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Originally Posted by U3piano
Does a real size instrument like this exist?


Do you mean a tiny piano with a normal piano action?
Or a normal sized grand with a xylophone inside?


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Originally Posted by malkin
Originally Posted by U3piano
Does a real size instrument like this exist?


Do you mean a tiny piano with a normal piano action?
Or a normal sized grand with a xylophone inside?


That first option would take some true nano engineering, and would be pretty useless i think. grin

I ment the second option.

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Originally Posted by malkin
Originally Posted by U3piano
Does a real size instrument like this exist?


Do you mean a tiny piano with a normal piano action?
Or a normal sized grand with a xylophone inside?


I remember this from years ago:



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Wow!

Perfect if you don't have the space for an upright?

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"Keyboard xylophone"
https://antiquitymusic.com/keyboard-xylophone

And this "Xylano"
https://www.instructables.com/id/Xylano-Piano-Meets-Xylophone/


Is it obvious that I am off my feet (mainly the left one) with a lot of time on my hands?

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Or a celesta?!


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Originally Posted by WhoDwaldi


I remember this from years ago:





It's a pity the sound is digital.

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Originally Posted by dogperson
I’m holding out for the working LEGO piano model. There should be an update in the fall about possible production
BTW; it takes 1800 Legos 🙀


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Yann Tiersen uses toy pianos a lot on his albums.

Here is an example:



That's super cool!


Originally Posted by U3piano
Does a real size instrument like this exist?

I think it doesn't, but.. why not? Some kind of xylophone instead of strings, put dampers in it like a piano, and you would have a unique instrument!


My thoughts exactly!

Originally Posted by U3piano


That first option would take some true nano engineering, and would be pretty useless i think. grin

I ment the second option.


I don't know, I could see someone incorporating it into a tiny cooking or baking-a-cake show! 😂😂😂


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Our tiny tinkle piano showed up ahead of schedule and does not disappoint!


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Originally Posted by dogperson
I’m holding out for the working LEGO piano model. There should be an update in the fall about possible production
BTW; it takes 1800 Legos 🙀


The Playable LEGO piano has been approved for production and will have 2798 pieces!

We’re going to need a thread when we all build one.

See: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/a4e4413f-8488-4551-ac9d-9e7f8c35154e

I can’t wait to order one.

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Originally Posted by LarryK
Originally Posted by dogperson
I’m holding out for the working LEGO piano model. There should be an update in the fall about possible production
BTW; it takes 1800 Legos 🙀


The Playable LEGO piano has been approved for production and will have 2798 pieces!

We’re going to need a thread when we all build one.

See: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/a4e4413f-8488-4551-ac9d-9e7f8c35154e

I can’t wait to order one.


I wouldn't call it playable, with a stool like that! cry

Lego is pretty neat, how about this. It's no piano, but impressive nonetheless:

https://youtu.be/n-RtJOfFlZU



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Originally Posted by LarryK
Originally Posted by dogperson
I’m holding out for the working LEGO piano model. There should be an update in the fall about possible production
BTW; it takes 1800 Legos 🙀


The Playable LEGO piano has been approved for production and will have 2798 pieces!

We’re going to need a thread when we all build one.

See: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/a4e4413f-8488-4551-ac9d-9e7f8c35154e

I can’t wait to order one.

Yep, you should start a thread when we can order one.


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Originally Posted by dogperson
I’m holding out for the working LEGO piano model. There should be an update in the fall about possible production
BTW; it takes 1800 Legos 🙀


The Playable LEGO piano has been approved for production and will have 2798 pieces!

We’re going to need a thread when we all build one.

See: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/a4e4413f-8488-4551-ac9d-9e7f8c35154e

I can’t wait to order one.

Yep, you should start a thread when we can order one.


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Yep, you should start a thread when we can order one.
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And we can all post pics of ours on the appropriate thread.


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Our tiny tinkle piano showed up ahead of schedule and does not disappoint!


I only just saw this reply, did you get this little baby??? ❤️❤️❤️


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