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What are these piano giants playing at?

June 24, 2017 by norman lebrecht

4 comments.


 

Nice picture, but not exactly what they’re playing.


Comments (4)

  1. Kevin says:

    They are playing the reel “The wind that shakes the barley” on Balailikas here is Liam O’Flynn and Tommy Peoples

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoRA1PUzzcE

    1. M2N2K says:

      On *balalaikas* (на балалайках).

      1. Kevin says:

        No idea what all that Russian stuff means, they might be playing the theme from Shaun Davey’s Brendan Voyage, though without Uilleann pipes it would not sound great.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWB3tbBZO4k

        1. M2N2K says:

          Regardless of what that piece is, the instrument is called balalaika.


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