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I Love Playing the Piano

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    Learning The Piano As A Surprise

    About January 2012 I had an idea of a way to surprise my wife for her 30th Birthday in April this year. It was simple really, take piano lessons and play her a song at the party! I looked on the Internet and found a local teacher, so I got in touch and explained my plan. She was...
    BlueEyedEngland BlueEyedEngland 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    I feel that music is my escape.

    . I feel like playing the piano when I'm mad. Ot just makes me feel relaxed and not tense about it. It makes me think that music covers it up. Covers everything..
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F May 9, 2014

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    A Long Lost Dream

    Ever since I was a little kid, I've always dreamed of playing the piano. Everything about the piano, is just fascinating! I love closing my eyes and listening to Moonlight Sonata (mvt. 1) by Beethoven. I love seeing all the images dance around in my head. I always dreamed of...
    LettersToTheSky LettersToTheSky 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    Check out Ludivico Einaudi especially divenire,

    nuvole bianche and Ancora! Also Yann Tiersen: Comptine d'un autre été and Rue des cascades!! Galop-marche by Albert Lavignac ---> 8 hands!! Absolutely impressive and lovely to watch! Last but not least: Secunda Navigazione, the heart asks for pleasure first and Struggle...
    jlove987 jlove987 16-17, F Mar 15

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    Playing the piano or keyboard always makes me

    feel so much better. I also love my guitar but piano is my life.
    amarie0710 amarie0710 22-25, F Apr 1, 2014

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    Doing a duet with my teacher.

    Lots of cords. It's gonna be awesome! Performing it soon too!
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Nov 19, 2014

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    When I sit at each ebony

    and ivory key, all 88 scream my name, whining for me to play. Each touch of my finger makes the mallet hit and force the strings to vibrate, 3-2-1, highest to lowest, pitches and resonates in the air around my ears, pushing itself deeper into my brain. Slowly memorizing...no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 5, 2014

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    I love playing the piano,

    I wish I had never given it up, I do miss it 😔
    KitKat292 KitKat292 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2014

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    Might come as a surprise.

    .but my biggest hobby...unless drinking and smoking count as a hobby...I mostly play classical despite my love for metal and rock. 🎹
    bluefrogs247 bluefrogs247 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2014

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    Vita21 Vita21 16-17 May 27, 2014

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    I love playing my piano.

    I miss the good Ol days of playing where I practice four hours a day
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M Oct 3, 2014

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    My piano playing is an unprincipled celebration

    of sound. The closest i've ever heard on a cd to what i sound like is Herbert Henck's Festeburger Fantasien.
    Nest37 Nest37 36-40, M Sep 2, 2014

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    I love nothing more than sitting down with

    other musicians and jamming. In band rehearsals and jam sessions, I'm always the last one still playing. To interact on-the-spot with other musicians is a beautiful experience that I've always been fascinated by and hooked on.
    necxo necxo 18-21, T Aug 3, 2014

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    The piano and I go way back.

    I met her when I was 5, she was so full of pain and love. I was so overwhelmed by the feelings she brought out. I wanted to be able to feel the emotions, so mom set me up with lessons. Been hooked ever since. One good thing about having big hands, they are great piano players...
    StartsWithOne StartsWithOne 26-30, M Jun 22, 2014

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    Been playing since I came from work,

    today has been a classical day! Love my Piano!
    wenwen14 wenwen14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2014

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    There is a song called via purifico

    that I just finished playing today.. It's beautiful. Check it out
    Bry247 Bry247 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2014

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    I love the piano, it's my favorite instrument

    to listen to. So because of this I decided to teach myself to learn, I managed to get the basics down with a breeze (as a side note I was using a small one handed like kids piano). While I was in High School I had my friend teach me more complex songs (like Fur Elise, cause I...
    Matchitehew Matchitehew 22-25, M Aug 7, 2014

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    As mentioned in my previous post,

    I have had a rough life and having nobody to share my thoughts and emotions to, it was hard. There was one thing though that I found myself turning to every time that I felt like crying or giving up or anything of the such. Piano. I'm not good Pianist at all but playing simple...
    aeonjuly aeonjuly 22-25, M Dec 30, 2013

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    I really, really love music.

    .. both listening to it and playing it! I play the piano, guitar and drums, though I wanna learn something unique like the violin... "If music be the food of love... Rock On!!!"
    jcqwerty jcqwerty 18-21, M 1 Response May 2, 2014

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    So when i was around 10 years old i heard

    someone in the next room of my school playing the piano and i was mesmerised by it, i immediately took up classes on how to play the piano and to this day and captivated by it's sound. Slow and Melodic have always been my preferred taste as it helps to reflect..
    Zukiiwii Zukiiwii 16-17, M Aug 17, 2014

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    Piano player! I have been playing the piano

    growing up as a hobby so just for fun not professionally and never taken exams for it!I enjoy playing classical music, music from films and sometimes I find some piano tunes i really like from famous piano players as well as youtube piano players and i just watch the videos...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    Another World

    Playing the piano makes me feel like i'm in a different world. It's a time where i forget about reality. Where you can express your emotions through the pieces you play. Expressive & beautiful.
    Yellow11hello Yellow11hello 18-21 Jun 24, 2013

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    its a feeling of void inside you

    when you're not really allowed or consequences don't permit you to do what interests you the most.... makes your whole day go as a waste and your lifes a total mess..... cant live without my keyboard :(
    beethjv beethjv 18-21, M Mar 10

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    I never played the piano

    for almost 11 months now just because I am suffering from depression, my grandpa died without hearing me play and he was the reason why I even started to learn the piano. I just realized that now that he is in a better place and always with me, he can hear my cries, my screams...
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F Oct 9, 2014

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    I absolutely love~ it!

    !! It makes duch a beautiful noise <3 I started out playing in school and slowly learned from there. We had projects and stuff when we had to play certain songs and even ya'know like, real songs. Whenever I played I had friends coming over to listen. I started looking up music...
    Awakened92 Awakened92 16-17, F Apr 10, 2014

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    I've been playing the piano ever

    since I was 6 years old and I absolutely love it. I play both jazz and classical but I have to admit classical is my favourite and by far Frederic chopin has to me my absolute favourite composer. 🎼🎶🎹❤️
    lifesimmer lifesimmer 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    It takes me away from the real world.

    Throughout the songs, it's like I'm in a new world, the song is my world. It feels like I don't have any worries, it feels like I'm free of the pain I feel and go through every day. It relaxes me and I just love playing and learning everyday. I get through my darkest moments by...
    Anon156 Anon156 22-25 Aug 3, 2014

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    I am the pianist for my school's jazz ensemble.

    I love to fool around on the piano, learning how to solo over different L.H. bass lines and learning new exercises of how to strengthen the connection between my ear, and the music I'm playing. I found a really great sounding voicing that I'm practicing in all keys at the moment...
    necessaryexpression necessaryexpression 18-21, M Jan 16, 2014

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    I am just learning how to play the piano

    and i wanted to know some songs that are easy to learn..? So far i already know How To Save A Life - The Fray and Apologize - One Republic. Anyone know some easy ones to learn..?
    craziijessy craziijessy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7, 2014

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    I wish I actually had a real piano to play on.

    .. I live I. The UK and have always loved playing piano... Pianos are absolutely fantastic but sadly I don't actually have a piano I can play :'( I used to play for hours and hours at school but since I left for unit I have barely touched them... I wish I owned an actual piano...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29, 2014

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    When i was 7 my mom Convinces me to take a

    piano lesson i was convinced when i was 8 i stopped my mom had a little electric piano so i tried playing on it i have a musical ear so i played many things alone when i took a piano lesson i only learned playing with one hand so when i got my mom's electric piano i taught my...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F Apr 1, 2014

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    I love playing the piano everyday

    when I get home from school I always go to my grand piano and sit down and hear the beautiful music that it plays my favorite song to play is "how to save a life" by the fray. When I play it's like I can let all my emotions out and don't have to hide them any longer some times i...
    drs0307 drs0307 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2014

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    Mozart..Bach..Billy Joel.

    .Coldplay... I have a baby grand antique piano that my favorite grandmother gave to me when I was 6..the most precious thing that I own.
    Stephanie2211 Stephanie2211 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    It's been so long since I played.

    I shouldn't have left home.
    MaryJay712 MaryJay712 16-17, F Nov 15, 2014

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    I've been playing since I was 5 years old

    and now I'm 22. 17 years and I still live this instrument. I remember when I first started, I hate practicing. I would never practice for my lessons until after the 4 or 5 year I finally got that spark in me. I've played for school assemblies, outside the community, and I even...
    EllaAfter EllaAfter 22-25, F Jul 2, 2014

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    P I A N I S S I M O

    THE PIANO is a Divine Instrument because it is in essence a HARP !  It contains about 80 notes arranged in chromatic scales and by means of keys and hammers to strike the strings it can be readily played in any key. The white note represent C MAJOR and the accidentals (SHARPS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    I love playing the piano,

    the best feeling in the world is to perform.. <3
    G1K2 G1K2 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    So Ever since, at the tender age of 5,

    I was young I wanted to learn to play the piano. An finally I did. I've been playing for 2 years and so on. My high school offers piano classes so that's where I learned and I plan to keep learning.
    sweetchase12 sweetchase12 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2014

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    I love playing GTA V online fun mostly after work great way to get the rage out and mission I wish I could keep the money I ern in real life though.
    Greekguy79 Greekguy79 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    I miss playing the piano so much hopefully soon I can start playing again :(
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F Feb 28

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    I'd like to pursue this again someday. I've started and stopped the flute, guitar, and piano for various reasons, but I love making music. My paternal grandmother could play...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    Lol I didn't finish my other post like this. In band, I play clarinet, I used to play trumpet, but I converted, and I Really REALLY want to learn the piano, they're really...
    SweetcakesJr SweetcakesJr 13-15, F Mar 17

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    I learn violin, piano, and conducting. I can also play viola and I'm dying to learn cello, French horn and oboe.
    Hymph Hymph 22-25 Mar 17

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    Mainly my voice (still an instrument!), but I used to play my piano all the time, dabbled with guitar and now focus on learning the cello.
    JanelleBelle JanelleBelle 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago