How to play Chopin's virtuosic 'Black Key Étude' with an ORANGE

14 June 2016, 09:56

Chopin orange Lang Lang

It's star pianist Lang Lang's party piece, and at London's Steinway Hall we were armed with the appropriate piece of fruit.

Got a piano? Got a fruit bowl? You can now master one of the most difficult pieces in the Romantic piano repertoire. 

In this video, the superstar Chinese pianist demonstrates how to effortlessly play Chopin's virtuosic 'Black Key Étude' Op. 10, No. 5 - all with the help of a delicious, round, citrusy friend. 

What's next, Lang Lang? Thalberg's Grande Fantasie on the Barber of SEVILLE? (sorry) 

And what are those amazing books on his piano, you ask? The Lang Lang Piano Method - get your copy here.

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