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April 8, 2009

The Ramsey Piano

Filed under: Podcasts and Slideshows — Matt Anderson @ 3:21 pm

Cindy Olsen, Acting Site Manager at the Alexander Ramsey House, discusses conservation work recently done to the house’s 1872 Steinway grand piano, and the unusual circumstances involved in the preservation of a musical instrument. Pianist Jeremy Roth accompanies her comments with Bach’s “Prelude in C Major.”

 
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2 Responses to “The Ramsey Piano”

  1. Piano For Sale Says:

    It Won’t play in my Browser (firefox) :-(

    Lori Williamson reply on February 7th, 2011:

    Strange. It plays for me in Firefox. It’s also on YouTube, if that helps:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZZqp4lNbQM
    Sorry for the difficulty!
    Let me know if you keep having trouble, and thanks for letting us know.
    Lori Williamson
    Collection-Reference Depart., MHS



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