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Speaking of Blüthner...
#2685170 10/26/17 01:44 PM
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Ran across a reference to "The Hindenburg Piano" this morning. Only weighed 356 lbs.

http://www.airships.net/blog/hindenburg-piano/

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Re: Speaking of Blüthner...
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I am aware of this piano. Pretty cool stuff, David. It was discussed here years ago.


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Fascinating article. I had read it a while back but had forgotten about it. Thanks for sharing! 'Veneering' it in pigskin was a creative idea.

On the opposite side of the weight spectrum, I have seen reference to a 'Steel Piano Project' that Steinway & Sons worked on with US Steel in the early 1930's. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find much information on this particular project.


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