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It's the Bat-piano! Hungarian musician reveals futuristic re-design of piano that looks more suited for super hero's Gotham cave than the Royal Albert Hall
Gergely Boganyi, 41, has spent ten years, 8,000 hours and almost £1million

redesigning the grand piano in a workshop above a disused communist-era factory in Hungary

  • Feted classical musician Gergely Boganyi, 41, build his own grand piano
  • Spent 10 years, 8,000 hours and £1million developing new instrument
  • Made from ultra-modern carbon fibre with two legs that project sound
  • Musician says sound is like 'being in a spaceship hovering above gravity'
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24-01-2015, 02:04

Erard Paris Grand Piano serial number 73407 - Year 1895

Grand piano made by Erard Paris serial number73407 made in the year 1895 case made of rosewood at a length of 190 cm. This model of piano is also one of our more sought after because of the size and sound...

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20-01-2015, 03:05

Erard grand piano made in Paris serial number 63488 made in the year 1888

Model No 1 being one of Palace Pianos most popular model being sought after by Musicians and artists around the world. Case made of Rosewood at 212cm Straight strung.

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17-01-2015, 02:49

Steinway and Sons Grand piano serial number 82039 - Circa 1895

A beautiful Steinway and Sons Grand piano serial number 82039 circa 1895.

Case made of Rosewood at 188 cm long with 85 notes. This piano is currently being refurbished.

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17-01-2015, 01:47
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PARIS — The new concert hall here, the Philharmonie de Paris, rises like a flight of doves, its sprawling waves of concrete and steel designed by the star architect Jean Nouvel to symbolize the end of the “eternal ostracism” of the struggling neighborhoods nearby.

Construction of the Philharmonie de Paris, designed by Jean Nouvel, was mired in years of political wrangling, cost overruns and work stoppages.

Construction of the Philharmonie de Paris, designed by Jean Nouvel,
was mired in years of political wrangling, cost overruns and work stoppages.

 

After seven years and long delays, the 386 million euro ($455 million) hall — clad in 340,000 interlocking gray, cream, pearl and ivory cast-aluminum birds on the wing — finally opens on Wednesday. President François Hollande of France will inaugurate the hall, and the Orchestre de Paris will play the Requiem by the French composer Gabriel Fauré in a memorial tribute to victims of last week’s terrorist attacks here.

The lingering question about the Philharmonie — after years of political wrangling, infighting, cost overruns and work stoppages — is whether it can truly emerge as a temple of sound that brings egalité to classical music. The hall is on the edge of the Parc de la Villette, in the 19th Arrondissement in northeast Paris, just inside the ring road that symbolizes the divide between the wealthy center of Paris and the working-class and poor suburbs outside of it. The challenge is to still attract aging concertgoers from the center, where most of the city’s established cultural institutions are, but also to reach new generations in the suburbs, or banlieues, long scorned by the City of Light.

“There is nothing else like this until now,” said Laurent Bayle, the Philharmonie’s president. “This is the first signature, cultural building of grand Paris in this area. Before, the Seine River has always defined the axis of other cultural institutions,” like the Louvre, Musée d’Orsay and Opéra Bastille...

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