How long can a grand piano survive in the open air?

The Dutch composer Rik Elings found a grand abandoned beside a canal after a photoshoot in August.



He passes by and plays it every day, filming and recording the process of deterioration.

Not sure what the end result will be, but here’s yesterday’s video. Day 86 and it’s still more or less in tune. And the sun shone.
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