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Funeral for a Cracked Plate (Piano) Caveat Emptor!
By Shirley S Kirsten
Friday, December 10, 2010

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No one will believe this story, except those who trust their eyes to bear witness to a tragedy that befell a piano and its owner. The photos embe dded in the text flesh out this particular misfortune in graphic detail giving credence to the statement that truth is stranger than fiction.

If anything can be learned from this epic ordeal, it’s Buyer Beware!

“Shattered Dreams,” is a chapter from my manuscript about pianos; the people who sometimes impetuously buy and love them; abandon them; and then often try to re-claim them. Add in sleazy Internet scams, shady international dealers, foul play, and you have a burgeoning soap opera starring any number of exotic pianos that end up in the trash as firewood, stripped of their dignity, and sometimes left bear boned without a case. One particular cracked plate, a skeletal remain of an antique European grand, the Proksch, endured so much abuse that it was laid to rest in a stirring ceremony, its owner overwrought with grief.

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