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Bon Ton ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 29, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I'll let Jon Cleary explain.
by NCTim
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 14 Recommends
On the other hand, this piano is perfect for people who are all thumbs.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 08:23 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 110 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 68 Recommends
The world is right in some places. Boston of late, pianos will be installed at in the City of Boston. Their current placement is undisclosed as of yet. But will revealed shortly as a host of ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 02:42 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Cross-posted at The Daily Music Break . Please visit to hear great music across era and genre. The long and important life of Marian McPartland ended last week on Long Island, where the English ...
by cweinsch
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 08:07 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
What do dogs, a concert piano, tribal art have in common? They are all part of a special request diary; for someone who said that a diary like this might be her all time favorite kind of diary! I ...
by weck
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 09:25 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Cross-posted at The Daily Music Break . Please visit. Oscar Peterson is among the greatest jazz pianists. Many consider Art Tatum -- as the excerpt below suggests -- to be the best, while ...
by cweinsch
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 06:48 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
First of all, welcome! I'm glad to be leading Brothers and Sisters this weekend. Welcome to Brothers and Sisters, the weekly meetup for prayer* and community at Daily Kos. We put an asterisk on ...
by Eowyn9
Comment Count 52 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 05:02 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
by teacherken
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 09:02 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
No Vaughan Williams tonight. This diary will indeed be a memorial to Van Cliburn, an American pianist who might have had a wonderful career had celebrity and the Cold War not found him exactly at ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 04:39 PM PST with 63 Recommends
I love this work of art.
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 09:15 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I wrote this song several years ago after observing the state life in part of my city, East Dayton, Ohio. I hope you enjoy it. I'm taking the day off of politics and controversy ;-).
by ThisAmericanBacon
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 03, 2013 at 09:48 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Bruce Hornsby's ballad about people defining others in a negative light seems so appropriate in this political season where 47% of the population are "moochers" who need to "get a job" and pay some ...
by pholkiephred
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 09:05 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I am passionate about piano fellow kossacks.
by sreeizzle2012
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 12:07 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I admit it. The first clip after the fold is the real reason I'm writing this diary. Whenever I can find a reason to post Horowitz playing Traumerei in Moscow, I grab it. That is not to say that ...
by aravir
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 09:29 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
If today is your birthday, best wishes! This intermittent diary series is a labor of love for me. It is rare that the view count tops 30. But it is dates like May 23rd which make it all ...
by aravir
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
There is a piano now, here in the Manor . It arrived this morning. A little Baldwin spinet, birthed in the 1960s. It is a sturdy and game little being. We are learning each other. There is a great ...
by blueness
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 03:41 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
When I was in college, Vladimir Horowitz announced that he would give a concert in Philadelphia, where I lived. I rushed out and bought tickets. Alas, Horowitz, as he often did, cancelled at the ...
by aravir
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2012 at 04:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends