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A printable playable piano

Playable piano made entirely from paper can be played via your smartphone

Pianist plays amid destroyed Kentucky home

Poignant footage of man playing piano amid rubble after losing his home in Kentucky tornado

Shawn Foley plays a 3am recital

Health care worker moves the Internet in viral 3am piano recital

Pianist reimagines Beethoven's 'Für Elise' as an Einaudi miniature

If Einaudi had written ‘Für Elise’? Pianist reimagines Beethoven’s piano miniature

The keys on this piano have been flipped, and it sounds jarringly good

The keys on this piano have been reversed. How will it sound?

Great Brazilian classical pianist Nelson Freire has died, aged 77

Celebrated Brazilian classical pianist Nelson Freire has died, aged 77

93-year-old man with Alzheimer’s is enraptured by granddaughter’s piano playing, despite not remembering her

Emotional moment woman plays piano for 93-year-old grandfather who doesn’t remember her name

Celebrated Chinese concert pianist Li Yundi held on suspicion of prostitution

Celebrated Chinese pianist Li Yundi detained on suspicion of soliciting prostitution

Pianist dad plays La Campanella to soothe crying baby, and it works splendidly

Crying baby is hypnotised by the sound of pianist dad playing Liszt’s ‘La Campanella’

Russian pianist wows with Liszt

Age-defying mystery pianist stuns crowd with virtuosic Liszt on street piano

Alexandra Dariescu is a ground-breaking Romanian pianist playing at Classic FM Live 2021

Who is Alexandra Dariescu? The groundbreaking Romanian pianist’s biography, performances and recordings

Antonio Cadenas plays piano

101-year-old man with Alzheimer’s shows us all the eternal power of music

Season 3 of HBO’s Succession has been announced for Autumn 2021.

Succession soundtrack: Here’s why the HBO show’s theme tune is stuck in your head

Best versions of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata

7 greatest-ever versions of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata

Pianist plays the ‘Psycho’ theme on a piano with actual knives

Pianist plays the ‘Psycho’ theme on a piano with actual knives – and it’s utterly terrifying

A pianist's neighbouring note

Neighbour finally loses patience with pianist next door after ‘six long years’ with excruciating note

Brigitte Xie, 4, plays piano at piano teacher Felicia Feng Zhang's home in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. July 31, 2021.

Four-year-old piano prodigy denied Carnegie Hall debut because she can’t get a Covid vaccine

Flight of the Bumblebee, Julian Clef

Concert pianist plays ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ on a child’s toy piano. And it’s really, really good.