Music Gear News
Restored piano to be played at Japanese earthquake memorial
One man has laboured day and night to restore a piano that was damaged when an earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan.
The act in itself is symbolic as the music instrument will never be "pitch perfect", but as the six-month anniversary approaches, Mr Inoue's renovation of the damaged piano is a symbolic act that the country is rebuilding itself and moving on.
Mr Inoue found one piano under a car, crushed into pieces by the weight of the vehicle. However, he also found another damaged piano hidden under debris and layers upon layers of mud.
Although he had salvaged other music instruments, it meant something to Mr Inoue to restore the only remaining piano from his store out of a total of 30.
The online news provider said the piano will now be played the renowned pianist Kumiko at a memorial concert on September 11th.
The earthquake that hit Japan was the most powerful since records began.
Buy Pianos & Keyboards Now
Posted on 5 Sep 2011 10:05 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
In a variety of different finishes and sizes Mapex's new Saturn V Tours express classic Mapex tone with a new ergonomic design
Professional grade audio monitors are the flavour of the year at this years NAMMJ. Perfectly adaptable to any acoustic environment, the JBL 705P/708P is a jack of all trades.
The innovative new Jody Jazz Super Jet mouthpieces are specially designed with jazz, blues and rock saxophonists in mind.
Bringing the thunder at this years NAMM are Yamaha's new Ryden Series. A beginner level kit built to last, you can expect premium quality at a pinch of the price.
Gretsch unveil their 2017 line up, showcasing a whole variety of their classic signature shapes with modern twists
Iconic Zakk Wylde bullseye design? Check. Monstrous and uncompromising tone? Check. The Odin Grail Genesis guitar delivers the goods to the metal masses
Recent Music News
A compact and lightweight Electric Acoustic Bass Guitar ideal for those who value playability and ultimate accessibility to their instrument
Elektron's Digitakt Drum Machine is the answer to all your of your percussive desires
British microphone brand Aston have just announced the worlds first laser targeting pencil mic.
With a number of exciting features, the RD-2000 combines the best features of acoustic and digital pianos into an innovative hybrid
A versatile and dynamic Digital Mixer with a plethora of exciting capabilities
Orange's new amps are the perfect solution for those who want to kill two birds with one stone. Just as able on the stage as it is in your bedroom, the Rocker series offer complete versatility.