Christian Mokschan originally wanted to be a professional pianist. Instead of performing in public, however, he decided to focus on the art of making the instrument. Today he works for the renowned Steingraeber & Söhne company in Bayreuth.
From calligraphy to acoustic music, young artists are finding inspiration in the pre-digital age. While they won't revert to analogue entirely, some say learning the old tricks of the trade makes them more creative.
His eclectic and experimental approach to music made Canadian pianist Chilly Gonzales a star. That sensibility is reflected in his new "Re-Introduction Etudes," a novel form of lesson book for piano learners.
In his lifetime, C.P.E. Bach was more famous than his father, Johann Sebastian Bach. His music continued to influence composers for generations to follow.
Davide Martello was on a world tour with his custom-built electric piano when he found himself on Taksim Square. Now he's become the soundtrack for Turkish protestors and has continued his tour with a new message: peace.
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