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Background imagePiano Collection: Advertisement for Steinway Pianos

Advertisement for Steinway Pianos - no drawing room of distinction has the ideally correct note unless it contains one. circa 1930s

Background imagePiano Collection: CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896). German pianist. Wife of Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

CLARA SCHUMANN (1819-1896). German pianist. Wife of Robert Schumann (1810-1856). German composer. Photographed in 1850

Background imagePiano Collection: Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms at the piano. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a charcoal drawing

Background imagePiano Collection: RENOIR: GIRLS / PIANO, 1892. Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at a Piano. Oil on canvas, 1892

RENOIR: GIRLS / PIANO, 1892. Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at a Piano. Oil on canvas, 1892
RENOIR: GIRLS/PIANO, 1892. Pierre Auguste Renoir: Young Girls at a Piano. Oil on canvas, 1892

Background imagePiano Collection: Frederic Chopin / Etude

Frederic Chopin / Etude
FREDERIC CHOPIN Polish musician composing his C minor Etude

Background imagePiano Collection: Frederic Chopin / Nocturne

Frederic Chopin / Nocturne
FREDERIC CHOPIN Polish musician composing his Nocturne opus 9 number 2 Date: 1810 - 1849

Background imagePiano Collection: Jascha Heifetz / Punch 20

Jascha Heifetz / Punch 20
JASCHA HEIFETZ American violinist

Background imagePiano Collection: The piano in the music room in the House for an Art Lovers

The piano in the music room in the House for an Art Lovers, architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imagePiano Collection: Cat - blue siamese standing on piano reading music

Cat - blue siamese standing on piano reading music
LA-2831 Cat - blue siamese standing on piano reading music Jean Michel Labat Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imagePiano Collection: Chopin Concert Radziwill

Chopin Concert Radziwill
FREDERIC CHOPIN Prince Antoni Radziwill, a long admirer of Chopins talents invites him to play at the palace in Berlin

Background imagePiano Collection: Frederic Chopin / Preludes

Frederic Chopin / Preludes
FREDERIC CHOPIN Polish musician composing his preludes

Background imagePiano Collection: Angels of Mons, cover design for piano music

Angels of Mons, cover design for piano music
Angels of Mons (Reve Mystique), cover design for solo piano music by Sydney C Baldock, inspired by rumours of angelic intervention in the fighting (Battle of Mons, Belgium)

Background imagePiano Collection: David Bowie at his home, Haddon Hall, at Beckenham, Kent, 20th April 1971

David Bowie at his home, Haddon Hall, at Beckenham, Kent, 20th April 1971

Background imagePiano Collection: Erik Satie / Renaudin

Erik Satie / Renaudin
ERIK SATIE French composer at the piano

Background imagePiano Collection: CAT PIANO

CAT PIANO
Variations on a catatonic scale : the keys are linked to the cats tails, and when depressed the resulting miaows create a concatenation of feline counterpoint

Background imagePiano Collection: George Gershwin / Musician

George Gershwin / Musician
GEORGE GERSHWIN American composer

Background imagePiano Collection: Ballet dancers rehearsing Coppelia

Ballet dancers rehearsing Coppelia
Ballet dancers from the French Academie de Musique et de Danse rehearsing Coppelia (music by Delibes). Mademoiselle Carlotta Zambelli, Italian dancer and teacher, is in pink on the left

Background imagePiano Collection: McCoy Tyner performing at the Newport Jazz Festival, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, July 1978

McCoy Tyner performing at the Newport Jazz Festival, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, July 1978

Background imagePiano Collection: Mrs Mills, celebrity pianist, with dog

Mrs Mills, celebrity pianist, with dog
Unusual Friends - Mrs Mills, celebrity pianist, with dog. 1960s

Background imagePiano Collection: Various musical instruments

Various musical instruments

Background imagePiano Collection: Advertisement for A. Wilson. Peck and Co. Ltd. Beethoven House, Pinstone Street, Sheffield

Advertisement for A. Wilson. Peck and Co. Ltd. Beethoven House, Pinstone Street, Sheffield
Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP Folder 62

Background imagePiano Collection: Johannes Brahms, German composer

Johannes Brahms, German composer and musician. Seen here in profile, playing a grand piano

Background imagePiano Collection: Piano and music sheets K011303

Piano and music sheets K011303
KENWOOD HOUSE, Hampstead, London. Detail of the Broadwood square piano of 1791 in the Music Room

Background imagePiano Collection: Self-Help in War Time by Heath Robinson Building a Bungalow

Self-Help in War Time by Heath Robinson Building a Bungalow
No III - Building a bungalow: Now, having made a good start with your music-room, place your piano in position. A rather back to front way of house construction from the crazy mind of William Heath

Background imagePiano Collection: Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett

Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett
Miles Davis Quintet, 1960

Background imagePiano Collection: The Count Basie Orchestra in concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 18 July 1980

The Count Basie Orchestra in concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 18 July 1980: Count Basie (piano), Cleveland Eaton (bass), Freddie Green (guitar), Gregg Field (drums)

Background imagePiano Collection: Eugene Ysaye - Belgian Violinist

Eugene Ysaye - Belgian Violinist
Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931) - Belgian Violinist Date: circa 1903

Background imagePiano Collection: Piano playing

Piano playing
A small boy sits at a piano and practises his scales conscientiously

Background imagePiano Collection: They Laughed when I

They Laughed when I
They laughed when I sat down at the piano... (and then, of course, he amazed them all with his virtuosity !)

Background imagePiano Collection: How Pianola Works 1912

How Pianola Works 1912
How the player-piano works - air passes through the holes in the piano-roll and acts on the bellows mechanism, causing a hammer to strike a key

Background imagePiano Collection: Metsu - A Gentleman and a Lady at a Virginal K010543

Metsu - A Gentleman and a Lady at a Virginal K010543
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. " An Interior With a Lady Seated at a Keyboard" c.1650s by Gabriel METSU (1629-67)

Background imagePiano Collection: Witley Court Music Room c. 1920 BL25088

Witley Court Music Room c. 1920 BL25088
WITLEY COURT, Worcestershire. Interior view c.1920. The Music Room. Photographed by Bedford Lemere

Background imagePiano Collection: Osborne House J030034

Osborne House J030034
OSBORNE HOUSE, East Cowes, Isle of Wight. Interior view of the Drawing Room. Some items shown maybe on loan from the Royal Collection

Background imagePiano Collection: The Windmill Theatre, 1940

The Windmill Theatre, 1940
Eric Woodburn, seated at the piano, rehearses along with the girls of the Revudeville company at the Windmill Theatre, London. 1940

Background imagePiano Collection: Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra

Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon and her Bijou Orchestra
Margate Pier - Jessie Wildon (Mrs Fred Wildon - pictured on left with cello) and her Bijou Orchestra - a musical quintet. The Wildon family ran orchestras of various types during the summer in

Background imagePiano Collection: New bobbed hair conductor for London symphony orchestra. Miss Ethel Leginska

New bobbed hair conductor for London symphony orchestra. Miss Ethel Leginska, the young woman from Hull with the bobbed hair

Background imagePiano Collection: A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND. Lithograph poster, 1948, by Ben Shahn for the Progressive Party

A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND. Lithograph poster, 1948, by Ben Shahn for the Progressive Party, satirizing the popular 1945 photograph of Harry Truman playing a piano adorned by actress Lauren Bacall;

Background imagePiano Collection: Photos on piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey

Photos on piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey
Photos on the piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey. On the back row, l-r: Eleftherios Venizelos, Lloyd George with Prince of Wales (future Edward VIII), General Foch

Background imagePiano Collection: Dachshund and Piano

Dachshund and Piano
A musical dachshund plays a tune on the piano

Background imagePiano Collection: Wa Mozart Silhouette

Wa Mozart Silhouette
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Silhouette of the Austrian composer at the piano

Background imagePiano Collection: Js Bach Conducts

Js Bach Conducts
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH German organist and composer conducts the Whitsunday Cantata Date: 1685 - 1750

Background imagePiano Collection: Johannes Brahms playing the piano (engraving)

Johannes Brahms playing the piano (engraving)
814059 Johannes Brahms playing the piano (engraving) by German School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Johannes Brahms playing the piano. German composer and pianist (1833-1897)

Background imagePiano Collection: American singer, Nina Simone, in the UK recording a television programme called

American singer, Nina Simone, in the UK recording a television programme called Sound of Soul for London Weekend Television

Background imagePiano Collection: Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett

Miles Davis Quintet, 1960. Creator: Brian Foskett
Miles Davis Quintet, 1960

Background imagePiano Collection: Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten Rehearsing

Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten Rehearsing
Yehudi Menuhin and Benjamin Britten rehearsing violin and piano in the Jubilee Hall for the Piano Trios recital in Aldeburgh Parish Church on 24 June 1963. Date: 1963

Background imagePiano Collection: Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin

Benjamin Britten, Yehudi Menuhin
Rehearsal for Piano Trios Concert in the Aldeburgh Parish Church (24 June), Aldeburgh Festival 1963. Benjamin Britten (piano)

Background imagePiano Collection: Italy, Naples, Portrait of Italian composer Domenico Cimarosa (1749 - 1801), 1785

Italy, Naples, Portrait of Italian composer Domenico Cimarosa (1749 - 1801), 1785
Francesco Saverio Candido (1768-1807), Portrait of Domenico Cimarosa (Aversa, 1749 - Venice, 1801), Italian composer, 1785

Background imagePiano Collection: IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971). American (Russian-born) composer

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971). American (Russian-born) composer. Pencil drawing, c1935, by Hilda Wiener



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"Piano: A Melodic Journey Through Time and Emotion" Step into the world of piano, where timeless compositions and virtuosic performances have captivated hearts for centuries. From the delicate touch of Johannes Brahms to the fiery passion of Jascha Heifetz's Punch 20, this instrument has been a vessel for musical brilliance. Frederic Chopin's Etude takes us on a whirlwind of technical mastery, while an advertisement for Steinway Pianos reminds us that greatness can be achieved with the right instrument. McCoy Tyner's mesmerizing performance at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1978 brings jazz and piano together in perfect harmony. Transport yourself to another era as you listen to Chopin Concert Radziwill or get lost in the ethereal beauty of Frederic Chopin's Nocturne. The Angels of Mons grace the cover design for piano music, adding a touch of mystique to each note played. An advertisement for A. Wilson Peck & Co Ltd Beethoven House showcases how pianos have become an integral part of our homes and lives. In places like Sheffield's Pinstone Street, these instruments bring joy and inspiration to all who encounter them. The grandeur continues as we explore The Piano in the Music Room at House for an Art Lovers—a sanctuary where creativity flourishes amidst elegant surroundings. And what better companion than a blue Siamese cat perched on top, reading along with every melody? Erik Satie's Renaudin transports us into a realm where simplicity meets profound expression—an ode to minimalism that resonates deeply within our souls. In every note played upon its keys, whether by legendary composers or contemporary artists, the piano tells stories untold—stories that evoke emotions beyond words can express, and is not just an instrument; it is a gateway into realms unknown—a magical journey through time and emotion that will forever enchant those who dare listen.