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Are Piano Keys Made of Ivory or Plastic?

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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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How Piano Makes You Smarter? What Are the Scientific Evidence?

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...Another study, although relatively conducted to see the influence of all the musical instrument, also shows how playing piano can make you “brainier”...

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How Piano Changes the Life of a Pianist?

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“Piano has made and is making my world. For me, playing the piano is like breathing in a garden of roses and jasmines. With every breath, you take in more scents and everything seem to take a course on their own – a course towards the betterment of self.”

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Best Practical Remedies for Pianists to Relieve Back and Neck Pains

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Playing piano can sometimes take a toll on your back and neck muscles. However, it is not the practice that is to be blamed, but our poor posture...

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9 Tips To Definitely Improve Your Posture At The Piano

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It’s a New Year and many of us make New Year’s Resolutions – setting goals to better ourselves in one way or other. Sometimes those goals are so hard to attain that we end up failing and by February we swear to never make another resolution. For pianists, we have different reasons to try to better ourselves. Spending hours in front of a piano practicing is difficult enough. But what about how we sit at our instrument? Poor posture can bring on a number of problems.   The Bad Things About Bad Posture   In order to master a spine-tingling...

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