Why Do Pianists Know So Little About Pianos?

Why Do Pianists Know So Little About Pianos?

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Unlike violinists or trumpeters, piano players rarely get to perform on their own instruments and must be adaptable.

My piano was overdue for a tuning in March, when my apartment building and the rest of New York City entered lockdown. All work by “outside parties” like housekeepers was not allowed, except for emergencies. An out-of-tune piano hardly seemed an emergency.

Professional pianists across the city faced the same predicament. “My piano was in horrible condition,” Conrad Tao recalled recently. Full story.

Anthony Tommasini (The New York Times) / November 12, 2020

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