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Abandoned and Broken Piano Finds News Life as Beautiful Coffee Table

Built by trinity_lee on reddit An old neglected piano with broken keys and a split soundboard has found new life as a beautiful coffee table after being upcycled and restored by reddit user trinity_lee. The legs are made from 4″ steel I-beams and trinity_lee says his custom-built pieces typically sell for $4-$5K USD plus shipping. via trinity_lee on reddit Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2018/08/old-piano-gets-turned-into-coffee-table/

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The Last Great Moment of Elvis Career was this Chilling Performance of Unchained Melody

In one of his final performances before his tragic death, Elvis Presley delivered an incredible rendition of ‘Unchained Melody’ during a concert in Rapid City, South Dakota on June 21, 1977. The performance, described as “the last great moment of his career”, was recorded for his last television special two months before his death in August 1977. An article in Rolling Stone adds: He had an enlarged heart, an enlarged intestine, hypertension and incredibly painful bowel problems. He was barely sleeping and should have probably been in the hospital, but…

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When Someone Says Show Me Some Impressive Piano Playing

Valentina Lisitsa plays Beethoven’s famous “Moonlight” Sonata (Op. 27, No. 2, 3rd Movement). This was recorded in Beethovensaal, Hannover, Germany, December 2009. I can’t even fathom playing something like this, let alone composing it back in 1801! Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/valentina-lisitsa-plays-beethovens-moonlight-sonata/

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90-Year-Old Couple Play Impromptu Piano Duet in Mayo Clinic Lobby

Filmed in 2008, this serendipitous moment was filmed by Jodi Hume who was at the Mayo Clinic visiting her mom. On the piano are Fran and Marlo Cowan, a 90-year-old couple that have been married for 62 years at the time. The song is ‘Old Grey Bonnet’ and Jodi describes the day she happened across the piano playing couple: “From the balcony we could see an older couple sitting side by side at the piano playing together and entertaining a host of people. Some were in wheelchairs, others were sitting…

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