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Maria João Pires in 1999, when she had learned the wrong piano concerto.

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More than 120 musicians aim to break Guinness World Record with 26-hour long concert of music by women composers.

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Manchester City footballer Nathan Aké plays piano

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Rare footage of George Gershwin playing ‘I Got Rhythm’ on piano unearthed

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