- 11:36 am - Sun, Aug 12, 2012
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So did you read that depressing article in The New York Times about used pianos that end up getting dumped and junked? I couldn’t help but notice that it inspired, in me at least, a surprisingly visceral sense of sadness — on behalf of what are, after all, objects.
Turns out it wasn’t just me: “The emotions evoked by the deaths of used pianos are powerful, and they came flooding in” after that article, The Times reports in a follow-up:
But when it comes to keeping old pianos alive, owners find that their feelings collide with the reality of expensive repairs and inexpensive, easily available brand-new replacements.
Read the details here.