14 handy classical music memes about pianists’ fingers

6 March 2020, 16:47 | Updated: 19 August 2020, 20:09

Pianist finger meme
Pianist finger meme. Picture: Classic FM

By Kyle Macdonald

There's a reason why we love these memes about musicians' digits but we can't quite put our finger on it...

  1. There's always repertoire that's out of reach

  2. Use finger 6, simples

  3. The handily well-endowed Jean-Efflam Bavouzet explains why fingers are important

  4. That will do it

    Rachmaninov span
    Rachmaninov span. Picture: Facebook
  5. Thumbs have feelings too

  6. When those fingers get tied

  7. I got this

    No problem chord
    No problem chord. Picture: Classic FM
  8. Fewer fingers, more paws

  9. Accurate composer hands

    Composer hands
    Composer hands. Picture: NeokratosRed

    Take a closer look here.

  10. Your keyboard technique transcribed

  11. Solved

    Rachmaninov. Picture: Facebook
  12. The terror

  13. Alternative fingering

  14. Ewwwwww....

    Clean your pianos, folks...