An Encore for Richard Rodgers' Piano NPR's Liane Hansen talks with pianist John Bucchino about his new CD, On Richard Rodgers' Piano. Bucchino used the legendary songwriter's 1939 Steinway to record the disc.
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An Encore for Richard Rodgers' Piano

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An Encore for Richard Rodgers' Piano

An Encore for Richard Rodgers' Piano

Pianist Records a CD Using Songwriter's Steinway

An Encore for Richard Rodgers' Piano

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NPR's Liane Hansen talks with pianist John Bucchino about his new CD, On Richard Rodgers' Piano. The disc features Bucchino's interpretations of 16 Rodgers classics, performed on the legendary songwriter's 1939 Steinway grand piano.

The piano, which was completely refurbished prior to the recording sessions, is owned by Rodgers' grandson, composer Adam Guettel.