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Man Invents Grand Piano With 102 Keys

An Australian craftsman has taken things up a notch and designed a grand piano with 102 keys, according to NPR Music.

Wayne Stuart, the man behind the design, claims that the 14 additional keys will set the bar higher for pianos to come: none can go as high, and very few can play notes as low as this Stuart and Sons grand piano.

Some musicians have found that the extra keys make a noticeable difference in sound, while others aren't particularly fond of the new product.

Now that someone has modified the modern piano, what will come next? Perhaps changes to other instruments will be seen in 2011 as well.

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