A Vintage Grand Piano Gets Reengineered to Play 20 Different Instruments with a Push of Its Keys

The Ukrain­ian Band “Brunettes Shoot Blondes” took a bro­ken, vin­tage grand piano and reengi­neered it, turn­ing it into “a hybrid, con­tain­ing 20 instru­ments.” Now, when you press the keys, the “piano ham­mers beat a marim­ba, tam­bourine, cym­bals or even cas­tanets. There are also spe­cial mechan­i­cal devices that allow for the play­ing of cel­lo, vio­lins and organ.” Watch it in action above…

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