Piano

This section provides a variety of information about both acoustic pianos and digital pianos, as well as restoration, modifications, playing technique, advice on lessons, and more.



















Theremin Vox Collection Volume 1 by Masami Takeuchi
Get our occasional newsletter... Masami Takeuchi has announced an album of theremin music: “Theremin Vox Collection Vol.1”. It combines the sounds of acoustic piano and the Gordin Masazane theremin, which his own company produces. “The Gordin Masazane can produce sound by either oscillators or traditional heterodyning and also includes waveshaping […]

Theremin and piano meet: Masami Takeuchi album






Through a Dog's Ear CD
Get our occasional newsletter... While it’s not much of a surprise to learn that piano music can be a relaxant and de-stressor for humans, it might be less obvious that our canine friends can also benefit from the right kind of music. That’s the view of Lisa Spector, who attended […]

Piano music used to calm dogs









Get our occasional newsletter... We’ve seen our fair share of expensively decorated grand pianos, including the world’s most expensive jewel-encrusted Kuhn-Bosendorfer and Baldwin’s Exotic Collection of acoustic pianos. Now, a one-of-a-kind 24-carat gold leaf Fazioli grand piano is being displayed at Aberdeen Centre’s Showcase Pianos, and was last week played […]

24K gold leaf Fazioli piano displayed in Aberdeen, MD; played ...



Get our occasional newsletter... Here’s our pick of the best places online to find free (and hopefully legal) printable piano music manuscripts. MusOpen Musopen is a non-profit organisation focused on improving access and exposure to music by creating free resources and educational materials. This includes copyright-free sheet music. Musopen features […]

Where to find free printed piano music






Get our occasional newsletter... Do you remember the jewel-encrusted Kuhn-Bosendorfer grand piano we featured four years ago, with the speculation that it was the world’s most expensive? This exclusive limited edition grand piano has now concluded a round of limited concerts and showings and is being put on the open […]

Kuhn-Bosendorfer art case piano now available to buy… for just ...





Get our occasional newsletter... Italian footballer, Mario Balotelli, has supposedly been captured playing the Italian National Anthem (Il Canto degli Italiani) on a grand piano, while national team-mate Andrea Pirlo looks on. It’s a pretty ruse, but take a look at the video below and you’ll quickly see that it’s […]

Mario Balotelli in fake piano-playing video









Get our occasional newsletter... Here’s a way one crafter added some shine to a “well-loved” (read: old and battered) Baldwin acoustic piano, by painting it first with Paris Grey chalk paint and then with silver metallic paint. Looks pretty good, especially with the extra accessories. It’s definitely cheaper than buying […]

Silver Painted Piano Craft


Get our occasional newsletter... Alongside its new range of Celviano digital pianos, Casio has introduced the Privia Pro PX-5S professional stage piano. The Privia Pro is a new category of Casio digital piano, targeted at professional stage pianists. Not only is it a digital piano but it can also serve […]

Casio Privia Pro PX-5S professional stage piano [NAMM13]



Get our occasional newsletter... Casio has unveiled the latest three models in its Celviano series of digital pianos. With over three times the waveform memory available in previous models, plus Casio’s Acoustic and Intelligent Resonator (AIR), the AP-250, AP-450 and AP-650 digital pianos are worth taking a look at. (Compare […]

Casio Celviano AP-250, AP-450, AP-650 digital pianos [NAMM13]