the 8:10 a.m. - 2:55 p.m. ...
Newsmax. Saturday, 4 Jan 2020.
- Care home moves in professional musician's grand piano so 86-year-old can play it again
was a gift to Joan Miller from her father shortly before he passed away. Miller wasn't sure she'd see it again once she moved to a Regina care home.
CBC News. Sunday, 22 Dec 2019.
- Andrew Garrido taught himself piano on a paper keyboard
Andrew Garrido has performed at venues across Europe, but started with a home-made paper keyboard.
BBC News. Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019.
- At least 48 mattresses stolen from luxury hotels in Europe
Hotel thieves don't just take toiletries home with them. A grand piano, taxidermy head, and bathroom fixtures are among some of the most unusual items to be lifted.
CBS News. Saturday, 14 Dec 2019.
- Little Baby Bum Sing-Along Piano for $29 + pickup at Walmart - CNET
Little Baby Bum Sing-Along Piano
CNET. Wednesday, 4 Dec 2019.
- Girl, 13, banned from playing Joy to the World for a piano assignment gets the OK after legal threat
Brooklyn Benzel's 48 second video submission of 'Joy to the World' was considered 'religious' because of the classic holiday song's lyrics, which include the words 'savior' and heaven.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 27 Nov 2019.
- Smart people may learn music faster
Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a new study that investigated the early stages of learning to play piano.
Science Daily. Thursday, 14 Nov 2019.
- Why you should listen to Adele while you drive in rush hour
Researchers from two universities in Sao Paolo, Brazil studied the effects of piano
instrumental versions of the singer's chart-toppers Hello and Someone Like You, as well as a tune by Enya.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019.
- Using math to blend musical notes seamlessly
Researchers have invented an algorithm that produces a real-time portamento effect, gliding a note at one pitch into a note of another pitch, between any two audio signals, such as a piano
note gliding into a human voice.
Science Daily. Friday, 27 Sep 2019.
- 104-Year-Old Woman's Secret: 'Keep Your Mind Busy'
A 104-year-old woman in Corsicana who still dances and plays the piano
says her secret to good health is to keep her mind active. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News.
NBC. Friday, 13 Sep 2019.
- Rig Rundown: Covet's Yvette Young
The "adventure rock" outfit's frontwoman demos both her classical-piano-inspired fretboard approach and her favorite modulation pedals.
Premier Guitar. Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019.
- Rig Rundown: Covet
Yvette Young demos both her classical-piano-inspired fretboard approach and her favorite modulation pedals.
Premier Guitar. Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019.
- 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.
- A Babe Ruth Rookie Card Found in an Old Piano Just Sold for More Than $130,000
A woman paid just $25 for her aunt's piano, and ultimately found more than 110 vintage baseball cards inside. She considered selling the Babe Ruth card for $40,000, but thought better of it.
Mental Floss. Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019.
- John Lewis Christmas adverts over the years, including 2018's The Boy and the Piano
John Lewis has established itself as the UK king of the Christmas commercial. It has consistently released amazing extended short movies accompanied with
Pocket Lint. Thursday, 15 Nov 2018.
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