Rock pianist plays Für Elise on two pianos at once – and it actually works

24 November 2017, 15:53 | Updated: 24 November 2017, 15:56

This guy couldn’t decide which piano to play for his video, so he hedged his bets and played LH on one, and RH on the other. Because why the heck not?

This pianist proves it’s perfectly possible to play two pianos at once – and he makes it look pretty easy.*

Davide Locatelli – who describes himself as a ‘rock pianist’ – plays Beethoven’s Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor (otherwise known as ‘Für Elise’) surprisingly accurately, considering he’s had to divide up the left and right-hand parts onto two different pianos.

Nice one, Davide – find more of his videos on Facebook. And if you fancy trying it at home, you can find the sheet music for ‘Für Elise’ here!

Here’s pianist Ayşedeniz Gökçin, with a mash-up of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and the final movement of the ‘Moonlight’ sonata (it actually works):

*it’s probably not very easy