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10 September 2019, 15:35
From film soundtracks and Christmas carols to classical music favourites, here are nine giant piano performances to brighten up your day.
Here at Classic FM, we just can’t get enough of those black and white keys – and these piano enthusiasts are everything right now.
Even actors Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock have given it a go...
Inspired by the giant piano scene on 1988 fantasy comedy film, Big, TV talk show host Jonathan Ross couldn’t resist requesting a quick demo from his guests Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. And of course, it’s totally awesome.
This dreamy piece of music found its fame on the soundtrack for French film, Amélie – and these talented dancers have dedicated their giant piano performance to the instrument’s inventor, Remo Saraceni.
This live performance took place at Weserpark shopping centre, in Bremen, Germany, and will totally lift your spirits.
Just in case you were looking for some festive cheer...
Giant piano duet, anyone?
Ever since it was featured in the Twilight saga, ‘River Flows in You’ has become a favourite for many – and this interpretation is simply beautiful.
Written for the 1963 comedy film, The Pink Panther, Mancini’s catchy theme has become hugely popular with movie fans and received a nomination for ‘Best Original Score’ at the 37th Academy Awards.
Shoppers were treated to two playful performances at iconic toy store, FAO Schwarz, but which do you prefer?
No giant piano video collection would be complete without this 1977 Sinatra classic... Enjoy!
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