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What famous piano players can play a song the fastest?

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Want to really impress your friends and family? There are so many famous piano songs out there designed just for that! Here, Nutley, NJ teacher Christina C. shares five amazingly fast piano pieces, and her tips for mastering them… Playing piano is a lot of fun, but it is even more fun to play fast! read more

Guinness keeps a record of "the world's fastest pianist," a distinction which is a fun novelty but has no musical significance of any kind. Peter Bence, a Berklee College of Music student from Hungary, achieved 765 piano key "hits" per minute in 2012, playing a Bösendorfer 290. I believe his is still the official record. read more

When Pollini won the International Chopin Piano Competition in 1960, Arthur Rubinstein apparently said: “that boy can play the piano better than any of us.” Ever since, Pollini has been steadily building his reputation as one of today's greatest pianists having performed with the likes of conductor Claudio Abbado and the Vienna Philharmonic. read more

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