6 Things to Know About Piano
February 18, 2021
Learn more about Piano's great History! A great instrument capable of playing a wide array of sounds. Many classical piano pieces have stood the test of time, making their way into our modern lives and providing the soundtrack for countless classic movie scenes shows.
1. Who invented Piano?
The piano was invented in Italy in 1709 by Bartolomeo di Francesco Cristofori.
2. Piano is a complex tool!
230 strings are needed for a piano to make its full range of sound.
3. It boosts your brain
Learning piano may enhance a child language building skills and overall academic achievement.
4. The world's largest pianos
The Alexander Piano is 19 feet (~6 meters) long, it is one of the world's largest Pianos and has an extra level of depth and resonance.
5. Music and Luxury
The "Crystal Piano" was sold 3.22 million dollars and received its fifteen minutes of fame during the Beijing Olympic Games.
6. More than 300 years later
One of Cristofori's original pianos is still in existence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
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