‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ initiative started back in 2008 in Birmingham UK and every year new cities add to this growing international legacy. Street Pianos engage people in musical activies and give the public a possibility to express themselves. Picture Copyright: Gabriele Neeb

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‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ was first commissioned by Fierce Earth in Birmingham, UK in 2008. With 15 pianos located across the city for three weeks it is estimated that over 140,000 people played or listened to music from the pianos. Since then ‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ has reached an estimated six million people worldwide. Each new city that commissions the artwork becomes part of this growing international legacy. Street Pianos are designed to provoke people into engaging, activating and claiming ownership of their urban landscape. Like a musical equivalent of Facebook, Street Pianos, together with this website, provide an interconnected resource for the public to express themselves.

The pianos have also enticed many hidden musicians out of the woodwork. It has become apparent that there are thousands of pianists out there who don’t have regular access to a piano. ‘Play Me, I’m Yours’ provides access to this wonderful musical instrument and gives musicians the opportunity to share their creativity by performing in public.
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