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BBC - The Essay: The Piano in Five Pieces

Susan Tomes describes the life of a concert pianist, constantly playing unfamiliar pianos.

Luke Jerram on how he put over 700 pianos in public places across the world.

The poet Wendy Cope presents a personal look at pianos in her life.

Writer Stuart Isacoff explores how the piano's sound has shaped musical history.

Art critic Alastair Sooke on how the piano has infused and informed painting and the arts.
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diary of an amateur pianist