Listen to this piano play. It might take some careful attention and the help of closed captioning, but you may be able to hear the piano speak English.
The Edelweiss self-playing piano can “speak” thanks to some modifications that Mark Rober and team made to it. Rober explains the mods, as well as the basics of piano engineering.
He also steps aside to let Chopsticks the speaking piano play “the world’s hardest song,” Rush E by composer Andrew Wrangell of Sheet Music Boss. Wrangell makes a guest appearance, along with Grant Sanderson from the 3Blue1Brown YouTube channel.
Watch these handpicked piano-related videos next:
• Making a Steinway Grand Piano from start to finish
• Piano visualizations: Johann Sebastian Bach, Minuet in G
• The Wheelharp & The Viola Organista
• cdza: Daft Pianists
• Pianist Yuja Wang plays Flight of the Bumblebee
Also, don’t miss Hazel Scott playing Black & White on two grand pianos.
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