Archive for June 30th, 2016


So How Did They Get That Grand Piano to the Arctic?

Human Wrongs Watch

By Mike Fincken*

29 June, 2016 (Greenpeace) – The Steinway baby grand piano was slung and swung on board in Germany, it was lashed down in the hold and we headed north. We took in a storm off the coast of Norway where green seas were shipped over the pitching bow and portholes resembled washing machines.

Photo: Greenpeace

As the degrees of latitude rose, those of temperature dropped. When we crossed the Arctic Circle and all the time we traveled I wondered what sound would finally come out of that adventurous piano.

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