Hungarian space-age piano will enrich instrument’s history

In the 19th century, piano makers competed to make special instruments for Hungarian virtuoso Franz Liszt, the world’s first piano superstar. Now Hungary is returning the favour with a space-age piano named for its creator, pianist Gergely Boganyi. “The Boganyi,” unveiled on Tuesday, has two legs, uses carbon composite as well as wood and employs wild curves to get a more powerful and balanced sound than that of similar-sized conventional models.

Read more at: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/music/hungarian-space-age-piano-will-enrich-instruments-history-creator-says/article22555865/

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