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October 13, 2019 at 4:54pm

Setting new musical heights, a German-born innovator has crafted what is believed to be the world's largest vertical piano that sits in a concert hall in Latvia.

The piano is around three storeys above the audience. To reach the keys, pianists face a long uphill climb up a steep flight of steel stairs.

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Setting new musical heights, a German-born innovator has crafted what is believed to be the world's largest vertical piano that sits in a concert hall in Latvia.

The piano is around three storeys above the audience. To reach the keys, pianists face a long uphill climb up a steep flight of steel stairs.

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October 12, 2019 at 11:09am

88 pianists, all between the age of 6 and 14, have broken the world record for the number of people playing the piano at the same time. The previous record stood at 21 people.

The record was broken on 20 August 2019 at Birmingham's International Convention Centre in front of over 500 leading engineers from around the world who had gathered together for their annual meeting. Playing a piece especially written by British composer Martin Riley, the 88 young players were tasked with... See More

88 pianists, all between the age of 6 and 14, have broken the world record for the number of people playing the piano at the same time. The previous record stood at 21 people.

The record was broken on 20 August 2019 at Birmingham's International Convention Centre in front of over 500 leading engineers from around the world who had gathered together for their annual meeting. Playing a piece especially written by British composer Martin Riley, the 88 young players were tasked with playing one note each. However, for the record to work, each player had to be 7 metres away from the piano.

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October 11, 2019 at 10:15pm

A musician set the world record for the highest ever classical music concert after she played a grand piano up a 5,000m Himalayan mountain pass.

Evelina De Lain, 41, performed Chopin’s Nocturnes No 2 in E flat major and No 20 in C sharp minor during the 90 minute performance.

She also played his “Raindrop” Prelude Op 28 No 15, as well as compositions from her solo album Soul Journey.

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A musician set the world record for the highest ever classical music concert after she played a grand piano up a 5,000m Himalayan mountain pass.

Evelina De Lain, 41, performed Chopin’s Nocturnes No 2 in E flat major and No 20 in C sharp minor during the 90 minute performance.

She also played his “Raindrop” Prelude Op 28 No 15, as well as compositions from her solo album Soul Journey.

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October 8, 2019 at 2:02pm

One of Australia's last remaining piano-maker has just created an instrument the likes of which the world has never seen.

Most grand pianos have 88 keys but Wayne Stuart's family-run business in Tumut, southern New South Wales, has built the first known piano with an impressive 108 keys.

This means it boasts a nine octave range, unheard of on the piano until now.

"It's the 21st century, we need new things," Mr Stuart said.

"We need new horizons and this is... See More

One of Australia's last remaining piano-maker has just created an instrument the likes of which the world has never seen.

Most grand pianos have 88 keys but Wayne Stuart's family-run business in Tumut, southern New South Wales, has built the first known piano with an impressive 108 keys.

This means it boasts a nine octave range, unheard of on the piano until now.

"It's the 21st century, we need new things," Mr Stuart said.

"We need new horizons and this is certainly a new horizon."

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