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#2115839 - 07/10/13 08:22 PM Video w/ sound of aluminum Blüthner on the Hindenburg
airships Offline
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Registered: 01/27/10
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I digitized a film in which you can hear the aluminum Blüthner on the airship Hindenburg.

Can anyone identify the piece, or the pianist?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogNCr8CQBX8

(More about the piano here: http://www.airships.net/blog/hindenburg-piano )

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#2115848 - 07/10/13 08:49 PM Re: Video w/ sound of aluminum Blüthner on the Hindenburg [Re: airships]
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What a rare and wonderful sample of archival footage! The Blüthner piano sounds beautiful. It was the era of a "golden age" of piano making for that great piano maker.


Thank you,

Robert.


Edited by Robert 45 (07/10/13 09:10 PM)

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#2115873 - 07/10/13 10:25 PM Re: Video w/ sound of aluminum Blüthner on the Hindenburg [Re: airships]
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Neat footage. Thanks for bringing it to the forum. No idea who is playing. The piece sounds like "pop" music from the era, not classical.
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#2116085 - 07/11/13 11:20 AM Re: Video w/ sound of aluminum Blüthner on the Hindenburg [Re: airships]
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I didn't expect an aluminum piano to sound so tinny :P
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oShTJ90fC34


Edited by SBP (07/11/13 11:21 AM)
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#2116361 - 07/11/13 10:24 PM Re: Video w/ sound of aluminum Blüthner on the Hindenburg [Re: airships]
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cool bit of history! already shared with friends

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