"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
22 August 2008
Behold the finger stretcher!
"Developed in America in 1910
to help pianists hit the sprawling notes
demanded by the likes of Stravinsky and Debussy. Careful use was required:
it is thought the composer Schumann destroyed his hands using an early version
If you want to stretch your fingers, such devices are occasionally available on eBay.
sold on the Spanish eBay site for 18.85 Euros.
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