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When and Where Was Piano Made, Originally?

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...Bartolomeo Cristofori worked tirelessly to improve the sounds of clavier and harpsichord in his workshop in the 1700s. He was already accustomed to making these two instruments, but this time he went a little far and created something that was not too loud or too quiet...

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Red Alert: Can Piano Cause Carpal Tunnel?

Posted by Aury Roll on

...See how you play your piano. Does your posture comply with our recommendations of neutral or balanced posture? ...

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Can Piano Be Stored in a Garage?

Posted by Aury Roll on

As for the temperature, maintain at least a 70 degrees by any means possible (considering your only option is storing piano in your garage). However, make sure that you increase or decrease the temperature gradually enough...

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Why Do Piano Has 88 Keys?

Posted by Aury Roll on

Why not 100, 200, or 70? Why only 88? Is this standard some kind of testimony to the original creator of the piano, or is there any technical reason for it?

Let’s find the answers to these questions...

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Are Piano Keys Made of Ivory or Plastic?

Posted by Aury Roll on

Having a total of 88 black and white keys, pianos have been a vital music instrument for long. As much as the history of its music is interesting, so is the story of its key manufacturing.     Initially, when a lot of things were made from materials that were either hard to obtain or were obtained from the animals, similarly, piano keys were made from ivory – the white creamy substance that makes the major substance of the tusks of elephants.   The practice of keys being manufactured from ivory continued till long. However, in 1989, sensing the decreasing...

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