PIANO

  • Google doodles Claude Debussy's 151st birthday with a riverside scene set to Clair de lune August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The lights on the houses by the riverside turn off and on synchronised to the piano strings playing Claude Debussy's 'Clair de lune'. This is Google's romantic tribute to the French composer on his 151st birth anniversary. Born on August 22, 1862, SaintGermainenLaye, France, Claude Debussy's (his full name...
  • Watch Lady Gaga play the piano at F1 after party November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Lady Gaga did not disappoint her fans in India, unlike Metallica. Performing at the F1 after Party at Lap, hosted by Arjun Rampal, the pop diva had her fans creaming for more. Dressed in a Tarun Tahliani sari that she tore to shreds and made it more...
  • Grand piano found on sandbar in Miami bay January 27, 2011

    Miami: A grand piano recently showed up on a sandbar in Miami's Biscayne Bay, about 200 yards from condominiums on the shore. The piano, which weighs at least 650 pounds, was placed at the highest spot along the sandbar so it doesn't get underwater during high tide. While officials aren't sure how...
  • Confluence of piano, santoor come alive with this duo May 13, 2008

    Mumbai: Santoor and piano are as different as Kashmir and Rome. But when Rahul Sharma and Richard Clayderman play the notes together, they come out in one flow of seamless harmony a confluence of the East and the West. Their fusion album was launched on Monday in the presence...
  • Jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson passes away at 82 December 25, 2007

    Calgary: Oscar Peterson, who sat atop the world of jazz piano for decades with his driving twohanded swing, technical wizardry and rapidfire solos, died on Sunday of kidney failure, television said. He was 82. One of jazz's most recorded musicians, both as leader and accompanist, Peterson rose from workingclass...