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Old 04-03-2013, 09:19 PM
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Empress Michiko of Japan is a great pianist.

Princess Amélia of Brazil also plays the piano.

Prince Rafael of Brazil plays guitar.

Princess Maria Gabriela of Brazil is gifted musician, she plays various intruments.
Princess Anne played the oboe when she was at boarding school, but she had to give it up because her teeth got in the way! (I thought that was quite funny; I played the clarinet for 6 years from grades 6 to 12 (age 11 to 17) and never found it a problem.) She also sang in the school choir (as did I when I was that age) and as well did fencing, ballet, lacrosse, tennis, badminton, volleyball, drama and of course horseback riding. When I was in my first year of college in 2009, I went to a lot of the varsity home games. I also participated in Wednesday noon hour activities in the gym; like basketball, dodgeball, shoe-tossing, etc, as well as Monday night intramural volleyball. Needless to say, I got the school spirit award at the end of the year.
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Princess Aiko of Japan plays the piano and violin.
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Old 07-15-2013, 04:38 PM
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Princess Madeleine of Sweden, The Duchess of Gastrikland and Halsingland is an excellent pianist
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Princess Madeleine of Sweden, The Duchess of Gastrikland and Halsingland is an excellent pianist
Is there any video or record where we can hear her play? I would love to hear how she plays the piano :-)
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:54 PM
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Is there any video or record where we can hear her play? I would love to hear how she plays the piano :-)
there is no video (at least i have not found one ) where we can hear her play however her piano teacher told expressen in may what a good perfomer and student she was/is and that he was writing some music in honour of the union
http://www.expressen.se/gt/musiklara...ssans-brollop/
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Old 07-15-2013, 07:17 PM
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Princess Anne played the oboe when she was at boarding school, but she had to give it up because her teeth got in the way! (I thought that was quite funny; I played the clarinet for 6 years from grades 6 to 12 (age 11 to 17) and never found it a problem.) She also sang in the school choir (as did I when I was that age) and as well did fencing, ballet, lacrosse, tennis, badminton, volleyball, drama and of course horseback riding. When I was in my first year of college in 2009, I went to a lot of the varsity home games. I also participated in Wednesday noon hour activities in the gym; like basketball, dodgeball, shoe-tossing, etc, as well as Monday night intramural volleyball. Needless to say, I got the school spirit award at the end of the year.
My first college roomate introduced herself by way of saying she was a music/oboe major and that oboists went mad because of the ENOURMOUS pressure it took to play the instrument built back into the brain. It was like - "Hi, watch me go off top dead center." I am sure Anne had a far better intro line at school.
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Princess Tessy plays alto saxophone.
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King Henry VIII of England owned and played a vast number of musical instruments.
These instruments were:
78 Flutes
76 Recorders
10 Trombones
14 Trumpets
5 Bagpipes


King George III of Great Britain played the harpsichord and the flute.




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Queen Juana (Joanna) of Castile, the daughter of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand V of Aragon, played the clavichord.
Prince Heinrich of Prussia, the brother of Wilhelm II, played the violin.
His wife Princess Irene of Hesse played the piano.
Prince Frederick Louis, the Prince of Wales, who was the son of King George II of England, played the cello.
Felice Pasquale Bacciochi, the husband of Elisa Bonaparte, was a most enthusiastic violinist.
In Royal Life magazine, it was written:

Prince William (of Cambridge) said: "I used to play the piano, trumpet and drums when I was your age, but I couldn't read music."

I did not know that Prince William could not read music.
Queen Victoria of England played the piano.
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