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Honoring Bartolomeo Christofori, inventor of the piano.


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It's terrific! thumb

Today is Cristoforo's birthday.

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Happy 360th birthday of the piano inventor today!

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Hurrah for Christoforo !!! Without him we'd all just be twiddling our thumbs laugh


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Hurrah for Christoforo !!! Without him we'd all just be twiddling our thumbs laugh

Not at all! We have more pluck than that. grin


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Hurrah for Christoforo !!! Without him we'd all just be twiddling our thumbs laugh

Not at all! We have more pluck than that. grin

Playing Rachmaninov on the harpsichord might just sound like too many (pairs of) skeletons copulating on a tin roof in a thunderstorm.

In which case, twiddling the thumbs seem like a better alternative......... wink


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How is this off topic??


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Playing Rachmaninov on the harpsichord might just sound like...

I've just been saved from a really bad visual by the firm belief (read: "hope") that Rachmaninov would simply have written for the extant instruments! smile


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Love it!! Was expecting some variation of May the Fourth be with you. This was better! Love the bouncing hair as you go from piano to forte!!!


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