The effort to mirror objects in the world in our artistic creations reaches back into prehistory.
Creativity has eluded encoding. Programmers have failed to make machines that create as humans create.
In biological terms the pianist corresponds to the epigenetic processes that “play” the otherwise static linear information represented in DNA.
Lots of people are comfortable with idea that the universe is pregnant with transcendent meaning — but only so long as that idea is expressed inarticulately.