88 keys, each with its own hammer and string assembly, contained within a massive wooden case and attached to a giant cast iron plate. It sounds so ... industrial. And indeed, the act of creating a piano is pure, hard work.
But the act of playing the piano results in some of the most miraculous sounds human beings are capable of.
On Benchmarks, Classical New England's Cathy Fuller is your guide to extraordinary performances that harness the power and intimacy only available through this monument to human ingenuity, transporting you to previously unexplored terrain. With performances from Classical New England's Fraser Performance Studio and concert halls around the world, Benchmarks brings you the music - and words - of some of today's great artists of the piano.
Classical New England ProgramsBoston Symphony Orchestra
Keith's Classical Corner
Drive Time Live
The Bach Hour
Baroque in Boston
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