Travelogue Week 2015-13: Day of the Piano

I know it was Piano Day yesterday but where would my love of synths come from without first having a love of the piano? Some great women included on these playlists, too.

Stationary Travels

This week’s travelogue is focused exclusively on Piano Day (March 29) and piano centered music.

Piano Day


Not many people can just up and declare their own holiday, but composer Nils Frahm has done exactly that with Piano Day and it is getting a very warm reception.  What is it all about?

“At the end of 2014 I had an immediate urge to release a solo piano album which I recorded some time ago, and I was looking for a specific occasion to do so. I wanted it to be a nice surprise for everyone, so I thought of a meaningful release date to begin with.  Seconds later it came to my mind: I was about to create my own holiday in order to come up with a reason for this release. Moreover, if I could be proud of something, then of being responsible for an annual celebration of the piano. And here…

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