upright piano


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upright piano

a piano which has a rectangular vertical case
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My mother came to the rescue with this upright piano.
They'd wanted to us to perform something called The Camel Dance, in which groups of five boys and girls walked around in a circle, backs humped over like camels, while some senile crone tinkled something out on a nearby upright piano.
In fact, we've tried to do the same thing in Merthyr with an old upright piano we salvaged from the nearby dump and had re-tuned.
The resourceful pair logged on to internet auction site Ebay and put in a bid for a second hand upright piano being sold by a music school in Leaming ton.
The upright piano is one of two from the film in which actor and singer Dooley Wilson sang "As Time Goes By," the signature song for lovers played by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
Other rare items up for grabs include Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to Like A Rolling Stone and John Lennon's upright piano.
Fiona Grant, who lives in Morpeth, had put a spinet - a forerunner of the upright piano - up for sale with Newcastle auctioneers Anderson & Garland.
But there are others that might surprise you -- a gas stove dating to the late 1920s, soapstone sinks, air conditioning units and an upright piano.
Instrumentation includes body beats, upright piano, ukulele and a light string section.
We see small items--Swiss Army knife, Smartphone, hair dryer; mid-sized items--record player, power drill, toaster; large items--accordion, sewing machine, carpet steamer; and extra-large items--bicycle, upright piano, and two-seater light aircraft (from an assembly kit).
My Mother Was an Upright Piano is Tania Hershman's second collection of very short stories--her first, The White Road and Other Stories, was commended by the judges of the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers.
The 58-key upright piano on which actor and singer Dooley Wilson performed As Time Goes By, the signature song of the 1942 film's star-crossed lovers played by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, sold at Sotheby's for $602,500 including commission.