Cambridge Engineers Set Out To Break Piano Playing Record The Daily Mail reports they wanted to break the record for most people playing the piano at the same time. They had school kids design long mechanical fingers to allow 88 people to play at once.
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Cambridge Engineers Set Out To Break Piano Playing Record

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Cambridge Engineers Set Out To Break Piano Playing Record

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. Cambridge engineers wanted to set a record for most people playing a piano at the same time. A standard piano has 88 keys, so how about 88 people? The Daily Mail reports the engineers had school kids design long mechanical fingers to make this possible. Every kid played a single key. And they performed a composition called "88 Pianists."

(SOUNDBITE OF VIDEO, "88 PIANISTS PLAY ON ONE PIANO")

UNIDENTIFIED SCHOOLCHILDREN: (Playing piano.)

KING: Sounds like a record.

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