There is tantamount to a spiritual connection between a player and his or her instrument and that can also be said of the toy piano.

John Cage’s Suite for Toy Pianofrom 1948 is the first-ever serious piece of music written for the toy piano.

Margaret Leng Tan Margaret Leng Tan. Photo © Michael Dames

It is really quite daunting because of all the subtleties and intricacies that Cage managed to...

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