It looks like you’ll soon be able to buy a Lego grand piano that you can actually play

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We’ve seen all kinds of musical Lego tie-ins in the past, but a playable mini grand piano? That sounds like something new.

A Tweet from the Lego Ideas account features a small video that shows what appears to be a playable piano made of bricks, albeit one with only eight keys. We’re told that “a mini masterpiece is on its way,” implying that this is a set that’s going to go on sale.

It seems that the piano has come to life thanks to a fan submission from Donny Chen, which quickly gained enough votes on the Lego Ideas website to be considered as a candidate to be turned into a proper set.

Whether the finished piano will have a larger keyboard remains to be seen - its potential use as a proper musical instrument will be sorely limited if not - but we await the big reveal with interest.

Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it. 

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