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The Top 10 Photos of Pianists Showing Off Their Hands
'Just look at these' say the photos
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 04:19 PM
New album covers by the pianists Lang Lang and Alessio Bax raise an age-old question that pianists face when confronted with a camera: What should they do with their hands?
The solutions, it turns out, are numerous: clasp them in front, hold them in the air, drape them across the keyboard, fold them together. Here are ten solutions to the pianist hand pose. Please share your favorites in the comments below.