Category: Piano Information

Celebrate Piano Day on March 28

On March 28, the world will be honoring that most majestic of keyboards – the piano. Built for the first time on the early 1700s, the piano is one of the most widely used instruments, and many children who begin music lessons often start on the piano. In most music schools and conservatories, the piano… Read more »

Crediting Bartolomeo Cristofori

Gathering around the piano to listen and sing along as skilled musicians pluck out famous songs is a popular pastime among many, but do you know why pianos exist? Who can you credit for giving the world this wonderful instrument? Bartolomeo Cristofori, the Italian harpsichord maker who is credited with the invention of the piano,… Read more »

Six Christmas Classics to Play on Your Piano

It’s that time of year again – the Christmas season is upon us. One of the best ways to spread holiday cheer is to sit down at the piano and play away some of the classic carols and tunes that celebrate the season. With the right music, you and your family can get into the… Read more »

Understanding Piano Strings

There’s a lot going on under the proverbial hood of a piano. The inner workings include dampers that help manipulate the tones, the hammers that cue the vibrations and of course the strings themselves. While it seems simple, there’s a lot of interesting things going on with the strings themselves. Let’s take a look at… Read more »