This piano talks

A “speaking piano” reciting the Proclamation of the European Environmental Criminal Court at World Venice Forum 2009. Unfortunately it’s all in German, but what the piano says is all English, and it’s really neat to watch.

Speaking Piano – Now with (somewhat decent) captions!

Possibly the coolest thing I have ever seen. A work by Austrian composer Peter Ablinger. [via Makezine and Neatorama]

Full translation of the words in YouTube: Continue reading “This piano talks”

Will it shred? A piano!

Don’t ask will it blend any more. It’s old-school by meme standards. After watching this, perhaps you won’t think about “Will it blend” any more.

WATCH IT SHRED! \ Piano // (SSI Shredder)

Watching it shred the piano makes me feel scared. I wonder what happens when someone fell in. Just when I thought shredding hard disks are so amazing.

How to play Rachmaninov’s impossible Prelude in C# minor

Igudesman & Joo performs Rachmaninov’s impossible Prelude in C# minor, Op. 3, No. 2, performed as it is written.

As Rachmaninov’s hands are probably gigantic, he can play his music. Little guys like Joo have no big hands to show off. “Small hands,” Joo admits and then emphasizes, “but only hands small.”

Rachmaninov had big Hands

Good sense of humor. That lighten my day.