Later On

A blog written for those whose interests more or less match mine.

I love a piano

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And I know a fine way to treat a Steinway. Let me immediately recommend the wonderful book Men, Women, and Pianos, a social history of the piano by Arthur Loesser. (At the link, inexpensive secondhand editions.) Open Culture offers a couple of short videos on the making of a Steinway—a piano is a mechanical marvel—and you can see a full-length version in the highly enjoyable documentary, Note by Note: The Making of Steinway L1037 (available on Netflix Streaming, as you see at the link).

Everything in this post is recommended.

Written by LeisureGuy

17 July 2013 at 11:03 am

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