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Piano player   /piˈænoʊ plˈeɪər/   Listen
Piano player

A person who plays the piano.  Synonym: pianist.

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"Piano player" Quotes from Famous Books

... sure, in extravagant terms. Wagner is a mere ghoul and impostor: "The Flying Dutchman" is no more than a parody on Weber, and "Parsifal" is "an outrage against religion, morals and music." Daddy Liszt is "the inventor of the Liszt pupil, a bad piano player, a venerable man with a purple nose—a Cyrano de Cognac nose." Tschaikowsky is the Slav gone crazy on vodka. He transformed Hamlet into "a yelling man" and Romeo and Juliet into "two monstrous Cossacks, who gibber and squeak ...
— A Book of Prefaces • H. L. Mencken

... anybody who can play the piano for my rehearsals to suit me unless they have played professional rehearsals before. They must have a certain touch to inspire me, so a good pianist means a lot. Insist upon one who reads easily and who can play by ear as well. If you have a rotten piano player the numbers will usually turn out to be terrible. There must be something in the way the number is played to make the members of the chorus want ...
— The Art of Stage Dancing - The Story of a Beautiful and Profitable Profession • Ned Wayburn

Words linked to "Piano player" :   Liszt, Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein, Bela Bartok, Ignace Paderewski, Clara Josephine Schumann, Marc Blitzstein, Hess, Horowitz, Rachmaninov, Jerry Lee Lewis, Frederic Francois Chopin, musician, Schnabel, Paderewski, Vladimir Horowitz, Czerny, Karl Czerny, Franz Liszt, Chopin, Rudolf Serkin, Falla, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Sergei Rachmaninov, Poulenc, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Blitzstein, Lewis, Schumann, Anton Gregor Rubinstein, Artur Rubinstein, Artur Schnabel, Manuel de Falla, Charles Camille Saint-Saens, player, Bartok, Serkin, Dame Myra Hess, Saint-Saens, Arthur Rubinstein, Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov, Rachmaninoff, Anton Rubenstein, Rubinstein, Francis Poulenc, Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff, instrumentalist

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