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I Love the Piano

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    Mummy, Mummy, I Have Found The Key To Heaven.

    5 years old, and having just started at the local Convent School. The nuns had given the new kids a now familiar story about the gates to the heaven, gold, shiny, and the rest. Later on I was looking through my dad's things, and found an amazing brass key, with ornate handel...
    joe383 joe383 46-50, M Feb 4, 2013

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    Piano Is My Passion

    I begged my mom for lessons in kindergarten. I didn't get any. In 4th grade we bought a piano and I remained persistent. No lessons. In 5th grade, I found my moms sheet music for canon in d. I taught myself how to play it, even though I didn't know how to read base clef and had...
    Piano63 Piano63 16-17 Apr 30, 2013

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    Common Mind

    I finally found someone who loves the piano just as much as I do. He's about 5 times better than me but doesn't act that way. ^^ We had a great time the other day just goofing around (and showing off, of course) . All musicians: definitely find someone who loves music as much as...
    AerynAVA AerynAVA 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 10, 2013

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    Oh Piano, How I Love Thee

     I took 3 years of lessons as a kid, and my teacher moved away.   Didn't touch the piano for at least 12 years, then, when my parents wanted to get rid of our piano, I took it in. I have been playing again now for 6 years, and can pick out tunes and simple chords of...
    misJ misJ 26-30, F Jun 17, 2008

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    Pianos

    I love the sound of a piano.. Each little note is comparable to a moment, once one is here it is gone. Similar notes take their place, but they never feel quite the same. They keep dancing, and chiming their sweet tune all throughout the day. I see a piano in a room and there is...
    PsychoticOnI PsychoticOnI 18-21, M Nov 21, 2011

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    I Love It! Xd

    I also learned soo many melodies, like and the best piece I can play is "New World" by..ahh I forgot his first name, Devorak. And when I played it with the beat by my own in my school, my friends all stopped playing and clapped for me, and my teacher said that I...
    MysteriousMiracle MysteriousMiracle 13-15, F Nov 10, 2009

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    I Want Him

     I need your help... theres this guy i really like him he's in a few of my classes.  We used to talk but right now we don't talk any more.I don't know what to do. I've tried to get over him but i can't, i'm desperate... we don't have much to say. I don't know if he likes me...
    cvjoakcvp cvjoakcvp 16-17 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    When Played By The Best, ...

    ...I love any instrument. Except the sitar (sorry, my idol George Harrison). In fact, when songs have violins in them, I totally enjoy playing air violin... same with flutes, when I play my air flute. Of course, I store all these instruments together with my air piano, air...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Jan 11, 2012

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    When I Was a Child I Took P...

    When I was a child I took piano lessons and hated it but now I was I could play..... 
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F Jun 16, 2008

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    Wish I Could Play Atleast One Melody

    I just love the beautiful sounds each keys play. It just one feeling that can take my breath away. I really envy those who have the talent to play it.
    AngelsReflection AngelsReflection 16-17, F Oct 17, 2009

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    In the spring I'm taking grade 1 can't wait I

    love piano although it might be hard
    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    I Wish I Could Play...

    I love the sound of someone playing the piano, the ability to create something that sounds so complex and beautiful out of something that looks so simple. I am not a musically talented person but I really appreciate those who are and really wish I was!
    CalypsoChisisi CalypsoChisisi 18-21, F Dec 11, 2012

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    Dreams Comes True Like Cinderella

    My brand new song that I create it took me 2 days that's it it is a Disney song call Cinderella I made this my own so I hope u enjoyed reading my piano songs - Dream Come True It come true Like a Cinderella like a fairy tale it's come true like a fantasy it's come true like in...
    LifeIsPsychic LifeIsPsychic 22-25, F Jun 25, 2013

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    Hello

    i have had a hard time in life but what i have learned is what dose not kill you makes you stronger with that in mind i found timmy my unc. dead on the floor about 3 years ago i would not leave the house it took a year to go out i still see him laying there they say he took a lot...
    jennifer16 jennifer16 22-25 Sep 25, 2008

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    Soft keys of ivory. Long strings of copper.

    Petals made of wood and cushion. Together colliding in a set of succession. To make the most beautiful sounds. Dark and terrifying. Suspenseful. Or as light as a butterfly landing on flowers. So many wonderful things can come from the piano. With just swift movements or soft and...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Nodame Cantabile

     "A great relationship is much like a beautiful duet, which is played on two instruments. Before we can meaningfully participate in a duet, we must learn how to play an instrument by ourselves." -- anonymous
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda 18-21, M Sep 16, 2011

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    Play By Heart

    Love is...Like playing piano...First you have to learn...The rules to play...Then you have to forget all the rules...To play by your heart...
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda 18-21, M Aug 17, 2011

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    The sound of the piano,

    really does come from the heart, or else it just wouldn't sound right. I love the feeling you get when you play the right song at the right time ❤️ perfection.
    blankly91 blankly91 22-25, F Jun 1

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    Appreciate

    I was sent to piano lessons religiously, early every Saturday morning for a long time, as a child.  I never practiced and to me it was torture.  I was told that I would regret having the chance and not taking full advantage of it.  I determined that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 12, 2008

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    Alicia Keys....my Idol!!!

    Alicia Keys is so talented on the piano, and vocally as well. Wow...I would give anything to play and sing on the same stage with her one day. So much talent. Id probably stand there with my mouth open the whole time not saying a word. Hahahha! Maybe one day, though....
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    I Wish.......

    That I could play the piano but i cant :/ would be really cool if i could though :))
    Dsecret Dsecret 16-17, M Aug 29, 2011

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    Beautiful Music...

    I love the sound of a practiced and/or gifted pianist. I am learning Maple Leaf Rag... my son says it sounds NOTHING like the actual song... one day soon!
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2008

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    Love Keyboards

    i've played guitar for many years and a few years ago bought a synth. i found that i can be very expressive on it. Unfortunately theives broke in a stole it. i hope to one day get another one.
    sissyslavejamie sissyslavejamie 51-55, T 2 Responses Jun 17, 2008

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    Favorite Piano Music

    Moonlight Sonata, "The Chair" by George Strait, "Christmas Canon Rock" by Trans Siberian Orchestra, the Young and the Restless theme ("Nadia's Theme")... wow, I could go on and on... but I'm drawing blanks right now!
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M Aug 21, 2012

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    Love Is Like ...

    Love is like...A piano song...Romantic...But sad... -- anonymous
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda 18-21, M Aug 17, 2011

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    Nothing Exists Except Me and the Piano.

    Playing the piano is what gets me through a hard day.   It gives me such pure happiness sitting there creating such glorious sounds of music.  Where nothing, absolutely nothing can break through my bubble of happiness.   It can sooth my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 17, 2008

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    I Love To Play My Piano Anytime.

    In conversations with people close to me, I can stand up, say "yes, yes I hear you", and start to play on the piano. To play something that was on my mind, something I heard or some sheet I worked earlier. Sometimes it's some kind of escape from the subject of the conversation...
    vulneraballs vulneraballs 31-35, M Jan 20, 2013

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    Nuvole Bianche

    If freedom exists it would fly on these notes.
    Fluffypanda Fluffypanda 18-21, M Aug 25, 2011

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    My Key (pun Intended) To Sanity

    I love the piano, listening and playing it. I don't understand how people think it sounds bad! When you learn a song and can play it without the sheet music it's the best feeling in the world. Just to sit down and play a beautiful song. I can play for hours. My favorite pieces...
    Surlefil15 Surlefil15 18-21, F Mar 21, 2012

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    My mother is a classical pianist.

    Went to Juliard for it. So when my sister, my brother and myself were 4 years old, we all started piano lessons. A woman would come to our house once a week and give us private lessons on our mothers beautiful baby grand. I am trully gratefull for learning how to play as i think...
    rella27 rella27 36-40, F Jan 6

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    Everything About It..

    I grew up exposed to a lot of different musical instruments.  The piano, I have found, is my favorite. I love the sound of it.  I love how the keys feel on my fingers.  It's one I love to play when I get the chance.  I've always loved piano benches too...
    meowmeowface meowmeowface 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 6, 2007

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    I Love The Other World

    I haven't been playing piano very long and I'm not the best, but I still love it. When I've practiced a song to the point where there are no more mistakes, I love to hear the notes linking together in perfect harmony. I feel like I can get away from everything and clear my mind...
    AvrilAshburn AvrilAshburn 18-21, F Dec 29, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I love piano music , especially the sad ones.If oyu do too, try this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptwcZ574blo . Hope you enjoy the music.(the part on 1:20 makes my cry)
    CNNMelissa CNNMelissa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Who know Jeff Goldblum could play the piano? http://youtu.be/59AAfRz0yZ0
    P245 P245 46-50, M Aug 9

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    I think I play it do much O.o
    TegsDaUnicorn TegsDaUnicorn 13-15, F Aug 17

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    Richard Clayderman - Feelings. A mellow Saturday evening as I watch the trees move to the breeze and listen to Clayderman's magic piano tunes. The sun has set a while back...
    ShatteredMirror ShatteredMirror 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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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...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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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...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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...
    Matchitehew Matchitehew 18-21, M Aug 7

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    Playing the piano is my passion in life. I play for hours each day and I never get tired of playing. I took piano lessons for a short time in kindergarten but I've been playing by...
    harmony4850 harmony4850 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    In total, there are many usages for piano: play in a concert, play in a party, for a dance group,....... But, with me, I just divide it into 2 different kind: play a song; and play...
    Longnhat5 Longnhat5 13-15, M Aug 5

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    I want to learn because I love music, the piano is calming and it doesn't hurt that Whitney Houston played the piano and she inspires me :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Aug 5

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    My cousins have a piano with the keys written on tape on the keys. I started playing the keys and I loved it. We looked up songs in their key ranges for pianos and it inspired me...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 7

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    For some reason every time after a great work out I always come home to play my piano and it relaxes me way more I'm bless that I have time to do the two major things that I love...
    fitbodylover fitbodylover 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    It saved my life. I was In a bad place before I started...I was going to comit suicide....the. Music was introduced to me...I was about 15, and i sat Down at a piano...a day...
    Bowviokey Bowviokey 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 15

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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...
    Zukiiwii Zukiiwii 13-15, M Aug 17

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    I love playing piano And I was wondering if you have any piano sheet music for songs that are quite popular please could you send them to me Also if you have ' streets of London...
    snazzygal3000 snazzygal3000 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wish I can have my own Piano. I want to play piano. And play it very well.
    Frozzen Frozzen 16-17, F Jul 31

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    Piano, in which is one of the most flexible instrument in the world have been written. The sound of the tone never ends. Piano doesn't have its limitation. If you keep playing a...
    Longnhat5 Longnhat5 13-15, M Aug 2

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