A piano: I can smell it before I see it—wood and dust and what else I’m not sure. I don’t know what makes piano-smell different from the tang of generic wooden furniture. Maybe all the other parts, the felt and steel and iron, give it that unique character. But I know that smell, even before I can name it.
Stress, suffering, and the musical possibilities of not throwing a piano off the top of a tall building
Posted October 28, 2011 by