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Chopins’ Funeral March, backwards.

Chopin’s ‘Funeral March’ played backwards sounds bizarrely psychedelic

A beginner musician learns how to play the piano through augmented reality

Music in the Metaverse - learn to play the piano in this new augmented reality app

RCM piano professor, Alexander Romanovsky, was recently filmed playing for Russian state-controlled media in Mariupol

Royal College of Music suspends professor who played piano amid Russian ‘war crime’ remains

Malaika Mihambo is a world champion long jumper, and plays classical piano to unwind.

World Athletics long jump champion is also a classical pianist with a passion for Chopin and Schubert

Two days after protesters stormed the President's house in Sri Lanka

125-year-old piano ‘destroyed’ after protestors capture Sri Lankan president’s private residence

This your brain on piano

All the amazing things that playing piano does for your brain and body, in one graphic

Howling singing dog

Owner’s secret footage catches dog playing and singing at a piano

Yunchan Lim performs Rachmaninov to win the final of the Van Cliburn competition under Marin Alsop.

Youngest ever Van Cliburn winner moved Marin Alsop to tears with this rapturous Rachmaninov

Epic Kate Bush cover turns ‘Running Up That Hill’ into a virtuosic piano fantasia

Epic Kate Bush cover turns ‘Running Up That Hill’ into a virtuosic piano fantasia

Pianist Lang Lang aged 12

Unearthed footage of 12-year-old Lang Lang shows the pianist’s incredible raw talent

Rhapsody Rabbit meets the cast of Family Guy...

Musical YouTuber reveals which cartoon characters *actually* play the piano correctly

Princess Elizabeth playing the piano in Buckingham Palace, 1946.

Queen Elizabeth II played piano, sang madrigals at Windsor, and had two honorary music degrees

Darynka at the piano with her many awards

Russian grenade planted in Ukrainian 10-year-old’s piano: ‘They left a bombshell for a child’

Alberto Cartuccia Cingolani, aged 5, is an Italian piano prodigy

5-year-old Italian piano prodigy plays astonishing Mozart for competition audience

Pianist Lionel Yu creates genius dubstep remix of Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight’ Sonata

Pianist creates genius dubstep remix of Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight’ Sonata, in front of live audience

Alexander Toradze had been performing with the Vancouver Symphony when he suffered heart failure

Concert pianist who suffered heart failure during a concerto performance, has died

Odenplan piano staircase

This piano staircase social experiment revealed how music makes everything better

Actress Marlene Dietrich singing for a group of GI's in France

During World War II Steinway pianos were parachuted onto battlefields to provide relaxation