piano stool


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piano stool

n
(Instruments) a stool on which a pianist sits when playing a piano, esp one whose height is adjustable
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Noun1.piano stool - a stool for piano playerspiano stool - a stool for piano players; usually adjustable in height
stool - a simple seat without a back or arms
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He did not know what to do with those arms and hands, and when, to his excited vision, one arm seemed liable to brush against the books on the table, he lurched away like a frightened horse, barely missing the piano stool. He watched the easy walk of the other in front of him, and for the first time realized that his walk was different from that of other men.
Some of the stage directions include yawning at the audience, climbing on the piano stool behind the pianist, taking a little step on each pizzicato note, making kissing sounds, and my favorite: the violinist is told to "walk threateningly towards the pianist" after which the pianist gets the direction to "be scared of the violinist."
I don't have the piano, but I do have the piano stool, and I will never part with it.
He would do silly things with a piano, put a seat belt around his piano stool and get people to sing daft stuff.
She had seemed less than promising when she sat down on her half of the piano stool, monosyllabic, crouched in to herself.
IF Alexis Sanchez had been hitting all the right notes from the moment he sat at the Old Trafford piano stool, his salary would barely get a mention.
Gaga and Bradley gave a steamy performance of their hit single Shallow - and nobody could take their eyes off the couple as they cosied up next to each other on the piano stool.
So I'm going to be a little chance-yhellipYo Bradley, you wanna come up and do this one?" Of course, he couldn't say no to Gaga or the fans so he made his way to the stage and performed with her, sitting on the piano stool with her at one point, and also riling up the crowd for Gaga's big singing moments.
Only Mourinho had different ideas and ever since Sanchez sat on that piano stool for his unveiling, Martial has not looked the same player.
"They put him on a piano stool and he just started doing the scales."
The finale was the Galop Marche by Albert Lavignac, for one piano and eight hands, performed by the Ukrainian Quartet (Nadia Lopchynska, Olena Osika, Ohla Kochura and Natalia Kashyrtseva), who clowned around, fought over the music, pushed one another off the piano stool, took selfies with a mobile phone, performed exercises in time with the music and at the same time played the music.
But it wouldn't be a Mustonen concert without his favoured instrument and he duly obliged with Mozart's 'Coronation' Piano Concerto #26, conducting from the piano stool, mostly with his left hand as much of the piano part is written for right hand only.